by Paul Bass | Nov 25, 2014 5:13 pm | Comments (5)
City Hall got an early holiday present in the form of a larger-than-expected fee bounty for the construction of Yale’s new residential colleges.
by Paul Bass | Nov 24, 2014 4:49 pm | Comments (2)
Two city government veterans are among the four finalists to oversee local government’s neighborhood anti-blight agency.
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 20, 2014 8:30 am | Comments (30)
Imagine a narrower Church Street with shorter crosswalks and more space for people on foot. Imagine it with a dedicated bike lane separated from car traffic by planters—or less sightly low-cost “delineator tubes.” Imagine it not taking years to plan, more years to design, and tens of thousands of dollars to build.
by Paul Bass | Nov 19, 2014 1:40 pm
The Harp Administration wants to leave vacant a job at the strapped agency that monitors hiring on development projects in order to create a job to oversee the city’s programs for the homeless.
by Staff | Nov 19, 2014 6:45 am | Comments (2)
When 1,500 new apartments come to downtown and the western edge of Wooster Square, will the new people who live there drive around town? Or will they walk and bike?
by Paul Bass | Nov 18, 2014 4:26 pm | Comments (10)
The Harp administration is calling in an outside expert to help figure out how to rescue the fire department, while also proceeding with efforts to get overtime costs under control and start meeting state reporting laws.
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 18, 2014 11:44 am | Comments (5)
Unless alders make additional changes, grades and attendance records could still be a factor in eligibility for future student board of education representatives.
by Paul Bass | Nov 14, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (10)
New Haven’s economic development chief was home watching the Brazilian Grand Prix when his eyes wandered to the text of a 32-year-old court decree—which led him to give a second shot to a Fair Haven community group’s quest to buy a mothballed historic school.
by Paul Bass | Nov 13, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (1)
Serena Neal-Sanjurjo had a sense of déjà vu as she joined 26 other job-creation and anti-poverty workers in racing toward a deadline to convince the federal government to give New Haven a boost in helping the poor.
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 12, 2014 3:36 pm | Comments (6)
With the season’s first big snowstorm headed for New Haven, the city kicked into gear Wednesday to do a better job than last winter in clearing the streets.