People gathered at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn. late Friday evening to mourn the tragedy. A young girl adds her candle to the memorial.
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Conn. city reacts to elementary school massacre

December 14, 2012 • 0
Twenty-seven people, including 20 children, were killed in a shooting in an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. Friday morning.
Sarah Eidelson ’12 has been Ward 1 alderman for over a year.
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Mid-term in Ward 1

December 12, 2012 • 0
Sarah Eidelson promised better prisoner re-entry programs, friendlier streets for cyclists and pedestrians, community policing and increased representation of Yale students.
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Armory discussion continues

December 5, 2012 • 0
City debate about how to best utilize the Goffe Street Armory continued at a public hearing on Tuesday night.
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City discusses education initiatives

November 28, 2012 • 0
The New Haven Board of Aldermen’s education committee met with the staff of New Haven Public Schools on Tuesday night to discuss city education issues.
The Board of Aldermen is currently debating whether to include a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of board meetings.
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Pledge sparks aldermanic debate

November 27, 2012 • 0
Aldermen debated a piece of legislation at City Hall on Monday that would make the Pledge of Allegiance a regular part of their meetings.
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Alderman requests tax assessor at meeting

November 14, 2012 • 0
In light of last year’s opaque tax assessments, Ward 7 Alderman Doug Hausladen ’04 asked the Elm City’s tax assessor’s office for greater future clarity and transparency.
Mayor John DeStefano Jr. will face a contested election when he runs in his 12th consecutive election next year.
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Challengers weigh entering mayoral race

November 13, 2012 • 730
Less than a year before the next election, two politicians said they may contest next year’s mayoral race against 10-term Mayor John DeStefano Jr.
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City spokeswoman to leave

November 12, 2012 • 246
The voice of the Elm City is stepping down after a year representing City Hall and Mayor John DeStefano Jr.
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Thompson Center crowd goes wild as President Obama is re-elected

November 7, 2012 • 0
CHICAGO, Ill. — Suzie Hernandez woke up yesterday with a feeling that President Obama was going to be re-elected and convinced three of her colleagues to make the four-hour-long drive from their hometown in Ohio to Chicago to celebrate at the end of Election Day. “Four years ago today, I stayed home and watched Obama »
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Obama wins four more years

November 7, 2012 • 0
CHICAGO, Ill. — Four years after an historic election victory, President Barack Obama clinched a second term on Tuesday, edging out former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and securing another four years of holding the nation’s highest public office. At press time, Obama had won a total of 303 electoral votes com- pared to Romney’s 206. »
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At Obama’s hometown, residents reminisce about his roots

November 7, 2012 • 0
CHICAGO, Ill. — Signs supporting President Barack Obama lined the storefronts on 53rd Street in Hyde Park, a place that residents have affectionately nicknamed “Obamatown” and “Obamanation.” Despite his rapid rise in politics as Illinois senator and then president, President Obama has still kept in touch with people in his hometown, local residents said. All »
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New Haven politicians run unopposed

November 2, 2012 • 0
Eight candidates in New Haven currently stand unopposed for eight seats in the Connecticut State Assembly and Senate, and all of them are Democrats. New Haven is a largely Democratic city, with its Board of Alderman entirely Democratic and 45,000 of its residents registered Democrats, compared to 2,400 registered Republicans, according to a spokesman for »
Following his withdrawal from the mayoral election, Kermit Carolina endorsed Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 for mayor.
Following his withdrawal from the mayoral election, Kermit Carolina endorsed Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 for mayor.
New Haven’s four mayoral candidates sparred over budgetary issues and underfunded pensions in Wednesday’s debate.
Citizens used public forums before the charter commission as a platform for claiming that their interests were being ignored by the Board of Education.