Residential Parking Regulations Updated in New Haven

Residential parking permits will now be available to New Haven residents at no cost, as the new fiscal year begins in the city this week. The permit, which used to be $20 and needed to be renewed each year, are now given to city residents whose vehicles are registered to the city. To obtain a […]...

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DRIVERS, DRIVERS, DRIVERS! WE’RE IN HIGH DEMAND!

Metro Taxi is the largest taxi company in CT! We’re family owned, serving the Greater New Haven and Bridgeport Areas for over 25 years. We are the leaders in this industry! Drive for Metro Taxi and maintain a steady, successful income as an entrepreneur! Arrange your own hours and create your own flexibility 24/7/365. STABILITY, GROWTH AND […]...

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More Uber and Lyft Drivers Charged With Sexual Assault

Ridesharing services Uber and Lyft are once again stirring up controversy after continuous counts of sexual assault by its drivers. Two Uber drivers – 48-year-old Hassan Ibrahim and 47-year-old Salim Salem – in East Lansing have been charged with sexual assault after incidents that occurred earlier this year. In Boston, police are investigating two separate sexual […]...

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Metro Taxi Facebook Hits 1,000 Likes!

Remember when we listed everything that we loved back on Valentine’s Day? Well this year, Metro Taxi has one more thing to add to the list! Our Facebook fanpage has reached 1,00 ‘likes’! A huge thank you goes out to everyone who has followed us on social media for the latest Metro Taxi updates – we are beyond grateful! […]...

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Metro Taxi’s Holiday Toy Drive

Metro Taxi is proud to host our annual holiday toy drive! This year, our team and all of our drivers will be collecting unwrapped toys, coats, hats, gloves and mittens to be given to New Reach (formerly known as New Haven Home Recovery). New Reach works to build better futures for families and individuals who […]...

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A Hill Refuge, Reborn

"I didn't want him to see me, to know that it was me," recalled McLaughlin (pictured at left). Now he's cleaned up, he said. And thanks to a housing-rescue effort by local organizations, he has a nicer and more permanent place to live than a park bench or a homeless shelter. He stopped by to check out his soon-to-be-new home in the Hill at a ribbon-cutting Friday. McLaughlin said back in the 1980s he fell into drugs--cocaine and others. When his addiction overwhelmed his ability to keep a job an...

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Ground Broken for State Street Lofts

For more than five years, plans for the abandoned for Star Supply Property, a complex of five brick structures at the corner of State, Lawrence and Mechanic streets, had come and gone. Neighbors and developers were at odds. But almost a year ago, after meetings with community members, developers were able to come up with a plan that satisfied most of neighbors' concerns about parking and gentrification. Tuesday's was the latest in a string of groundbreakings and approvals for new developments in...

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New Yale-New Haven Hospital Helicopter Equipped for Critical Care

NEW HAVEN >> Yale-New Haven Hospital can now treat patients on the fly, as it transports them from another hospital. Its new SkyHealth helicopter, an EC-135 chopper, allows a critical care nurse and paramedic to perform procedures in the air, rather than having to wait until the patient arrives at the hospital. "When you're talking about using the helicopter for critical-care patients, people think it's all about speed," said Dr. Evie Marcolini, medical director of SkyHealth. ...

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Thousands Flock to the Yellow Taxi Driver Fair

It's the hottest job in town! Thousands of hopeful cabbies lined up in Brooklyn on Thursday to get work behind the wheel -- including one woman who said she could never have this chance in her home country. Rabeya Akhtar, 50, of Queens currently works for a toy and stationery shop on the Upper East Side. She was so eager for the Yellow Taxi Driver Job Fair that she arrived more than five hours early. ...

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