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New Haven (New Haven, Connecticut)

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  • Simple, Honest 'Events' A Compassionate Journey

    Simple, Honest 'Events' A Compassionate Journey
    The show: "The Events," part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven. What makes it special?: The U.S. premiere of a show that was a hit at last year's Edinburgh Festival. First impressions: The subject...
  • 19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility

     19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility
    Tensions between Irish immigrants and anti-immigrant nativists nearly exploded into violence during newly elected Connecticut Gov. William T. Minor's May 1855 inaugural parade. A month earlier, Minor and his fellow Know-Nothing Party candidates had...
  • Internationally-Known Author Attacked In New Haven, Police Say

    Internationally-Known Author Attacked In New Haven, Police Say
    NEW HAVEN — Police are investigating a weekend assault on an internationally-known writer. Colum McCann, 49, of New York was treated at Yale-New Haven Hospital for “significant” facial injuries that he was expected to survive,...
  • Rowland Tries To Block Evidence In Advance Of Trial

    Rowland Tries To Block Evidence In Advance Of Trial
    Former Gov. John G. Rowland asked a judge on Wednesday to prevent jurors from hearing details of his first conviction or testimony from Republicans whose candidacies he tried to sink – if Rowland follows through on his decision to be tried later...
  • Author Colum McCann Assaulted In New Haven

    NEW HAVEN — City police said Wednesday they are investigating a weekend assault against Colum McCann, a National Book Award-winning author. McCann, 49, of New York, was treated at Yale-New Haven Hospital for "significant" facial injuries,...
  • Fireworks Release A Shower Of Memories

    They lifted their heads as the first round of fireworks kissed the night sky. A year ago, my two youngest daughters, 6 and 4, stood in the Hamden Plaza parking lot, along with one of their two older sisters. Though we were a mile away from where the...
  • Use Student Ratings In Evaluating Teachers

    Use Student Ratings In Evaluating Teachers
    Although nearly every major college and university requires students to evaluate their teachers at the end of each semester, many high school students are denied this opportunity. A well-designed student assessment can provide reliable feedback on...
  • READER SUBMITTED: New Guide For Greater Hartford And Connecticut's River Valley

    People can discover hundreds of attractions, restaurants and lodgings in the new "2014-2015 Greater Hartford & Connecticut's River Valley Visitors Guide." The glossy 64-page guide is produced by the Central Regional Tourism District, the leisure travel...
  • So-Called Reformers To Blame

    Kudos to The Courant for its investigation into the failings of Michael Sharpe and Family Urban Schools of Excellence, the management group that promised to turn around Milner School. The Courant must go further and look at the role that Education...
  • State Board Approves Probe Of Charter School Company

    State Board Approves Probe Of Charter School Company
    HARTFORD — Jolted by revelations about a charter school group, the State Board of Education commissioned a law firm to investigate the Jumoke Academy charter organization Monday. The board acted at a special meeting where new policies were...
  • Avon's David Condit: Scientist, Runner, Volunteer

    Avon's David Condit: Scientist, Runner, Volunteer
    AVON — David Condit, a scientist at United Technologies Corp. who made advances in fuel cell development and volunteered to restore hurricane-damaged homes on the Gulf Coast, died June 4. He was 66. Condit was born in Denver in 1948, and graduated...
  • Storytelling Connects Students Across Borders and Tragedies

    NEW HAVEN - There were still six months of school left, but Newtown High School English teacher Lee Keylock was at a loss. After the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Keylock did not know how to proceed with his students....