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  • New Haven Independent

    New Haveners flocked to Edgewood Park to stock up on fresh veggies, fruit, and flowers Sunday at the opening of CitySeed’s annual farmers market.

    New Haven Independent
  • New Haven Independent

    Conceal your face and save our life That’s the mantra said once, implored twice

    New Haven Independent
  • Experts: Children At Low Risk In Reopening

    Children are fairly safe from Covid-19. What is less clear is whether they will spread the disease to adults if schools fully reopen in the fall. So said public health experts as New Haven Public Schools prepare to follow state guidance to host every child every day in the fall.

    New Haven Independent
  • Fake Four Keeps Fridays Alive

    “Build us a holiday / out of straw and out of sticks / out of claws and out of bricks / out of gauze and spit. / We’re alive, barely alive, but we’re alive! / We’re alive, barely alive, but we’re alive!” Ceschi Ramos repeatedly sang that last line until it became a scream. It is a line his fans have sung and screamed along with him repeatedly at his live shows, but on Friday evening, as he sang them to the camera with only DJ Mo Niklz behind him, they rang truer than ever Ramos was the final act...

    New Haven Independent
  • Indigenous Ritual "Cleanses" Wooster Park

    {media_10}On Independence Day, 15 indigenous people gathered in Wooster Square Park by the stone pedestal that until 11 days earlier had supported a statue of Christopher Columbus.

    New Haven Independent
  • Holiday Beachgoers Keep Their Distance

    Grills, tents, coolers, TVs, footballs, jetskis, and kites—and New Haveners soaking in the sun 15 feet apart fron one another—were all out at Lighthouse Point Park Saturday as families celebrated a socially-distanced Independence Day at the beach.

    New Haven Independent
  • Over 100 March For Independence For All

    Over 100 young people from throughout the county marched and rallied downtown to “cancel” Independence Day as it currently exists. They argued that true freedom for all Americans won’t come through fireworks or backyard barbecues—but rather through protest, political advocacy, and an honest reckoning with this country’s history of oppression.

    New Haven Independent
  • Safety Measures In Place For Primary Election

    New Haven voters who turn out for the Aug. 11 presidential primaries can expect to see some changes: Poll workers will wear protective gowns and masks. They will hold the door so voters don’t have to touch the handle. Someone will squirt sanitizer into their hands. Poll workers’ temperatures will be taken. Voters will have to maintain six feet distance from each other.

    New Haven Independent
  • Community Soup Kitchen Ups Its Game

    The Community Soup Kitchen served visitors an Independence Day meal of grilled hotdogs, rice and beans, bread, and ice cream on Friday.

    New Haven Independent
  • Blumenthal Plugs PPP For Black-Owned Businesses

    With the printed red flames from a fiery chicken wing visible on the glass storefront behind him, as if protruding from his head, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal delivered a message for the state’s small businesses: there are still federal dollars waiting to help them.

    New Haven Independent
  • Minority-Contractor Hiring Lags

    As New Haven prepares to renew a law aimed at helping minority- and women-owned contractors, newly released data show that it has fallen short of its goals — especially when city-funded construction work boomed in 2019.

    New Haven Independent
  • New Haven Independent

    When the British finally left New York We declared an Evacuation Day

    New Haven Independent
  • Newhallville "Loves Out Loud," Feeds 320 Families

    A Newhallville grocery giveaway Thursday afternoon provided 320 New Haveners with food as part of a mission to nourish Newhallville with health, wealth, and leadership.

    New Haven Independent
  • Farmers Market Returns, Tailored To Pandemic

    Barbara Redding came in search of some fresh zucchini and eggplant and left with a handful of locally grown veggies.

    New Haven Independent
  • Covid Kills Craft Beer Bar

    A Court Street craft beer bar has shut off its taps and closed its doors for good — becoming downtown’s latest small-business casualty of the Covid-19 pandemic.

    New Haven Independent
  • Da Silva Gallery Picks Up The Pieces

    Blades. Surgical pliers. A length of wire. Who used them, and for what exact purpose, remains unknown. But used they were, and then discarded and collected by artist Susan Tabachnick. She then made them into new art for a show called “Artifacts,” running now at Da Silva Gallery on Whalley Avenue in Westville. The gallery, operating under the guidelines for maintaining social distancing, is open by appointment.

    New Haven Independent
  • A "For Us, By Us" Vision

    What could a “village mentality” look like in New Haven? Less white saviorism from nonprofits and college students swooping in to help, IfeMichelle Gardin posited. More community-generated programs rooted in neighbor-to-neighbor relationships.

    New Haven Independent
  • "Big Dog" Returns To Stetson For CD Release Party

    “Big Dog” stared down death. And discovered a new groove.

    New Haven Independent
  • Fireworks Complaints Skyrocket

    New Haven has seen a tenfold increase in fireworks complaints compared to this time last year, as cooped up city residents indulge in colorful, noisy, dangerous, and illegal at-home explosions late into the night.

    New Haven Independent
  • 5 New Appointees Tapped For CRB

    The president of the Board of Alders has tapped five new appointees to fill out the membership of the city’s years-in-the-making Civilian Review Board. And a Westville alder has submitted a resolution calling on his colleagues to declare that racism is a public health crisis in the City of New Haven.

    New Haven Independent
  • Register Students To Vote

    (Opinion) The last several weeks have seen an outpouring of energy from America’s youth. Furious about police brutality and systemic racism, young people have taken to the streets in protest. On June 5, a youth-led protest in New Haven drew an estimated 5,000 attendees, and saw enormous participation from high school students like us. We witnessed firsthand as hundreds of people our age marched, chanted, waved signs, and demanded social justice.

    New Haven Independent
  • Stop & Shop Lobbied To Keep Covid Pay

    As Americans across the country this weekend celebrate 244 years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Stop & Shop workers will mourn a different milestone: the end of their extra Covid-19 pay.

    New Haven Independent
  • Mystery Cutter Clears A Path

    A whodunit has arisen in the woods of West Hills.

    New Haven Independent
  • Judge Rules vs. Bartlett Again

    A federal judge has for the second time quashed Jason Bartlett’s bid for rule changes to enable him to appear on the Aug. 11 State Senate primary ballot.

    New Haven Independent