As cities and towns across Connecticut look to improve their coordination during emergencies, many are signing up for a system created by New Haven-based Grey Wall Software called VEOCI, or the Virtual Emergency Operations Center.
New Haven began demolishing a fence on Monday that for 50 years separated a public housing complex in the city from the town of Hamden. For some, the fence had become a symbol of racial and economic division between two communities.
At age 63, former New Haven Firefighter Allyn Wright was enjoying his retirement as a security consultant registered in New York State. But Wright is now back in Connecticut, where his career started at the New Haven Fire Department. This time, he's serving as the new fire chief.
A New Haven, Connecticut based company is trialing the use of ultra-sound to see if it can improve and speed up a patient’s ability to see as well as hear their speech during therapy sessions.
Haskins Laboratories, a speech and language organization, is the only laboratory in New England carrying out this clinical research and just one of ten organizations across the U.S. looking at ultra-sound.
Emergency workers in New Haven have been participating in a drill, where they practice responding to a staged disaster. New Haven is one of 12 major cities in the U.S. to be given a grant from Federal Emergency Management Agency to hold these drills.