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New Haven Independent
Urban Biking: It's For EveryoneIs biking in New Haven still associated with white, middle-class college studen
Urban Biking: It's For Everyone
New Haven Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Is biking in New Haven still associated with white, middle-class college students and well-to-do transplants? John Brehon (pictured), sales manager at the Devil’s Gear Bike Shop, argues not. “Guess what? Cycling is for everyone,” he said on the... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Brackeen Endorses StarkFish Stark, the Democratic challenger to incumbent Yale Alder Sarah Eidelson, h
Brackeen Endorses Stark
New Haven Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Fish Stark, the Democratic challenger to incumbent Yale Alder Sarah Eidelson, has picked up an endorsement from another one of Eidelson’s colleagues. The endorsement comes from Upper Westville Alder Darryl Brackeen. “I’ve lived in New Haven all my... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Newhallville Youth Ambassadors Keep It CleanWith the help of family and friends, Jeanette Thomas has tended to the Ivy Narr
Newhallville Youth Ambassadors Keep It Clean
New Haven Independent / Posted 7 days ago
With the help of family and friends, Jeanette Thomas has tended to the Ivy Narrows Bird Sanctuary for about 15 years. But at 82, she confesses that it’s harder to be as active as she used to be. She recently got a little help from the younger... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Grant Reviewer: Black Women Don't Mind ObesityPoor black women don’t care about improving their health, in the view of one fo
Grant Reviewer: Black Women Don't Mind Obesity
New Haven Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Poor black women don’t care about improving their health, in the view of one foundation grant reviewer. The reviewer wrote the following about a proposal submitted to the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, for a physical nutrition and... Read more
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New Haven Independent
8 Primaries On TapPrimary politics will sweep into Fair Haven and Newhallville, among other neigh
8 Primaries On Tap
New Haven Independent / Posted 13 days ago
Primary politics will sweep into Fair Haven and Newhallville, among other neighborhoods, in coming weeks leading up to Sept. 16 Democratic Party primaries for the Board of Alders. Challengers to endorsed candidates in eight out of the city’s 30... Read more
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New Haven Independent
City Homebuyers Get Downpayment HelpIf, like Kym McCoy (pictured), you are a first-time home-buyer with an eligible
City Homebuyers Get Downpayment Help
New Haven Independent / Posted 15 days ago
If, like Kym McCoy (pictured), you are a first-time home-buyer with an eligible income but struggling with assembling the moolah for the downpayment, help may be on the way. Wednesday morning, Wells Fargo Bank announced a $4.7 million pot of... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Female "Refuse Laborer" Breaks All-Male Ranks“Some women go to the gym. I go to work.” That’s the early-morning mantra of J
Female "Refuse Laborer" Breaks All-Male Ranks
New Haven Independent / Posted 15 days ago
“Some women go to the gym. I go to work.” That’s the early-morning mantra of Janice Parker Crudup, who has broken the gender barrier among New Haven’s “refuse laborers.” Tuesday morning marked her first month on the job, and she was loving it. She... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Newhallville Gets A PrimaryNewhallville’s highest-voting ward will have a chance to vote on Sept. 16, in a
Newhallville Gets A Primary
New Haven Independent / Posted 20 days ago
Newhallville’s highest-voting ward will have a chance to vote on Sept. 16, in an aldermanic primary. Teresa Hines (pictured), a Yale ITS administrator and organizer of the Newhallville Community Resilience Team, submitted enough signatures of voters... Read more
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New Haven Independent
At 50, Voting Rights Act Spurs New ResolveThe quest to enable more people to vote has never taken place just in the South
At 50, Voting Rights Act Spurs New Resolve
New Haven Independent / Posted 21 days ago
The quest to enable more people to vote has never taken place just in the South, but also in places like Connecticut, where it continues. That was a theme among local speakers at a commemoration Thursday of the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Colon Shows Up Most, Staggers & Spears LeastWhen it came time to vote on city laws Monday night, Hill Alder Dolores Colon w
Colon Shows Up Most, Staggers & Spears Least
New Haven Independent / Posted 23 days ago
When it came time to vote on city laws Monday night, Hill Alder Dolores Colon was right where she has been for every regular meeting this term: in her seat, ready to respond. Quinnipiac Meadows Alder Richard Spears and West Rock Alder Carlton... Read more
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New Haven Independent
City's Green Spaces GrowTwo buses pulled away from the steps of City Hall, carrying over 100 volunteers
City's Green Spaces Grow
New Haven Independent / Posted 24 days ago
Two buses pulled away from the steps of City Hall, carrying over 100 volunteers, gardeners, and scientists. Their destination? Green spaces. The group visited a number of newly verdant sites in Fair Haven and Wooster Square, ending at an urban... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Thomas Re-EmergesFor Timothy Thomas, “there’s no right way to do the wrong thing.” After workin
Thomas Re-Emerges
New Haven Independent / Posted 27 days ago
For Timothy Thomas, “there’s no right way to do the wrong thing.” After working over a year for Emerge, a New Haven nonprofit that trains ex-offenders in house demolition and property management, Thomas (pictured) fell again on hard times. Forced to... Read more
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New Haven Independent
"Homegrown" Politician Enters Mayoral RaceHappy hour at the Greek Olive Thursday included a round of politics, as former
"Homegrown" Politician Enters Mayoral Race
New Haven Independent / Posted 27 days ago
Happy hour at the Greek Olive Thursday included a round of politics, as former City Clerk Ron Smith announced he is officially running for mayor. A dozen longtime friends and new supporters of Smith gathered in the Sargent Drive restaurant’s back... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Happy Birthday, Seniors! (The Group Version)Jocelyn Roberson and her Newhallville decided they wanted to throw some love th
Happy Birthday, Seniors! (The Group Version)
New Haven Independent / Posted a month ago
Jocelyn Roberson and her Newhallville decided they wanted to throw some love the way of the seniors who live in the Newhall Gardens complex—in the form a birthday party. For all the seniors. The party took place the Saturday before last. Besides... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Neighbors Seek Action On PanhandlingFollowing people into restaurants. Going table-to-table asking for money. Press
Neighbors Seek Action On Panhandling
New Haven Independent / Posted 1 months ago
Following people into restaurants. Going table-to-table asking for money. Pressuring people for spare change at parking meters. Tag-teaming high-traffic intersections. Panhandlers are using those high-pressure tactics, according to downtown and... Read more

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