by Paul Bass | Aug 11, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (5)
Sharon Ferrucci and Delores Knight scrambled to field four-to-six-person teams to spend 16 hours at 40 different New Haven polling locations Tuesday—so the teams can wait around all day to help as few as two voters.
by Julia Zorthian | Aug 11, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (10)
Potted plants are coming to some dangerous intersections in town, as a plan to spend $400,000 on 26 “traffic-calming” projects advances down the road to fruition.
by Staff | Aug 7, 2014 8:31 am | Comments (4)
After months (in one case, years) of study and debate, two major proposals to change New Haven’s landscapes won final approval Wednesday night, with nary a peep.
by Julia Zorthian | Aug 7, 2014 8:18 am | Comments (21)
The third time proved to be the charm as lawmakers voted to accept $760,000 in federal money to study how to improve getting around New Haven.
by Paul Bass | Aug 4, 2014 12:07 pm | Comments (13)
The city is looking for a new public works chief now that Doug Arndt has left the building.
Mayor Toni Harp decided not to renew Arndt’s (pictured) contract as public works director. He worked his last day on Friday.
by Paul Bass | Aug 1, 2014 3:03 pm | Comments (2)
The city has its first-ever female chief librarian, along with a new short-term deal on summer library hours that workers called a possible new direction in labor relations.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 31, 2014 7:50 am | Comments (2)
An assistant state attorney general issued a challenge: Deploy a secret weapon to make young New Haveners healthier, happier, and more successful in school.
by Paul Bass | Jul 28, 2014 12:36 pm
NBA alum Sly Williams returned to the court Sunday—playing alongside his son, not the Earl the Pearl Monroe; on Church Street, not at Madison Square Garden
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 25, 2014 7:10 pm | Comments (12)
Police made three arrests as the city dismantled a short-lived camp for homeless people, just after the mayor announced progress in a new longer-term community effort to make sure all New Haveners are housed.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 24, 2014 7:56 am | Comments (9)
New Fire Chief Allyn Wright vows to provide all his firefighters with fresh uniforms, bring green energy to the department, and repair each of the city’s 10 firehouses—just as former Mayor John DeStefano did with the city’s schools.