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  1. 2nd Child Poisoned; Where's The City?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    A second child at a West River home has tested as having elevated blood lead levels just two weeks after his downstairs neighbors received a temporary stay on their eviction because of lead paint levels found throughout an apartment - a problem for which both sides ultimately blame the city's health department. On Monday afternoon Amy Marx, an attorney at the New Haven Legal Assistance Association , sent a letter to city Environmental Health Program Director Paul Kowalski announcing that her 2-year-old client Elijah Hall has a blood lead level of seven micrograms per deciliter , which is two units higher than what city, state and federal agencies deem "elevated," and therefore demanding public health intervention.

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  2. Elm City Shoe Leather Pays Off At CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    Aaron Goode traveled to the state Capitol five times and sent hundreds of emails to try to convince legislators to have Connecticut join a national movement to bypass the electoral college in choosing a president. Those years of lobbying by him and other New Haven pro-democracy activists have now born results.

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  3. Harp: Whom Do We Call Now At Yale?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    She doesn't see Yale retreating from New Haven. But Mayor Toni Harp does question the effect that the university's latest top-level shuffle will mean for town-gown relations.

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  4. Bysiewicz Not Ceding City To LamontRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    Susan Bysiewicz lost New Haven Mayor Toni Harp's endorsement for her quest to become Connecticut's next governor, but she demonstrated support Sunday in the heart of high-voting Westvile from people who pull the vote for progressive candidates. More than 50 people showed up Sunday night to hear the candidate at Manjares Fine Pastries & Tapas Bar on West Rock Avenue.

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  5. Albertus Inaugurates President CamilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    New Haven's Albertus Magnus College, which has recently stepped up its commitment to closer town-gown relations, inaugurated its 14th president on Friday afternoon with calls for study, prayer, service, and community. Around 200 faculty, students, college administrators and elected officials attended the inauguration of Marc Camille.

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  6. Carpenter With Poisoned Kid Tries A FixRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    Benjamin Mejia left his carpentry job each day in a cloud of vapors, wood shavings and dust. His steel-toed boots tracked the worksite into his apartment.

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  7. Wrong Motorcycle, Wrong HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    A day after a deadly standoff with a barricaded man in North Haven, New Haven police blocked off a portion of Newhallville for what appeared to be a standoff with a barricaded man - but turned out not to be. The episode took place outside of the three-family home at 279 Highland St., which stands in the middle of the block between Winchester Avenue and Sheffield Avenue.

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  8. Harp To Back Lamont; Lamont To Back TweedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    Ned Lamont has snagged a prize in his quest to win the Democratic nomination for governor: the endorsement of New Haven Mayor Toni Harp. Lamont and Harp are scheduled to announce the endorsement at a press conference at Tweed-New Haven Thursday at 2:30 p.m., according to multiple people connected to the event.

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  9. House Passes Billboard Brightness BillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    Spurred by public opposition to a blinding blinking billboard on New Haven's Whalley Avenue, state legislators voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill that would allow cities and towns to regulate the illumination of public advertisements, so long as those signs have the technological ability to calibrate their own brightness. That was the result of Wednesday afternoon's debate on the floor of the Connecticut General Assembly in Hartford.

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  10. 2nd Man Cleared, Freed In Deli MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    After spending 19 years behind bars for a crime he's no longer accused of committing, Marquis Jackson walked out of court a free man Thursday - with a planned upcoming stop in Wakanda. New Haven Superior Court Judge Elpedio Vitale dismissed all charges against Jackson, who turns 39 on Monday, connected to his alleged involvement in a botched robbery-turned-murder at Dixwell Deli at 706 Dixwell Ave. early in the morning on Jan. 24, 1999.

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  11. New Haven Cops Help Out With North Haven Standoff, FireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    The incident is unfolding on Quinnipiac Avenue in North Haven, where an explosion occurred during a standoff between that town's cops and a barricaded man. Six people, including North Haven cops, were reported injured in the incident.

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  12. Dad Sides With Cop Against Dirt-BikerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    As two-wheeled thrill-seekers rev up their engines for another season of mayhem on New Haven streets, a dirt-bike rider and a cop who arrested him blamed each other in court Tuesday for causing a crash - a factual dispute that may be settled by a dad who watched the vehicles collide from the curb. The city is fending off a civil lawsuit filed by a 39-year-old motorcyclist accusing a police officer of driving recklessly and crashing his cruiser into the dirt bike.

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  13. Hill To Downtown Phase 1 Breaks GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    Hardhats were donned and hands were put to shovel by a Stamford developer and Mayor Toni Harp on a bright Tuesday to officially mark the start of construction for the first phase of the Hill to Downtown Project. That happened at 22 Gold St., home of the former Prince Street School in a section of the Hill neighborhood that was destroyed during the construction of the Route 34/Oak Street Connector during the urban renewal era.

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  14. Neighbors Fly Out Of Airport "Workshop"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    Sean O'Brien and five other Morris Covers walked out of a city-organized workshop on proposed airport improvements and a "community benefits package" to accompany a proposed expanded runway at Tweed Airport. They called the "workshop" a poor substitute for democracy.

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  15. Guv Hopefuls Pay For Elm City ExpertiseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    Boise Kimber is getting Guy Smith into black churches. Audrey Tyson is opening Ned Lamont's New Haven office.

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  16. Harp Passes Reins Of Mayors GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    With a last blast of New Haven policy talk, Toni Harp completed her term as president of the African American Mayors Association. The group elected a new president, Mayor Oliver Gilbert of Miami Gardens, Florida, at a conference this past weekend at a Doubletree Hotel in Crystal City, Virginia, outside Washington, D.C. A year ago the group elected Harp, New Haven's first-ever female mayor, its first-ever female president.

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  17. Dirt Bikers Threaten Driver, Flee CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    The daredevil dirt bike season began with a vroom as renegade riders surrounded a driver's car, then surrounded a cop car, before zooming away through a park. A group of dirt bike and ATV riders were traveling recklessly in the area of Kimberly Avenue and Ella Grasso Boulevard around 4:30 p.m. A husband and wife were in a car; the woman became visibly upset about the danger.

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  18. High Lead Levels Stall EvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    A New Haven housing court judge ordered the landlord of a two-family house in the West River neighborhood to temporarily relocate the first-floor tenants he is trying to evict until he can prove that the high lead levels on the walls, doors, windows, and floors of his building are not unduly toxic for the young parents and their four young children. Judge Anthony Avallone issued that ruling during a hearing in the third-floor housing court at the Connecticut Superior Court building at 121 Elm St. He decided to continue for another week the eviction suit of landlord Abdullah Soliman against tenant Maajid Muhammad.

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  19. Beulah Unveils A Promised Land In DixwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    Dixwell neighbors are used to developers trying to woo them with plans for apartments, leaving them asking "'affordable' for whom?" They were pleased not to be asking that question after hearing Thursday night about the details of a new planned gateway to their neighborhood with 70 mostly lower-income apartments on a now-vacant lot once known for barbecue.

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  20. Posthumous Art Exhibit Expands And HealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    Magnolia blossoms blooming outside the Ely Center of Contemporary Art on Trumbull Street added a welcoming touch to the opening reception for "Circling Lev: Artwork of Levni SinanoAYlu," a new exhibit showcasing the work of a young, impactful, New Haven-based artist who died in his art studio at Erector Square almost two years ago. His legacy now is receiving a much overdue burnishing.

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