by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 21, 2016 2:31 pm | Comments (7)
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump wasn’t at City Hall Friday, but the ghost of his words — about rigged elections and possibly refusing to accept the results if he doesn’t win the “rigged” Nov. 8 election — haunted the place.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 21, 2016 8:05 am
A New London-based marine construction company is planning to make New Haven its new home.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 20, 2016 7:50 am | Comments (7)
The Board of Alders unanimously approved a plan Wednesday night that will allow the city to enter in to a land disposition and a lease agreement that will help save buildings along Fair Haven’s River Street.
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by Paul Bass | Oct 20, 2016 7:48 am | Comments (1)
Mayor Toni Harp is confident that once the city reconnects Temple Street to the Hill, someone will construct a new building there and create new jobs.
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by Paul Bass | Oct 13, 2016 3:25 pm | Comments (12)
Basking in applause and well-wishes at his swearing-in Thursday afternoon, New Haven’s new assistant police chief reminded people of a darker moment in his department’s history.
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by Allan Appel | Oct 11, 2016 2:05 pm | Comments (3)
If someone on the street is lost, help them, or hold a door open. Or just say hello more often.
Make sure your voicemail boxes are not full; that frequently irritates callers for city services.
Respond to message-leavers within 24 hours. And when you respond and begin speaking, treat the person “as if it’s your mother.”
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by Paul Bass | Oct 10, 2016 5:28 pm | Comments (8)
Without notifying the public, the city swore in a new fire chief Monday.
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by Paul Bass | Sep 30, 2016 2:46 pm | Comments (14)
(News Analysis) For the third time in three months, a top city official was hounded out of office — the latest shape-shifting in a new era in New Haven power politics.
Continue reading ‘3 Heads Roll: Change? Chaos? Democracy?’
by Paul Bass | Sep 30, 2016 12:17 pm | Comments (10)
Acting Chief Matt Marcarelli had hoped to wait until a new chief took over New Haven’s fire department before he retired, but he was left out of the loop.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 30, 2016 8:25 am | Comments (9)
Answering tough questions about how he might change the culture of a fractious fire department, would-be fire chief John Alston Jr. not only impressed alders but earned their unanimous recommendation for the job.
Continue reading ‘Fire Chief Candidate Wows ‘Em’