by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 28, 2017 2:28 pm | Comments (2)
They’ve worked together to fight blight and slumlords and to plan for development on Route 34. Now the three alders — dubbed “Three the Hard Way” and the “Three Musketeers”—representing Dwight, Edgewood and West River are seeking another term to focus in on jobs for their constituents.
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by Hailey Fuchs | Jun 26, 2017 8:00 am | Comments (9)
Four candidates are running together for the Hill’s Board of Alders seats, pledging to work together to bring jobs to the neighborhood and more neighborhood input into future development.
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by Staff | Jun 20, 2017 12:33 am | Comments (5)
Ira Johnson, who had filed papers to seek a ballot spot in this year’s mayoral election, has decided to endorse Democratic mayoral challenger Marcus Paca instead.
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by Christopher Peak | Jun 16, 2017 8:15 am | Comments (39)
In Mayor Toni Harp’s New Haven, violent crime has fallen nearly 75 percent in six years. In challenger Marcus Paca’s New Haven, bullets still fly in struggling neighborhoods, with victims shot “even in their own homes.”
Young people are flocking downtown for walkable living and a startup-friendly culture, in Harp’s city. In Paca’s, economic development hasn’t touched the Westville, Grand Avenue or the Dixwell main drags.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 13, 2017 7:31 am | Comments (22)
Mayoral candidate Marcus Paca said he believes that if Norman Boone had had access to the type of economic opportunities that keep people out of the street life that he might not have been a victim of gun violence.
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by Hailey Fuchs | Jun 12, 2017 8:03 am | Comments (8)
As he officially launched a bid for a third term as Wooster Square’s alder on a hot Sunday afternoon, Aaron Greenberg had some good news to report: Conte West Hills School’s pool will now open to the community for public swimming.
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by Christopher Peak | Jun 9, 2017 8:07 am | Comments (11)
A race for an open alder seat in Newhallville and Prospect Hill confronts voters with a question: Who has greater perspective on a neighborhood — a lifelong resident who knows how it has worked since her grandparents’ time? Or a newcomer who brings an outsider’s fresh eyes?
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by Paul Bass | May 30, 2017 7:27 am | Comments (6)
Mayor Toni Harp said she is opting out of New Haven’s public-financing system for her reelection campaign, while opponent Marcus Paca is exploring jumping in.
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by Paul Bass | May 22, 2017 3:43 pm | Comments (16)
Stop the presses: Republicans will run for office in New Haven this fall.
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by Markeshia Ricks | May 20, 2017 2:35 am | Comments (19)
Mayor Toni Harp kicked off her campaign on the Democratic ticket for a third two-year term with celebration, pride and quite a bit of dancing.
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