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  1. So Long, Farnam. Hello, "Mill River"Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New Haven Independent

    The former Farnam Courts public housing development has traded its dilapidated townhouses for high-rise living, a new name, and views of the Q Bridge and East Rock that rival some of the fanciest digs downtown. Officials from the Housing Authority of New Haven were joined by Mayor Toni Harp and officials from the state and federal government Tuesday to cut the ribbon on the first completed phase of the onsite redevelopment of the nearly 80-year-old housing complex.

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  2. 3 Landlords Hit With New Lead OrdersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New Haven Independent

    The city's Health Department has found lead paint hazards at three different city apartments, all of which currently house children with elevated blood lead levels. One of those apartments is in a West River complex that the city cited back in February for presenting lead paint hazards to a different lead-burdened child in a neighboring unit.

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  3. Common Ground Hits The StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | New Haven Independent

    Step aside, Stop & Shop and Big Y: There's a hotter spot to buy produce near the Brookside housing development. It's a mobile wooden stand run by Common Ground High School students, whose school grows the vegetables on sale.

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  4. Mayor Open To Idea Of Fewer Top CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | New Haven Independent

    Downsizing New Haven's police patrols isn't on the agenda, but cutting the number of assistant chiefs might be. Mayor Harp made the comment in response to questions about long-term efforts to close New Haven's $30 million structural deficit .

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  5. Cat Cafe First Test To New Zone RegRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | New Haven Independent

    A haven for cats and the humans who enjoy them will be the first test of Westville Village's new zoning rules. Last month, the Board of Alders approved the creation of a new zone for Westville's commercial district that allows more density and a greater mix of uses.

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  6. Alders Play Hardball With Mayor's RaisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | New Haven Independent

    The average city homeowner will save around $10 on his or her new property tax bill if alders follow through on plans to strip city department budgets by nearly half of a million dollars and put that money instead towards reducing the new 11 percent tax increase. The effort represents a direct rebuttal of the mayor's recent allocation of $483,172 in raises to non-unionized city department heads and other positions that hadn't seen raises for up to seven years.

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  7. Up Next: Cucumber Scrubs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | New Haven Independent

    Wilbur Cross High School rising senior Nina Javier knew she had to incorporate agriculture into her business venture. Instead of writing a recipe, she created her own carrot body scrub.

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  8. SNAP & ICE On Murphy's Last MileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | New Haven Independent

    In a quest to raise enough money to travel to Orlando for a basketball tournament, the New Haven Heat was lucky to bump into a U.S. senator Saturday. The Heat, a youth basketball organization in town , met Chris Murphy in the neighborhood Sunday as the U.S. senator walked the final miles of his third "Walk Across Connecticut," a 70-mile trek that ended in New Haven.

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  9. Coyotes Come Out In The CoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | New Haven Independent

    The coyotes been spotted darting across the fields at East Shore Park and lurking around the marsh. One started regularly emerging from the fence at Tweed Airport around 1 a.m. A particularly relaxed coyote was photographed sunning itself right in the middle of the road.

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  10. Hey, Buddy, Can You Spare $30 Million?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | New Haven Independent

    It could also, in the view of some people, cost us more in lost lives and a more dangerous city. We could save hundreds of thousands of dollars eliminating or combining a bunch of higher-level management positions - if we believe we won't lose out in the long run.

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  11. PTSD-Focused "CannaHealth" Opens DoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | New Haven Independent

    When he was growing up in Dixwell, Johntaye Greene stood near the corner of Webster and Dixwell when a man was shot, fell, then died at his feet. Now, thanks to a new downtown New Haven business, he can take care of himself legally since three months ago he received a diagnosis of PTSD, based on his experience of chronic urban violence.

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  12. A Fireworks Finale To RememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | New Haven Independent

    As the sun set and the anticipation started to rise, the first few fireworks were shot off close to 9 p.m., creating a canvas of white smoke over the sky. Then a dazzling show ensued Wednesday night for New Haveners gathered all around Wilbur Cross High School to view this year's Fourth of July fireworks show, which was set off atop East Rock.

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  13. Humphrey's Reborn With Pizza & Craft BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | New Haven Independent

    Mike Zullo tossed a ball of pizza dough in the air, rolled it flat, and topped it with sauteed mushrooms and slices of yellow summer squash that had been prepared in an adjacent kitchen earlier in the day. As he lifted the pizza into a massive wood-fired oven, customers just a few feet away flipped through a drinks menu that contains cocktails infused with syrups and infusions made in that very same kitchen.

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  14. Seniors Pin Down LamontRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | New Haven Independent

    A crowd pushed Democratic gubernatorial frontrunner Ned Lamont on those progressive planks Tuesday night at a campaign stop not before the AFL-CIO or Planned Parenthood, but New Haven's Tower One/Tower East senior living facility. The 50 seniors in attendance proved a tough crowd, both in the substance of their questions and in their generally positive post-event appraisals.

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  15. NHFD Promotes 4 Deputy Chiefs, 4 Battalion Chiefs, 5 Captains, 11 LieutenantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | New Haven Independent

    New Haven's littlest firefighter has already fought a fight for his life and prevailed - from being a one-pound-six ounce "micro-preemie" to a healthy 15-month old baby boy. That little guy, James Watkins, Jr., was on hand Tuesday afternoon to lend his voice at a crowded and steamy Career High School auditorium, to cheer on his dad, James Watkins, as he was promoted to deputy chief in the the New Haven Fire Department.

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  16. Shootings ContinueRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 3 | New Haven Independent

    The latest shooting was reported Tuesday at 11:32 a.m. Two men were shot on Carmel Street near Percival. One, who's 28, was hit in the thigh; the second, who's 21, in the arm and leg.

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  17. Decline At Greer's Edgewood "Village"?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | New Haven Independent

    Since moving into a third-floor apartment on Elm Street this spring owned by a nonprofit landlord previously known for stabilizing the Edgewood neighborhood, Adam Kelley has repeatedly asked the property manager to repair several unhinged windows, a brown water stain in the ceiling and a mouse infestation. Kelley said hasn't been able to get the problems fixed - despite the fact that, in his case, the handyman lives just two floors below.

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  18. Will Chyann Ice The Apollo?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | New Haven Independent

    Ne-Yo, Jamie Foxx, Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown and Jimi Hendrix are among early stars who performed before the 1,500 scarlet chairs of the iconic Apollo Theatre before launching careers. On July 4, 17 year-old Chyann Houser of New Haven intends to add her name to the roster.

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  19. Starting Today, New Haven Is "One City"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | New Haven Independent

    Travel to Newhallville for a basketball tournament. And to Amity to learn about native pollinators and plants.

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  20. Community Walk Connects Cops With KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | New Haven Independent

    The only time Justys Graham wants to be in a police car is in the front seat, where Lt. Jason Minardi let him for a few seconds operate the sirens,the loudspeaker, and the flashing lights.

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