by Paul Bass | Aug 21, 2017 2:36 pm | Comments (19)
Marcus Paca promised that if he becomes mayor, he will fight gentrification, while Mayor Toni Harp argued that the burst of market-rate housing in town doesn’t constitute gentrification.
Harp promised to continue New Haven’s “sanctuary city” policies even if President Trump withholds federal grants, while Paca promised to take a closer look at the issue first to avoid losing needed dollars.
Continue reading ‘Candidates Clash On Housing, Immigration’
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 14, 2017 4:09 pm | Comments (3)
Candidates vying to be the city’s next mayor and probate court judge successfully petitioned their way onto the upcoming Sept. 12 Democratic Party primary ballot.
Continue reading ‘Dem Primary Battle Is On’
by Paul Bass | Aug 11, 2017 12:37 pm | Comments (16)
Working Families Party mayoral candidate Sarah Ganong has qualified for the Nov. 7 general election ballot, City Clerk Michael Smart reported Friday.
Continue reading ‘Now The Counting Starts’
by Paul Bass | Aug 9, 2017 7:53 am | Comments (15)
New Haven voters will be able to choose between at least two candidates for mayor in at least one election this fall.
Continue reading ‘Paca Makes Nov. 7 Ballot’
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 4, 2017 1:04 pm | Comments (15)
Marcus Paca’s campaign found a way Thursday to get 20 and 30-something moving in local politics: order them some pizza and invite them on the Elm City Party Bike.
Continue reading ‘Millennials Cycle Into Mayoral Race’
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 3, 2017 8:20 am | Comments (9)
Lights and cameras on the Farmington Canal, student-designed no littering signs and possibly new life to a long abandoned Bassett Street building are on their way to Newhallvllle.
Continue reading ‘Promised Progress On Newhallville Menu’
by Christopher Peak | Aug 2, 2017 4:03 pm | Comments (17)
“Ain’t gonna change,” West Rock’s Earlana Mundy told the candidate.
“Nothing changes?” he responded. “Well, that’s why I’m running.”
Continue reading ‘Paca Hits First 1,000 Signatures’
by Jon Greenberg | Aug 1, 2017 8:08 am | Comments (9)
A leading U.S. Congressman from South Carolina took a break from the craziness in Washington to endorse a New Haven mayoral candidate — and described bipartisan concern about the president’s mental health.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 31, 2017 7:47 am | Comments (10)
One of the city’s best kept not-secret secrets was the stage for a fundraising event for Mayor Toni Harp’s reelection campaign.
Continue reading ‘Reelection Event Highlights Newhallville Oasis’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 28, 2017 1:35 pm | Comments (2)
A candidate for probate judge has decided to end his quest for the position, while another has decided to press on.
Continue reading ‘Now There Are 2’