by Allan Appel | Apr 24, 2015 3:04 pm | Comments (3)
Some 377 years after the Puritans established their colony here and 60 after Fred Parris penned “In the Still of the Night” in the basement of a church in Morris Cove, live doo-wop and newly planted trees popped up at City Hall.
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 4:07 pm | Comments (7)
A firefighter terminated last year after he was convicted of bribery charges may ultimately get his job back.
The city’s Board of Fire Commissioners violated the Freedom of Information Act not once, but twice as it moved to terminate Aaron Brantley, and that decision should be vacated, according to a hearing officer’s report.
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 11:54 am | Comments (20)
The leaders of the Board of Alders Black and Hispanic Caucus called on the city’s employers to “open the pipeline” and hire local people.
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 9:54 am | Comments (4)
With the bang of the gavel, West River Alder Tyisha Walker stepped into history as the first woman to lead the Board of Alders as president.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 20, 2015 11:02 am | Comments (4)
Kimberly Sullivan has a lot of opinions on education policy to share with the district. But she said she would prioritize the voices of her student constituents if elected to serve on the Board of Education.
As the board moves to include two non-voting high-school student members, Sullivan is the only one so far to throw her hat in the ring.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 20, 2015 11:00 am | Comments (5)
Dozens of Wooster Square neighbors gathered in Lenzi Park Sunday afternoon—drawn in by a chilly spring breeze, and an announcement.
by Paul Bass | Apr 15, 2015 11:58 am | Comments (21)
Officer Robert Williams and Sgt. Mark O’Neill revved their engines and drove off with a newly doubled motorcycle team looking for speeding or cellphone-chatting drivers.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 14, 2015 8:08 am | Comments (5)
With a few quick flourishes, Mayor Toni Harp signed off on a city resolution that urges the state to pass laws protecting its 40,000 domestic workers.
by Paul Bass | Apr 14, 2015 8:06 am
A crowd stormed City Hall again—this time not to protest or counter-protest, but to dive into books and hugs.
by Allan Appel | Apr 10, 2015 9:10 am | Comments (16)
A bell in Aliyah Rodriguez’s hand joined those in the steeples of the Green’s three churches at 3 p.m. Thursday, as New Haven joined the nation in a remembrance of the Civil War’s end—and its ongoing legacy of the struggle for racial justice and the balance between federal and state’s rights.