by Paul Bass | May 21, 2015 4:46 pm | Comments (30)
City Chief Adminstrative Officer Mike Carter said he’s moving to get overtime costs under control at the 911 call center after payments piled up for the boss there.
by Allan Appel | May 21, 2015 10:56 am | Comments (1)
Permanent chess tables in Fair Haven public parks? How about classical music concerts in the city’s shelters to help residents allay the extreme anxieties of homelessness?
by Markeshia Ricks | May 19, 2015 5:18 pm | Comments (6)
Bella Vista Alder Barbara Constantinople slipped out the front doors of City Hall to take a few drags on a cigarette before voting in favor of banning all forms of tobacco products from government-owned property.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 19, 2015 8:00 am | Comments (19)
Supporters of a new $45 million home for Strong 21st Century Communications Magnet and Lab School pressed a reluctant Board of Alders, whose leaders remained firm in opposition while several others spoke up in support.
by Paul Bass & Markeshia Ricks | May 14, 2015 8:09 pm | Comments (32)
A day after alders voted to shoot down a $45 million new school and to deny her six new positions, Mayor Toni Harp accused them of speaking out of both sides of their mouths when it comes to creating jobs.
by Paul Bass | May 14, 2015 3:00 pm | Comments (1)
When Dinah Kinney got pregnant at 16, her pastor didn’t give up on her. He rallied the church behind her.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 14, 2015 2:55 pm | Comments (10)
In a show of flexing its oversight muscles, the Board of Alders Finance Committee rejected new positions proposed by the mayor and put some departments’ money in escrow as it advanced the $506 million proposed new fiscal year budget.
by Paul Bass | May 13, 2015 5:08 pm | Comments (9)
Dr. Byron Kennedy hails from states where restaurants post grades or numerical scores in their windows — an idea he said he “wants to explore” for New Haven.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 6, 2015 5:02 pm | Comments (10)
Small business owners and entrepreneurs have a new home on Dixwell Avenue.
by Paul Bass | May 5, 2015 12:23 pm | Comments (19)
The Fire Commission Tuesday approved the promotion of 25 firefighters to become captains, and 34 others to become lieutenants.