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June 26, 2019
Bridgett Williamson was a star basketball player at New Haven’s Wilbur Cross High School, but traumatic experiences sent her life off the rails, and she became a drug...
June 24, 2019
Witnesses to Hunger members Rachel Schmidt and Kim Hart. Nina Stanley is a teacher’s aide at Roberto Clemente Leadership Academy in the Hill. She sees lots of kids in the...
April 24, 2019
NEW HAVEN — The opioid epidemic is hitting the suburbs harder than the city. But New Haven is still struggling with PCP and crack addiction. That was one of the key takeaways...
October 28, 2018
NEW HAVEN — Gailya Brown can’t contain her enthusiasm. It bubbles out of her as she breaks into a joyous dance. It’s hard to believe the life she lived before she found the...
July 9, 2018
NEW HAVEN — Melissa Driffin has a fire inside. Although she has a college degree and is active in the community, she has been out of work for eight years. It is not for lack...
July 9, 2018
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy encountered several New Haveners on food stamps during his “Walk Across Connecticut.” One day after finishing the walk, he promised to fight an effort...