by Paul Bass | Sep 19, 2014 8:41 am | Comments (2)
Officially ushering in New Haven’s four-day Pride Weekend, Toni Harp used a punch line to make a serious statement about what kind of city she serves as mayor.
by Paul Bass | Sep 18, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (20)
The executive board of Firefighters Union Local 825 has voted to purse an “independent investigation” to determine whether its president illegally sought a six-figure personal payday while negotiating an extension of its contract.
by Paul Bass | Sep 17, 2014 4:45 pm | Comments (5)
City lawmakers learned that New Haven’s signature gang-violence-fighting program has led 10 young men to obtain job training ... in Bridgeport.
by Paul Bass | Sep 17, 2014 2:36 pm | Comments (2)
Members of the New Haven Firebirds and the NAACP confronted a key city alder at City Hall Tuesday night, calling him “the problem” blocking their efforts to investigate alleged mismanagement in the fire department’s top ranks.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 16, 2014 12:10 pm | Comments (6)
New city engineer Giovanni Zinn plans to build the city greener.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 16, 2014 12:07 pm
The Board of Alders received two requests Monday night to investigate Assistant Fire Chief Patrick Egan’s management practices and work capabilities.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 16, 2014 12:05 pm | Comments (2)
City lawmakers finally said yes to accepting federal help to clear land for a long-awaited park in Newhallville, but likely too late to replant the land before the upcoming winter.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 5, 2014 11:24 am | Comments (6)
Claudette Robinson-Thorpe said “yes” rather than “no”—and New Haven was back on track to continue qualifying for a pool of state money for development.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 4, 2014 5:33 pm | Comments (7)
Convened by Connecticut’s U.S. senators to discuss the militarization of law enforcement in the aftermath of police violence in Ferguson, local chiefs encouraged a focus on the quality of community relations over the specific tools used.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 3, 2014 3:45 pm | Comments (8)
Claudette Robinson-Thorpe said “no” five times—and plans to fix bridges across town, clear out potential new Newhallville park land, and position New Haven for state development money have been delayed as a result.