by Christopher Peak | May 20, 2018 6:26 pm | Comments (1)
Despite the Trump administration’s corruption, lies and attacks on the rule of law, Hillary Clinton is filled with hope for the country’s future — more now, she said, than even when Obama took office a decade ago.
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by Thomas Breen | May 19, 2018 6:01 pm | Comments (14)
Hartford—A young labor organizer pulled off a surprisingly strong show of support in her bid for lieutenant governor, spurred on in no small part by a New Haven politician’s emotional endorsement of her candidacy.
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by Thomas Breen and Christine Stuart | May 19, 2018 3:25 pm | Comments (5)
HARTFORD, CT —There was little question that Ned Lamont would get the Democratic Party’s endorsement for governor. The real question was could he deny Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim ballot access for a primary.
The answer from state Democrats was yes ... for a few weeks.
Continue reading ‘Lamont Gets Endorsement, Blocks Ganim’
by Thomas Breen | May 18, 2018 1:47 pm | Comments (4)
New Haven’s anti-blight agency has cited seven Newhallville homeowners for allegedly running junkyards on their properties — which at least some of the homeowners call an unfair accusation.
Continue reading ‘City Cracks Down on “Junkyards”’
by Allan Appel | May 18, 2018 12:18 pm
No sooner had Jim Turcio set out on a team walk-through of Fair Haven, than he noticed water pouring out from a building.
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by Thomas Breen | May 18, 2018 8:08 am | Comments (28)
In a first pass at amending next year’s budget, alders recommended shifting $5 million from the schools to help cover public employee medical benefits, and they signed off on a proposed double-digit tax increase ... for now.
Continue reading ‘$5M Cut From Schools; Pension Idea Nixed’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 17, 2018 4:30 pm | Comments (17)
A Superior Court judge Thursday began to peel the onion of who owns the Church Street South apartment complex and ultimately who will be held responsible for the dilapidation that drove out its tenants and allegedly caused them severe health problems.
She ended up assigning both sides a lot of homework — because getting to the bottom in court of New Haven’s biggest housing/health crisis of the decade will apparently take a while.
Continue reading ‘Who Broke Church Street South?’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 17, 2018 12:41 pm | Comments (14)
A medical marijuana dispensary could be coming to New Haven — specifically to Amity Road — if the state approves an application from a local businessman.
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by Paul Bass | May 16, 2018 9:42 pm | Comments (20)
Ned Lamont may have bought a little intraparty peace by luring a top opponent onto his gubernatorial campaign ticket — but he also may have sucker punched his urban base.
Continue reading ‘What’s Wrong With This Picture?’
by Thomas Breen | May 16, 2018 12:12 pm | Comments (8)
Cut the accounting gimmicks. Don’t backload pension payments. And watch out for money lost to active investment fees.
Continue reading ‘New FRAC Report Sounds Budget Alarm’
by Paul Bass | May 16, 2018 7:50 am | Comments (26)
Yale University is refusing to let the public see how its cops dealt with a white graduate student who called in a complaint about a napping African-American graduate student — and to see whether cops treated the two students differently.
Continue reading ‘Yale Won’t Release Body Cam Video’
by Paul Bass | May 15, 2018 4:14 pm | Comments (16)
New Haven’s legal aid agency is moving up, as is a block of downtown that has proved resistant to the economic boom remaking surrounding blocks.
Continue reading ‘Downtown Block Undergoing A Change’
by Thomas Breen | May 15, 2018 1:19 pm | Comments (16)
Rich guys shouldn’t fund their own campaigns for governor?
Susan Bysiewicz was no longer making that case Tuesday, as she publicly signed on as lieutenant governor running-mate with leading Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont.
Continue reading ‘Lamont, Bysiewicz Make Ticket Official’
by Christopher Peak | May 15, 2018 8:12 am | Comments (21)
One magnet high school and two alternative schools will permanently shutter next month as a result of a vote Monday night by the Board of Education, after more than 100 people showed up for one last rescue attempt.
Continue reading ‘It’s Official: Board Votes To Close 3 Schools’
by David Sepulveda | May 14, 2018 2:50 pm | Comments (2)
A second New Haven “Goatville neighborhood” was opened Saturday in Edgewood Park during Westville’s 21st annual Artwalk festival.
But this “neighborhood,” a wooded and overgrown corner of the park, has real, live goats that will be performing special community service for several years to come.
Continue reading ‘Artwalk Comes Of Age’