Monday | October 12, 2015

October 7, 2015, The New Haven Indpendent, by Markeshia Ricks - The developer interrupted the city staffer weighing in on his long-stalled project. "I don't know if you know how to read drawings or not," Larry Waldorf declared. "But that is not ... that is not..." "Excuse me. I have over 20 years of experience as a professional landscape architect," City Plan staffer Anne Hartjen shot back. "I know how to read drawings.

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Wednesday | October 7, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- As a fundraiser for Lyric Hall, writer-performer Janis Astor del Valle is launching a new solo piece, directed by Carolyn Kirsch, on Saturday, October 10 at 7pm. A reception precedes the show at 6pm. An audience talkback immediately follows the performance. Tickets are $25.00; all proceeds benefit Lyric Hall. Seating is limited and reservations are strongly recommended by calling: (203) 389-8885.

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October 4, 2015, 2015, by Pam McGloughlin -"As far as Allison Haines is concerned, there’s only one thing that separates her from most people: “an extra chromosome,” as she casually puts it. To most people that’s called Down syndrome, but Haines, 30, doesn’t dwell on that, as she’s too busy achieving and working toward her next goal. “I love my life. I grew up like a normal girl… To tell you the truth, I don’t think of myself as a disabled person,” Haines said.

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Thursday | September 24, 2015

September 23, 2015, The New Haven independent, by Markeshia Ricks -  "Westville neighbors living near the intersection of Chapel Street and Central Avenue were awakened in the wee hours of the morning not by an alarm, but the sound of a driver crashing into cars parked along the street. The crash happened at about 1 a.m. this past Thursday, according to Westville District Manger Sgt. Renee Dominguez.

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September 22, 2015, The New Haven independent, by David Sepulveda - “Sketchbooks are a companion to me,” said artist Amie Ziner.

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Friday | September 11, 2015

[The New Haven Independent - written by David Sepulveda]

September 9, 2015- "A day before parents and their 32 nursery school children embark on a new chapter in the life of Westville Community Nursery School (WCNS) at their new Tour Avenue location in Westville Village, school staff Tuesday held a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the remarkable transformation of the former Owl’s Nest Cafe into their new home, complete with a new playground. WCNS teacher Jaime Kane laid out auspicious appliqué crafted words— Love, Build, Explore, Move, Grow—as final preparations were underway to welcome students after a year of challen

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Friday | September 4, 2015

[The New Haven Independent - written by Staff]

September 3, 2015- Vincent A. Calarco, President of the Committee of Trustees of Hopkins School in New Haven, announced today the appointment of Kai Bynum as Head of School, effective July 1, 2016.  He will succeed Barbara Riley who is retiring after a 15-year tenure. “We are pleased to have an educator with Kai’s talent, integrity, leadership and passion for education join Hopkins”, said Calarco.

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[The New Haven Indpendent - written by David Sepulveda]

September 3, 2015- You don't have to get naked for it to work.

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Tuesday | August 4, 2015

August 3, 2015, The New Haven Independent, By Staff- "Common Ground reached two important milestones in the creation of its state-of-the-art, sustainable school building: the completion of fundraising efforts necessary to finish the building, and the launch of construction on the new school. State and local elected officials, joined Common Ground students, teachers, families, staff and community members Wednesday to see the building as it begins to rise from its foundation; to learn more about the unique sustainability practices modeled in its construction; and thank those who are

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July 31, 2015, The Daily Nutmeg, by Daniel Shkolnik - "On Wednesday night, José Oyola & The Astronauts played Cafe 9 as part of Astrophest, a back-to-back mini-festival of local bands organized by Oyola himself. At the end of the night, Oyola unrolled a gently glowing violet-orange flyerand announced that on November 7, Oyola and the Astronauts would be the first local band to headline the newly opened College Street Music Hall. Oyola is intent on standing out. The rule holds from his musical ambitions to his hairstyle—a Jupiter among hairdos.

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