New Haven

Anthony Moaton


On Monday the New Haven Museum is hosting storytelling sessions to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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In Connecticut, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will soon dredge New Haven Harbor to make way for ships.

The Corps told New Haven residents this week that it’s still not sure what to do with up to 5 million cubic yards of sand, silt, rock and potential pollution that it will dig up.

Louis Burch, the Connecticut director of Citizens Campaign for the Environment, says residents don’t want to see the same old solution.

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A basic cooking technique that’s described in one of Europe’s oldest cookbooks has become the “secret sauce” to Latin American and Puerto Rican cuisine. It’s called sofrito and it’s the flavorful base for traditional Christmas dishes like Roasted Pork Pernil and rice and chicken. WSHU’s Cassandra Basler visited a family in New Haven that supplies the fresh blend of veggies, oil, herbs and spices to New England. 

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On Monday night more than two dozen New Haven residents gathered at First and Summerfield United Methodist Church to light a so-called Sanctuary Tree – a Christmas tree honoring Connecticut residents facing deportation. 

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The City of New Haven has hired architects to plan an economic development project in Long Wharf, the area along I-95 and Long Island Sound.