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New Haven (New Haven, Connecticut)

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  • Company's Return Shows New Haven Approach Working

    Yale President Richard Levin sat for an interview with The Courant's editorial board in 1996, and talked about the university's potential as a research engine. As an example, he cited "a company called Alexion, which develops pharmaceuticals," started...
  • Economic Journal Should Live On — Online

    If it has run its course, The Connecticut Economy shouldn't be killed, it should be replaced. The one thing this state doesn't need right now is less information. The quarterly publication from the University of Connecticut's economics department will...
  • Public Scrutiny Will Solve Charter School Problems

    Public Scrutiny Will Solve Charter School Problems
    It has been, locally and nationally, a rough patch for charter schools. The Detroit Free Press published a scathing report last month on Michigan's charter school system, finding instances of double-dipping, lack of transparency and wasteful spending....
  • Temperament, Ability Make Murphy Best Democrat For Senate

    U.S. Senate seats in Connecticut open rarely. One of those opportunities for change occurs this year, with the retirement of independent DemocratJoseph I. Liebermanafter four terms — 24 years — in office. The Courant's editorial board...
  • Metro-North Train Crash Highlights Infrastructure Need

    On Friday evening at rush hour, two Metro-North railroad trains, one heading east out of Grand Central Terminal in New York City, the other heading west out of New Haven toward the Big Apple, approached each other on parallel tracks near Bridgeport. In...
  • UConn's Hartford Site Should Complement Other Plans

    Where in downtown Hartford should the University of Connecticut locate its Greater Hartford campus? All things being equal, a place that enhances other state investments and city plans. UConn officials announced in November that they were planning to...
  • Badly Needed Immigration Bill Stymied

    Badly Needed Immigration Bill Stymied
    New Haven's municipal ID card program became a national model in stopping the victimization of undocumented immigrants. The General Assembly just passed a measure allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver's licenses, a step that should make driving...
  • Tree Ruling Protects Against Overzealous Trimming

    Though environmentalists feel it didn't go far enough, the state's recent ruling on tree trimming by utility companies injects balance and common sense into the process. After the major storms of 2011 and 2012 wreaked havoc with the state's power...
  • Close Bike Trail's Two Gaps In Connecticut

    You can buy a T-shirt in London that says "Mind The Gap," the popular message of caution to London Underground riders. In Connecticut we need to produce a T-shirt that says "Close the Gap," a message of hope to Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway bicycle...
  • Toni Harp Rolls In New Haven Primary, But Race Not Over

    Toni Harp Rolls In New Haven Primary, But Race Not Over
    It's no surprise that state Sen. Toni Harp ran away with the Democratic primary election for mayor in New Haven Tuesday. But her family's history of tax delinquencies leave a sour taste in the mouth. Ms. Harp was favored to win. Out of the four...
  • Increasing Ridership Shows Amtrak's Value

    For the better part of 40 years, Amtrak's enemies in Congress have been doing what they can to sabotage the nation's rail passenger service. They've attacked Amtrak's federal subsidies, pared back routes, been stingy in replacing worn-out equipment...
  • Declaring Wright Brothers Not First Doesn't Really Fly

    This was not the year for nonsense at the Capitol. Nevertheless, this session included a bill calling for a day to honor "the first powered flight" by Gustave Whitehead. The debate over whether the German immigrant was first to fly a powered aircraft is...