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$508M Budget Passes; Future Ed Scrutiny Vowed

by Thomas MacMillan | May 28, 2014 6:59 am | Comments (39)

Thomas MacMillan Photo A roller-coaster budget season came to an end amid a last-minute flurry of failed amendment proposals, and some hints of a new beginning.

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Stratton: Here’s The Uncensored Budget Story

by Michael Stratton | May 22, 2014 2:27 pm | Comments (63)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Freshman Newhalllville/Prospect Hill Alder Michael Stratton (pictured) submitted this opinion piece to offer what he calls the under-reported and neglected true story about his budget fight this session.

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Pay Half Your Car Taxes, Twice

by Thomas MacMillan | May 15, 2014 11:18 am | Comments (9)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Under a new budget amendment from Dixwell Alder Jeanette Morrison, New Haveners wouldn’t have to pay all their annual car tax at once. They could split it into two payments.

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Tax Hike Cut In Half

by Thomas MacMillan | May 15, 2014 11:16 am | Comments (19)

Thomas MacMillan Photo By eliminating some proposed new mayoral staff, factoring in new Yale building permits, and flat-funding the Board of Ed, alders managed to cut the mayor’s proposed tax increase by more than half.

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Budget Battle Sparks Long-Term Ed Questions

by Thomas MacMillan | May 12, 2014 7:12 am | Comments (18)

Thomas MacMillan Photo (News analysis) As a contentious budget season comes to a head, some fundamental questions have surfaced: Has the city been paying millions more than it’s required to for education? Could—and should—that money go toward reducing taxes or paying for other city services?

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City Pays Morgan Stanley To Steer Itself Business

by Melissa Bailey | May 2, 2014 2:02 pm | Comments (17)

Melissa Bailey Photo Morgan Stanley had a great idea for how New Haven could save money—by doing business with Morgan Stanley.

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Thank Goodness It Wasn’t Wednesday

by Thomas MacMillan | May 2, 2014 7:28 am | Comments (16)

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When a 6-year-old at Wexler-Grant School started having a bronchial spasm, school nurse Gloria Rosati-Culver was there to save her life — because it was a Thursday.

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Brother, Can You Spare A Dime—For The Meter?

by Thomas MacMillan | May 1, 2014 7:55 am | Comments (24)

Ten new parking meters may soon appear downtown, not to collect change for cars parked on the street, but to help the people asking for change on the sidewalk.

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Stratton Calls For Panel To Probe Schools Budget

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 16, 2014 11:34 am | Comments (10)

In a budget season in which school spending has taken center stage, Alder Michael Stratton is floating a new proposal to examine the Board of Ed budget more deeply.

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Schools Go On Trial

by Melissa Bailey | Apr 10, 2014 11:24 am | Comments (31)

“Do you want to change your testimony about these numbers?” asked the trial lawyer.

No, replied the witness.

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Potholes
Dec 18, 2014 6:49 pm
Address: 725 Whitney Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Potholes up and down this street, both sides

Require NHPD to wear body cameras
Dec 18, 2014 6:34 pm
Address: 1 Union Ave New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 11

The Police Union is trying to stall the Police Chief from equipping all New Haven Officers...

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