- Shelton Historical Society Plans Car Show, Open House, ‘Tales Of Old Shelton’
- by Press Release | May 17, 2013 1:30 pm
- Shelton’s Historical Society has a busy June lined up, with an antiques car show, open house, and a presentation on “Tales of Old Shelton.”...more »
- Veterinarian Advises Oxford Dog Pound Project
- by Press Release | May 17, 2013 10:24 am
- Pictured is Dr. T.C. Nanavati with Oxford First Selectman George R. Temple on Thursday (May 16).
Site work has begun on the new addition to the...more »
- Update: Serious Crash In Shelton
- by STAFF | May 17, 2013 10:08 am
- Shelton police, fire and EMS responded to a head-on crash on Howe Avenue Thursday night.
The crash happened in the area of 117 Howe Ave.
- Prosecutors Highlight Fundraising Efforts, Competition
- May 17, 2013 5:49 pm
- NEW HAVEN — A federal witness testified Friday that the fundraising pressure was mounting last April as former House Speaker Chris Donovan’s...more »
- Capital Region Gun Buyback Program Will Be Anonymous
- May 17, 2013 1:51 pm
- The Hartford Police and three of the city’s trauma centers will join new sponsors Saturday, May 18, in what they hope will be largest gun buyback...more »
- Indoor Tanning Ban For Minors Sails Through Senate
- May 17, 2013 11:16 am
- The Senate unanimously approved a bill Thursday that would create an outright ban on tanning bed use by people under the age of 17.
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Warren Darius Ligon, 44, of New Haven, passed away on May 10, 2013.
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Gregory Thomas Brantley, 54, passed away on May 12, 2013.
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Mary Christine McRae, 96, of New Haven, CT passed away peacefully on May 8, 2013 at her home.
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Danny Kedem has a new mayoral race to run. Staff reports.
A “pop-up interactive research field office” invites in the public. Thomas MacMillan reports.
Details on Sunday’s Dixwell parade & mayoral economic development forum in Westville: Staff reports.
A missing issue so far in the mayoral race: La Voz Hispana’s Yvette Borja reports.
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Click above to watch N’Zinga Shani’s “21st Century Conversation.”
Donovan Denies Killing Bill
Hugh McQuaid reports from corruption trial in New Haven, Day 4.
Driver’s speed undetermined. Melissa Bailey reports.
No new car spots, 45 new bike spots, for Church St. office tower conversion. Allan Appel reports.
Yale Faces $165K Fine
Failure to report campus sex assaults. Reg‘s Ed Stannard reports.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 18, 2013 9:30 pm | Comments (4)
As she formally launched her campaign for mayor amid balloons and cotton candy in Edgewood Park, state Sen. Toni Harp promised to build a “new New Haven” free of “political favoritism.”
by Melissa Bailey | May 17, 2013 1:20 pm | Comments (13)
Cyclists converged on a downtown plaza to announce a new vision for New Haven, including connecting bike lanes across the center city and converting one-way streets to two directions of travel.
by Joshua Mamis | May 17, 2013 12:01 pm | Comments (3)
Clybourne Park makes you laugh, think, laugh again, cringe. Then it rips a super-glued Band-Aid off of liberal white skin, exposing all the raw, tribal bias white people prefer to think they don’t possess.
If that doesn’t sound like fun, you’re wrong.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 17, 2013 8:36 am | Comments (24)
After months scrutinizing the mayor’s proposed new city budget, aldermen voted to chip away at a planned property tax increase by leaving some city jobs vacant, reining in police overtime, and benefiting from some good news from Hartford.
by Paul Bass | May 16, 2013 4:03 pm | Comments (25)
Mayoral candidate Toni Harp questioned a developer’s argument that it needs a $10 million-plus bailout from the city to keep the Ninth Square project alive, while two of her opponents expressed support for spending some new money to preserve affordable housing there.
by Melissa Bailey | May 16, 2013 2:21 pm | Comments (10)
Three million extra dollars for the schools: Too much for taxpayers to bear? Or a much-needed increase to save school reform?
by Melissa Bailey | May 16, 2013 8:00 am | Comments (17)
Refusing to “pander” to an audience of schoolkids at a mayoral candidates’ debate, Matt Nemerson called for lengthening the school day, raising the bar to qualify for Promise scholarships, and holding back kids until they’re ready to compete with China. He found himself getting into not one debate, but two.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 15, 2013 4:50 pm | Comments (45)
Newhallville Alderwoman Alfreda Edwards announced Wednesday she won’t seek reelection and threw her support behind trial lawyer Michael Stratton. He launched his campaign by taking aim at unions and “political bosses” who he said are wasting taxpayer dollars—by, for example, having twice as many firefighters as the city needs.
by Melissa Bailey | May 15, 2013 1:06 pm | Comments (11)
The school board approved a proposal to open the city’s first public Montessori school in 2014, marking a step forward in a new experiment in grassroots, parent-led school reform.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 15, 2013 8:44 am | Comments (21)
A developer is seeking city permission to install 145 apartments in a long-vacant downtown landmark without creating a single new parking space.