by Thomas Breen | Nov 6, 2018 7:51 am | Comments (9)
Dancing across the stage with her fist raised above a shock of purple-dyed hair, New Haven’s 75-year-old Congresswoman taught veteran and neophyte Connecticut Democrats alike how to send campaigners into electoral battle.
Continue reading ‘Rosa Rallies The Troops’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 7, 2018 1:57 pm
With the days of his administration winding down, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been keeping up a steady schedule of public appearances.
He latest local appearance was Thursday, when he came to the New Haven-West Haven town lines to mark the opening of the West River Bridge on I-95 and press for the continued modernization of the state’s infrastructure.
Continue reading ‘I-95 West River Bridge Opens Ahead Of Schedule’
by Paul Bass | Apr 30, 2018 4:23 pm | Comments (51)
The daredevil dirt bike season began with a vroom as renegade riders surrounded a driver’s car, then surrounded a cop car, before zooming away through a park.
Continue reading ‘Dirt Bikers Threaten Driver, Flee Cops’
by Thomas Breen | Apr 18, 2018 7:48 am | Comments (3)
One spoke of how his grandfather worked as a machinist for three decades at Winchester Arms. Another recalled being voted “most respect on either side of the aisle” in the legislature. A third boasted that his financial credentials makes him the best state treasurer candidate — in history.
Continue reading ‘Candidates Go One On One’
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 23, 2018 7:16 am | Comments (2)
The number of babies born at Yale-New Haven Hospital with HIV has been effectively zero since 1996. But now a new group is battling the disease: people 50 and older.
Continue reading ‘“Age Is Not a Condom”’
by Thomas Breen | Jul 15, 2017 8:34 pm | Comments (11)
Is New Haven a stable city that has become safer, more responsibly governed, and more attuned to the needs of its students and workers over the past four years? Or is it barely treading water, rife with violence and unemployment, led by a mayoral administration bent on political retaliation and deceit?
Continue reading ‘Paca: I’m Like Yates; Harp’s Like Trump’
by Thomas Breen | Jun 26, 2017 7:04 am | Comments (8)
When Lisa McKnight first moved to Rosette Street almost 50 years ago, her family’s and her neighbors’ yards were lush with grapevines, apple trees, pear trees, and rose bushes. Now she may get to see such splendor reappear on the long-vacant, overgrown lawn across the street from her home.
Continue reading ‘Neighbors Help City Plan For Vacant Lots’
by Thomas Breen | Jun 9, 2017 1:18 pm | Comments (8)
Candidates seeking the backing of Connecticut’s most influential local Democratic Party are on notice: They have some policy questions to answer.
Continue reading ‘Dems Hammer Out 1st-Ever Issues Platform’
by Staff | Mar 20, 2017 11:15 am | Comments (1)
A robber thought a kitchen knife would enable him to rob a Kimberly Square convenience store and get away.
It didn’t work out that way.
Continue reading ‘Coffee Pot Cracked On Knife-Wielding Robber’s Head’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 21, 2017 8:05 am | Comments (12)
Looking to influence the future course of their party, New Haven’s Democratic Town Committee plans to endorse one of the leading candidates for national chairman in a battle that has revived the conflicting visions of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.
Continue reading ‘Dems Wade Into National Leadership Fight’