Dateline New Haven
by Paul Bass | Mar 24, 2017 11:58 am | Comments (5)
Amid some cries that a city cop should have lost his job for sexually harassing a high school senior, John Velleca praised New Haven’s interim police chief for striking the right balance of discipline.
Continue reading ‘Velleca: “Smoothie” Cop Got Just Punishment’
by Staff | Mar 24, 2017 11:33 am
• Pundit Friday!
• Good (Whole G) Bread.
• Pipeline Angels.
• Rev. Samuel T. Ross-Lee.
• The Trump Economy.
• Michelle Turner.
by Staff | Mar 22, 2017 3:46 pm
• ACLU’s Dan Barrett.
• African Notables.
• Samuel T. Ross-Lee.
• Kai Perry & Hillary Bridges.
• Afro-Semitic News Hour.
• Book Talk: Gargoyle Hunters.
by Paul Bass | Mar 21, 2017 2:31 pm | Comments (6)
A year after Ira Johnson becomes mayor, more neighborhood schools will replace magnet schools. But the mayor’s chief of staff may remain the same.
Continue reading ‘Johnson Administration Previewed’
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 21, 2017 7:57 am | Comments (14)
Hartford — The state has a backward vision for the train station, so it needs to hand it over to New Haven to run it right.
The city can barely shovel out the station after 10 inches of snow or protect workers from falling ice, let alone develop it for the future.
State and city officials, along with a chorus of community activists, offered those starkly competing visions Monday at a state legislative hearing room here and in press interviews, as a dispute over the future of Union Station burst into public view.
Continue reading ‘Train Station Clash Erupts At Capitol’
by Paul Bass | Mar 16, 2017 7:45 am | Comments (4)
A proposal to tax the real estate of not-for-profit hospitals like Yale-New Haven might be getting new life at the state Capitol.
Continue reading ‘With Guarantee, Harp Open To Hospital Tax’
by Staff | Mar 15, 2017 5:14 pm
• Conspiracy theories revealed!
• Artbeat: Enlightened Princesses.
• ActionTogether’s Valerie Horsley.
by Paul Bass | Mar 10, 2017 1:12 pm | Comments (13)
Connecticut wants New Haven to run Union Station for three to five more years — then maybe have someone else run it. The Harp administration argues that it has earned the right to run the place indefinitely.
Continue reading ‘City, State Wrangle Over Train Station’
by Paul Bass | Mar 2, 2017 4:16 pm | Comments (6)
If the Age of Trump produces a new Tom Paine, he might turn out to be New Haven’s Timothy Snyder.
Continue reading ‘Historian Pens Pocket-Sized Call To Arms’
by Paul Bass | Feb 27, 2017 3:37 pm | Comments (12)
New Haven government will spend more money this coming fiscal year, but will keep taxes the same as last year — at least in the proposed budget Mayor Toni Harp plans to unveil Tuesday afternoon.
Continue reading ‘Harp: No Tax Hike’