by Christopher Peak & Paul Bass | Jan 14, 2019 8:35 pm | Comments (17)
Darnell Goldson went from being the subject of a vague investigation Monday to receiving a public apology from the schools superintendent — and then being reelected president of the Board of Education.
Continue reading ‘Goldson “Exonerated,” Reelected Prez’
by Paul Bass | Jan 10, 2019 2:12 pm | Comments (3)
Mayor Toni Harp sees opportunity in the current misfortunes of downtown’s Temple Medical Center.
Continue reading ‘Harp: What About Temple Biosciences?’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 8, 2019 8:01 am | Comments (43)
A 22-year quest for justice culminated Monday night as Emma Jones watched New Haven’s Board of Alders vote to create an all-civilian review board (CRB) with power to investigate officers accused of misconduct.
Continue reading ‘Cop Review Panel Passes, With Teeth’
by Paul Bass | Dec 19, 2018 1:07 pm | Comments (62)
Two 40-something New Haveners —a former alder who runs the Land Trust and an ex-federal prosecutor who targeted government corruption — are “seriously considering” challenging incumbent Toni Harp for mayor in 2019.
The two, Justin Elicker and Liam Brennan, have been meeting with community leaders and activists to build support for Democratic mayoral primary challenges.
Continue reading ‘Elicker, Brennan Eye Mayoral Runs’
by Christopher Peak | Dec 18, 2018 7:56 am | Comments (24)
Mayor Toni Harp has hired a private investigator to look into allegations that the school board president makes the superintendent so uncomfortable that she won’t meet alone with him anymore.
Continue reading ‘Birks’ Board Prez Concerns Probed’
by Christopher Peak | Dec 12, 2018 7:33 am | Comments (5)
The Street Outreach Worker program, a city-supported initiative aimed at saving young lives, is winding down at the New Haven Family Alliance. A bigger version might take its place at a new nonprofit seeking to expand gun-violence interventions to hospital emergency rooms across the state.
Continue reading ‘Street Outreach Team Regroups’
by Paul Bass, Allan Appel & Thomas Breen | Dec 11, 2018 3:17 pm | Comments (30)
The outgoing Malloy administration was at Union Station Tuesday putting plans for a new parking garage on a fast track, while the incoming Lamont administration signaled it wants to hear more from New Haveners calling to slow the construction train.
Continue reading ‘DOT vs. “TOD” Showdown At Union Station’
by Paul Bass | Dec 5, 2018 7:59 am | Comments (2)
Rather than hire a new economic development chief in the near future, Mayor Toni Harp is asking Michael Piscitelli to serve in the role on an “acting basis” for a year.
Continue reading ‘Piscitelli Commits To A Year’
by Paul Bass | Dec 4, 2018 4:13 pm | Comments (31)
Hemorrhaging younger cops to the suburbs, New Haven is looking to pluck suburban retirees to help build its force back up.
Continue reading ‘Harp Looks To Woo Retired Suburban Cops’
by Paul Bass | Nov 26, 2018 5:17 pm | Comments (44)
One of the city’s busiest developers has signed on as a partner to restart the stalled plan to build a new urbanist mini-city on the gravesite of the old New Haven Coliseum.
Continue reading ‘Bullish Builder Signs On For Coliseum Site’