by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 24, 2014 11:48 am | Comments (3)
After lying fallow for decades, a megablock razed in the name of urban renewal will rise again — despite the opposition of one lawmaker and the reservations of another.
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 24, 2014 8:29 am | Comments (10)
“¿Como le gustaría entrar en un salón y no poder comprender lo que le han dicho?” Alder Dolores Colon asked, turning to face her colleagues in City Hall.
“Now tell me what I said,” Colon continued. “if you can’t tell me what I said, now you know how Spanish-speaking residents feel when they come to City Hall.”
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 24, 2014 7:57 am | Comments (4)
New Haven parents looking to keep their kids busy can now send them to the computer — not to play video games, but to find the nearest after-school art program, summer adventure camp, or college prep workshop.
by Allan Appel | Apr 23, 2014 8:28 am
Morning commuters got cupcakes and lollipops. The mayor issued an executive order to plant a tree a year for the next 24 so the city will have four new “freedom groves” around town to mark our burg’s 400th in distant 20038.
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 16, 2014 12:34 pm | Comments (10)
In a budget season in which school spending has taken center stage, Alder Michael Stratton is floating a new proposal to examine the Board of Ed budget more deeply.
by Paul Bass | Apr 14, 2014 1:58 pm | Comments (3)
At all other press conferences, the mayor answers questions. At this press conference, the mayor opened a box of matzah.
by Paul Bass | Apr 9, 2014 3:02 pm | Comments (19)
A newly elected mayor sat in a pew at Beulah Heights First Pentecostal Church on Orchard Street to join a community in mourning a gunned-down child. A realization hit: That’s what this job is about.
by Staff | Apr 8, 2014 12:18 pm | Comments (11)
(Updated 1:48 p.m. with Russell comment.) Queue up yet another special election: Angela Russell has resigned from the Board of Alders.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 8, 2014 11:44 am | Comments (46)
In light of what she termed “aggressive confrontation, insulting, personal attacks and intimidation” that “flagrantly violated” the rules of legislative conduct, Alder Jeanette Morrison Monday called for a formal review of Alder Mike Stratton’s recent behavior.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 8, 2014 8:03 am | Comments (2)
Dean Esserman was reappointed as police chief—and shared with alders what’s next for him in his new term.