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  1. Bysiewicz Seeks Latino Support On Grand Ave.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | New Haven Independent

    Yolanda Guzman made sure that Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Susan Bysiewicz didn't leave her Grand Avenue bakery without taking a slice of tres leches cake. In fact, Guzman packed eight slices of the three-milk Mexican dessert bread for the Democratic nominee: one slice for Bysiewicz, and one for each of the seven other local businesspeople, politicos, and campaign supporters who gave the former secretary of the state a walking tour of five different Fair Haven small businesses on Thursday afternoon.

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  2. Route 34 Vision Shifts To RentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | New Haven Independent

    A plan to develop housing on 4.3 vacant acres along Route 34 moved forward Thursday night, but not before a longtime neighborhood leader criticized a turn away from promoting homeownership. The plan calls for building 56 affordable rental apartments in 11 buildings and an office meeting center on a site at 16 Miller St/, which is bound by Ella T. Grasso Boulevard to the west, North Frontage Road to the north, Tyler Street to the east, and Legion Avenue to the south.

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  3. City Looks Within Ranks To Groom Teachers Of ColorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | New Haven Independent

    A decade ago, Richard Cowes quit his high-paying job in the insurance industry to go into education. He started off teaching as a substitute, earning $50 a day, just to see what the profession would be like.

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  4. "Welcome to The Hill North" Signs PitchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | New Haven Independent

    The new leaders of the Hill North management team is proud of their neighborhood. And with a rush of new development in the neighborhood in the works, they want visitors and residents alike to know exactly when and where they are stepping foot in the Hill.

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  5. DeGale Field To Get A MakeoverRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | New Haven Independent

    DeGale Field, better known in the city as Goffe Street Park, is headed for a makeover thanks to about $217,597 in grant money that is expected to come from the state. State Rep. Toni Walker broke that news Tuesday to neighbors of the Whalley Avenue/Edgewood Beaver Hills Community Management Team during its monthly meeting at the police substation next to Minore's Market.

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  6. Inmates Beat Guns Into PlowsharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | New Haven Independent

    Four New Haven Correctional Center inmates literally beat "swords into ploughshares" on Thursday as they forged new garden tools from donated and repurposed handguns, shotguns, and assault rifles. TOutside of the New Haven police headquarters at 1 Union Ave., the four current New Haven inmates worked with blacksmiths from the Colorado Springs-based RAWtools, Inc. to forge two-sided mattocks out of former handguns, shotguns, and assault rifles acquired by the city's police department through its annual gun buyback program.

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  7. Students Walk Out; The Adults FollowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | New Haven Independent

    Hundreds of New Haven high school students walked out of classes Monday to a downtown "sanctuary" church - with the support of school officials but very much on their own terms. The students came from Wilbur Cross, Hillhouse, and Common Ground High Schools to support Nelson Pinos, a factory worker from the Annex neighborhood who took refuge at the First & Summerfield Church across form the Green 294 days ago rather than heed a federal order to return to his native Ecuador.

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  8. Highsmith To Become Hall Of FamerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | New Haven Independent

    Entrepreneur and philanthropist Carlton Highsmith will be the first inductee of the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council Hall of Fame. Highsmith is the founder of Specialized Packaging Group , a formerly New Haven-based package design and package engineering firm.

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  9. Historic Palladium Building Goes UpscaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | New Haven Independent

    The upper levels of the city's first circulating library and first public high school are now office space and 10 luxury apartments. On Tuesday afternoon, dozens of New Haveners took a series of guided tours through the recently renovated Palladium Building at 135 Orange St., which is owned by Juan Salas-Romer and his real estate company, NHR Properties.

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  10. After Thefts, Cops Arrest Violent, Disturbed ManRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | New Haven Independent

    At 2:26 a.m., the sister of an allegedly emotionally disturbed New Haven man, phoned police to report he was out of control and needed hospitalization. Officers Thomas Blaisdell and Caitlin Zarella spoke with the man's roommates at their University Place apartment.

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  11. APT's Toll On Our NeighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | New Haven Independent

    Last week, over 30 minutes in mid-morning, my husband and I witnessed open-air drug deals outside of the church next door, followed by drug use next to a school bus. A knife-wielding man rampaged up the street followed by a highly intoxicated woman.

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  12. New Daycare Center Comes To Old Rt. 34Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | New Haven Independent

    A former parking lot stranded between MLK Boulevard and Legion Avenue in the Hill is now home to a 10,000 square-foot childcare center that uses a cast of anthropomorphic animal characters to teach toddlers everything from vocabulary to etiquette to yoga.

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  13. Training Starts For 31 Police CadetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | New Haven Independent

    Three months behind schedule, a new crop of students arrived for their first day of classes this week: the 31 police cadets who'll be trained at the policy academy. After a Monday afternoon swearing-in at the academy at 710 Sherman Parkway, the cadets finally got started on their 32-week training, where they'll learn the basics of policing.

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  14. City Charters Outperform State AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | New Haven Independent

    The students in three New Haven charter elementary schools continue to outperform the state on tests of reading and math proficiency. But a measure of those students' actual academic growth each year shows they're mostly still just behind the state.

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  15. Matteson Returning To City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | New Haven Independent

    Harp has chosen Sean Matteson to serve as her acting chief administrative officer . Matteson replaces Mike Carter, who resigned from the position effective Sept.

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  16. Hurricane Florence Prompts PreparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | New Haven Independent

    Connecticut is expected to be spared the havoc of Hurricane Florence, but the storm's impending landfall in the Carolinas prompted a reminder about preparedness. State Sens. Martin Looney, Gary Winfield, and Bob Duff joined Mayor Toni Harp and in the city's Emergency Operations Center at 200 Orange St. Thursday to remind residents that it's hurricane season not just in the Carolinas and the Gulf Coast but in New England as well.

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  17. Gerda & Bolivar Go 120 RoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | New Haven Independent

    As a crowd looked on, two Fair Haven families competed to rescue a boarded-up two-story house on Blatchley Avenue. Gerda Genece would wait until the auctioneer declared, "Going once ... going twice ..." then jump in with a triumphant "one dollar!" The bidding took place at an unusual foreclosure auction Saturday at 409 Blatchley Ave. The house has been abandoned for at least five years, maybe longer.

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  18. Banner Project Puts Face To Youth VoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | New Haven Independent

    On the heels of an art installation on the Green that declared "We Are: A Nation of Immigrants" , a new installation is going up on buildings throughout the city declaring that the youth of the city matter. As part of an "I Matter" photo series , photographer Rob Goldman has teamed up with New Haven to display banner-sized photos of his work throughout the city featuring portraits of teens and young adults throughout the city and a statement from each of them about their self-worth.

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  19. Jovan Lemar Goes Back To The FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | New Haven Independent

    "I'll Be iight," from Jovan Lemar 's new album Talk of the Times, comes in swinging - not like a boxer, but like a lounge act. It's a sample of brushes on drums, a lilting piano line.

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  20. Kimber Sparks Racial Furor Over SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | New Haven Independent

    At Wednesday night's Board of Education meeting, Hispanic leaders turned out in force, packing the cafeteria at Celentano Biotech, Health, and Medical Magnet School, to respond to comments that the controversial minister made at a sparsely attended meeting last month suggesting that too many top jobs go to Latinos. At that meeting two weeks ago, Kimber said white parents and brown politicians had meddled in Superintendent Carol Birks's administrative reorganization , while black leaders had stayed silent about cuts and moves that affected their community.

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