(Updated 4:40 p.m. with reactions.) Releasing a previously withheld investigatory report, school officials revealed that the principal of a majority-minority school had used the “n-word” at least four times on two occasions with staffers, in addition to incidents involving “hysterical shouting” and “slamming on the desk.”
(Updated at 5:11 p.m.) The city moved one big step closer Monday to purchasing a state-owned warehouse, garage and office building on the eastern edge of Wooster Square — as the City Plan Commission unanimously endorsed plans to put the city Health Department and snow plow and streetsweeper maintenance operations there.
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Arabic salad, vegetable biryani, Sudanese white beans, and Afghani qabili palau were passed around Sunday to the beat of African drumming — and the tales of more than 35 refugees from eight countries who are now part of one community in New Haven.
”We’re trying to pick up the area and make it look nicer,” said Bobby Chambers, as he organized a clean-up Saturday on Long Wharf by New Haven Harbor .
Before Kevin Monroe and Devotion hit the stage Sunday afternoon on the Green, Rev. Kevin Ewing of Center Church on the Green and Baobab Tree Studios addressed the hundreds of people who had gathered to hear the music and the message. He pointed out that gospel music has been a part of the programming of the International Festival of Arts and Ideas for years, and this year was no different. He welcomed people who already knew gospel and people who were about to get their first taste.
Ceschi, Phat A$tronaut, and Siul Hughes stood together on the stage of the Space Ballroom Friday night, near the end of a triple bill that marked the reopening of the venue since Covid-19 shutdown restrictions were lifted. A packed house stood close to the stage in front of them.
Without the usual fanfare of drums, drill teams, banners, and horses, a 30-strong Elm City Freddy Fixer contingent marched down Dixwell — armed with trash bags, shovels, and rakes to beautify the Avenue during a year in which the pandemic quashed the usual parade celebration.