by Paul Bass | Apr 24, 2017 4:01 pm | Comments (8)
A plan to create a new version of New Haven’s Civilian Review Board should get a chance to work, but the existing Board of Police Commissioners should also look at making more use of its powers, in the view of the mayor.
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by Christopher Peak | Apr 20, 2017 8:32 am | Comments (17)
A New Haven local who grew up serving Yale students pizza at his father’s restaurant served up a new order there Wednesday night — for his college classmates to elect him as their representative on the Board of Alders.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 20, 2017 7:50 am | Comments (1)
Two thirds of Newhallville’s Board of Alders representation is stepping aside to make room for new blood.
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by Staff | Apr 19, 2017 7:42 am | Comments (3)
Westville civic activist Harvey Feinberg has endorsed the mayoral candidacy of Marcus Paca.
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by Staff | Mar 30, 2017 10:22 pm | Comments (11)
Marcus Paca, who is seeking the Democratic mayoral nomination against incumbent Toni Harp, Thursday night blasted her proposed $554.5 million operating budget for the coming fiscal year, for increasing spending rather than cutting it.
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by Paul Bass | Mar 21, 2017 2:31 pm | Comments (6)
A year after Ira Johnson becomes mayor, more neighborhood schools will replace magnet schools. But the mayor’s chief of staff may remain the same.
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by Lucy Gellman | Mar 11, 2017 5:48 pm | Comments (10)
Pothole covers drove Abby Roth out of politics, but she’s ready to return.
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by Paul Bass | Mar 9, 2017 6:58 pm | Comments (12)
In describing his ideas for boosting education in New Haven, mayoral candidate Marcus Paca talked about how two teachers and an adult neighbor once reached a Hillhouse High School student who was struggling with his parents’ divorce and the death of his friends.
Continue reading ‘Paca: Students Can Help Us Improve Schools’