Several drivers honked at U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and nearly struck him several times Thursday as he navigated a sidewalk-free stretch of Route 1 in East Haven en route to New Haven. He survived and continued walking unaccompanied into the city, where he announced that the encounter gave him a new idea to bring back to the Senate after Labor Day.
New Haven — Two-hundred eight-seven single adults. Forty-two families, which breaks down to 64 adults and 79 children. All those people slept in beds that didn’t belong to them, either in shelters or in transitional housing, on a single frigid evening this week.