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How Rick Omonte Is Bringing Niger To New Haven

For New Haven-based musician and sometimes promoter Rick Omonte, music is a contagion. "It's like a parasite or a bug," he said in an interview last week. "You might walk by a window and hear something, and then it's in your head. And then you hear it on the street, and it's another crumb. And then

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-22 15:53:15

With help from van, RESPECT continues work helping homeless in New Haven with jobs

Published 5:54 pm, Thursday, September 21, 2017 NEW HAVEN - Santos Perez has been here before. Even though he's homeless, he hasn't lost his enthusiasm for looking forward to something new, something positive. Perez, 44, of Puerto Rico, lost his job and became homeless in 2012. He lives at Columbu

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-09-21 17:54:29

New Haven Minaret Mosque Appeal Won By City

NEW HAVEN, CT - The City of New Haven won an appeal regarding the height of minarets for a mosque on Middletown Avenue. The state Codes and Standards Committee found that construction didn't match approved plans that were filed with the city, according to the New Haven Register. Stop work and cease

PATCH - 2017-09-21 19:36:28

Greg Orekoya an elder statesman for young New Haven football team

WEST HAVEN - Chris Pincince always makes a point of discussing the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States with his football team in the days leading up to Sept. 11. The passage of time waits for no man and each year players have less and less recollection of the events as they happened. Pincinc

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-09-21 17:54:23

The Cove Wrestles With Whose Flag To Fly

Morris Cove is ready to fly Old Glory in the neighborhood - but not sure if if other countries' flags belong in the display at all. The idea of purchasing and flying American flags along Townsend Avenue from the seawall to Lighthouse Point Road during the tourist-rich summer months emerged this wee

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-21 23:56:01

Designers Dream Up City's Next Sidewalk "Parklets"

You're walking past El Tapatio on Grand Avenue and need a place to rest your feet. Outside. The options are slim: sitting on the sidewalk, or trying to snag one of the limited spaces by nearby Christopher Columbus Family Academy. Just as you're ready to give up, you spot a new, pint-sized urban oas

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-22 16:25:08

Harvest House To Feed The Hungry In The Valley Once Again

Christmas is coming early for food pantries in the Valley as the United Way's Corporate Volunteer Council holds its latest "Harvest House." On Thursday, volunteers from businesses throughout the Valley gathered along the Shelton Riverwalk to build the 400-square-foot house, whose walls are lined wi

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-21 23:28:00

Duncan Rebuilders Vow To Preserve History

The new owners of the the 123-year-old Hotel Duncan promised to preserve many of its historic architectural elements, from its manual-operated elevator to its neon-lit marquee, as it converts the building into an upscale establishment. On the inside, they aim to reimagine the design of the rooms an

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-21 20:34:24

State To Investigate Alleged Petition Fraud

The State Elections Enforcement Commission (SEEC) will investigate two fraudulent petitions that upended this year's Democratic primaries in New Haven. At its monthly meeting in Hartford on Wednesday morning, the SEEC voted to launch the investigations in the two complaints of suspect petitions in

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-21 15:42:58

Uncertainty Music Series Says Goodbye

Asked what performances from the Uncertainty Music Series' 10-year run came most memorably to mind, musician Anne Rhodes recalled one by Canadian duo Not The Wind Not The Flag. "They're such flexible, unpredictable musicians. I think Brandon [Valdivia] can do five different beats with four different

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-21 15:48:01

RJ 150: Hurricane of 1938 struck with little warning, 'awful fury'

A powerful, fast moving hurricane made landfall just east of New Haven on the afternoon of Sept. 21, 1938. The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 struck with little warning and sustained winds in excess of 120 mph placing it in the Category 3 range. Moving north at a speed of 60 mph, the storm ar

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 02:12:00

New Haven Police make arrest in connection to shooting during robbery

Dwayne Green (Photo: New Haven Police) NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - New Haven Police have made an arrest in connection to a robbery that led to a shooting on Saturday. According to police, on Sept. 16, a victim arrived at a local hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound. Officers say when they asked

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-20 19:45:26

Thali Restaurant in New Haven to close

NEW HAVEN - After 11 years in the city, Thali Restaurant is closing its doors this month. Rave reviews and local fandom could not save the restaurant on Orange Street, which is part of chef and restaurant owner Prasad Chirnomula's Five Star Restaurant Group. Chirnomula said in a release Tuesday Thal

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-09-20 17:17:41

New Haven Police investigating after man suffers gunshot wound

- FILE - New Haven Police Cruiser (WTNH) NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - New Haven Police are investigating after a man suffered a gunshot wound on Tuesday night. According to police, just before 7:45 p.m., gunshots were reported in the area of Liberty and Putnum Streets. A short time later, 35-year-old

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-20 02:30:34

Friends reunited, will entertain in New Haven

NEW HAVEN - A local man whose singing and dancing talents have put him on stages around the globe for decades is a bit nervous about this weekend's one man show performance at Lyric Hall because it's the first time he'll be performing at "home." "I live in New Haven and I love it, but show time has

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-09-20 16:26:56

Person Shot In New Haven Tuesday Night

NEW HAVEN, CT - A 35-year-old city man sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound Tuesday night in the city. Police were dispatched to Liberty and Putnam Streets at 7:44 p.m. after ShotSpotter and 911 callers reported gunfire, said Officer David Hartman, police spokesman. The victim arrived at t

PATCH - 2017-09-20 14:49:54

John Stoehr: New Haven, other cities deserve more of Connecticut's overall budget

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp said City Hall will run out of money by November if the Connecticut General Assembly didn't get its act together and pass a budget long overdue. But there is one source of revenue she doesn't have to worry about for now: policing grants from the U.S. Department of Justice.

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-09-20 19:48:04

Thali To Close In New Haven

Prasad Chirnomula has announced he will close Thali, his renowned New Haven Indian restaurant, on Sept. 30. "There are so many restaurants and just not enough people," Chirnomula said in a written statement. "We had a really good run in New Haven and I am proud and honored to have worked alongside s

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 17:46:00

New Haven tabbed as "Least Healthy City" in Connecticut

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - New Haven is topping the list as the least healthy city in Connecticut. The 24/7 Wall St. report looked at premature death rates, adult obesity rates, smoking rates and the number of people who do not have health insurance. The Elm City performed the worst in those categori

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-20 19:31:59

2 Shooting Arrests Made In New Haven

NEW HAVEN, CT - City police have made arrests in two weekend shooting incidents. A 34-year-old man was found shot in his groin on Sept. 16. A witness gave police a good description of the assailant, said Officer David Hartman, police spokesman. The gunshot victim rushed to aid a woman who was being

PATCH - 2017-09-20 19:13:22