by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 19, 2018 4:39 pm | Comments (31)
Hartford — New Haven officials urged lawmakers here to pass a bill that will allow a 1,000-foot extension of Tweed-New Haven Airport’s runway — and, the officials claimed, help the region and the state compete for high-tech jobs.
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by Paul Bass | Mar 19, 2018 7:53 am | Comments (12)
New Haven is on the hunt for new employers — in China.
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by Paul Bass | Mar 6, 2018 8:53 am | Comments (25)
Whether or not other mayors join her, Mayor Toni Harp has instructed her legal staff to prepare a lawsuit against the state for failing to reimburse New Haven fully for revenue lost on tax-exempt properties.
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by Paul Bass | Feb 27, 2018 4:18 pm | Comments (22)
The mayor’s choice to fill a Board of Education seat sailed through a confirmation hearing, while an advocacy group’s call for a debate on who should serve in the future went unheeded.
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by Paul Bass | Feb 14, 2018 8:11 am | Comments (3)
As Community Action Agency (CAA) reopened its doors partway, Mayor Toni Harp called on the state to forgive a decades-old debate to help the anti-poverty group stay in business longer term.
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by Paul Bass | Feb 6, 2018 8:51 am | Comments (7)
Changing New Haven’s bus hubs won’t just make travel easier. It might help counter the concentration of methadone users overdosing downtown on other drugs.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 31, 2018 8:43 am | Comments (3)
Mayor Toni Harp endorsed a plan to build a modern new $15 million primary care center on Long Wharf — and predicted that getting there will prove easier than some skeptics believe.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 9, 2018 8:52 am | Comments (32)
Primary the disloyal Dems. And let the governor make the tough decisions.
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by Paul Bass | Dec 18, 2017 1:51 pm
The city missed a deadline to remove a homeless encampment near Upper State Street before the first snowfall, but it still plans to dismantle it in coming weeks and work with the campers to try to convince them to go to shelters.
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by Paul Bass | Dec 11, 2017 4:46 pm | Comments (11)
The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce is resuming its search for a new president after concerns over its top pick’s published views on white supremacy led him to turn down the job.
Continue reading ‘Pick Declines Chamber Post In Race Flap’