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by Allan Appel | Jun 19, 2013 9:21 am | Comments (1)
Black firefighters brought tales of discrimination to City Hall—and asked the Board of Aldermen to do something about it.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 18, 2013 4:12 pm | Comments (2)
For the second time in two months, a major bond rating agency has downgraded New Haven’s rating, citing the city’s low cash reserves and high pension liabilities.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 18, 2013 8:19 am | Comments (18)
City lawmakers are ready to let voters decide whether to make the Board of Ed partially elected—but they’re not so sure about the part of barring the mayor from sitting on it.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 4, 2013 8:17 am | Comments (8)
Less than a week after city lawmakers voted to raise taxes by 7.7 percent, they voted to lower them.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 4, 2013 8:11 am | Comments (75)
As aldermen voted to sell portions of two downtown streets to Yale for $3 million, a half-dozen cops stood in the back of the room, keeping a close eye on rowdy protesters who had already held up the vote once.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 3, 2013 5:44 am | Comments (17)
Stop throwing your pizza boxes in the recycling bin—and help the city save money in the process.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 24, 2013 12:15 pm | Comments (81)
Amid dire warnings and readings from scripture, city lawmakers voted in favor of selling sections of High and Wall streets to Yale University for $3 million, forever. One more needed approval awaits.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 22, 2013 3:23 pm | Comments (19)
As she launches a reelection bid, East Rock Alderman Jessica Holmes said she’s making one change this time around—running without money from political action committees.
by Paul Bass | May 21, 2013 12:00 pm | Comments (21)
After 20 years running City Hall, John DeStefano plans to move into an office a mile west on Whalley Avenue—to help run a community development bank he brought into existence.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 17, 2013 8:36 am | Comments (29)
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.