by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2013 8:02 am | Comments (14)
The State Senate was prepared to vote on a bill, then decided to wait—until Toni Harp could take care of mayoral campaign business back in New Haven.
by Staff | Apr 22, 2013 4:27 pm | Comments (1)
Thanks to state Sen. Martin Looney, the city can continue to tell the state liquor commission about problem bars that shouldn’t have their booze-vending permits re-upped.
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 4, 2013 8:38 am | Comments (6)
With its very existence threatened by proposed state budget cuts, the African-American Affairs Commission journeyed to New Haven to try to drum up support—and found a couple of dozen interested people.
by Paul Bass | Apr 3, 2013 4:57 pm | Comments (31)
NRA instructor Eugene Kenny would have joined his fellow gun-rights supporters at the state Capitol Wednesday—if he hadn’t accidentally shot himself in the foot.
by Staff | Mar 14, 2013 4:00 pm
Two New Haven schools with environmental themes won green recognition Thursday from the state.
by Staff | Mar 8, 2013 1:12 pm | Comments (2)
He spent his sunset years on New Haven’s Marvel Road—after besting the Yankees in a Red Sox uniform. Now it’s time that “Smoky Joe” Wood (pictured) get his deserved ultimate resting place: the Hall of Fame.
by Allan Appel | Mar 5, 2013 9:21 am | Comments (1)
The treat of the day at Kathy Riegelmann’s bakery was a basil confection with strawberry frosting, along with a pledge from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to continue helping small businesses like hers.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 5, 2013 9:10 am | Comments (32)
Maria Cuatepotzo, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, wants a driver’s license so badly that she waited an hour in the cold, then squeezed into an overflow room in a cafeteria, to listen in on a packed hearing with state lawmakers.
by Staff | Feb 25, 2013 9:40 am | Comments (3)
Five hundred kids would lose Head Start spots. Eighty people who work with kids with disabilities would lose their jobs. Three thousand civilian defense workers would be furloughed.
by Staff | Feb 22, 2013 12:31 pm | Comments (3)
“The governor’s proposed budget,” in the words of New Haven’s mayor, “leaves communities like New Haven with more bad choices.”