Poverty is a problem you tend to think of affecting very urban and very rural areas of america. But a new Brookings study shows a shocking fact: that over the last decade, the poor population in the suburbs has grown by about 60 percent. That national trend follows the same path as local metro ar... read more
A Metro North train stuck near the crash site in Bridgeport on Saturday.
For many commuters, Friday evening's ride on Metro-North was uneventful at first.
“The train was moving along, I guess there was no reason to suspect anything," said Frank Bilotti to the New Haven Register. "Everybody was just daydreaming and passing the time away and all of a sudden, there w... read more
One thing I learned about the great new folk duo The Sea The Sea is that they love palindromes. I also love palindromes, mainly because my birth date is palindromic.
Even if we didn’t share this love, Chuck and Mira would have quickly won me over....
Monday: Dan Kennedy and the Wired City
For his new book about how news has changed, journalist Dan Kennedy chose a case study that’s close to our heart: Paul Bass’ indispensible New Haven Independent....