Mid-term in Ward 1
Sarah Eidelson promised better prisoner re-entry programs, friendlier streets for cyclists and pedestrians, community policing and increased representation of Yale students.
Armory discussion continues
City debate about how to best utilize the Goffe Street Armory continued at a public hearing on Tuesday night.
City discusses education initiatives
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.
Pledge sparks aldermanic debate
Aldermen debated a piece of legislation at City Hall on Monday that would make the Pledge of Allegiance a regular part of their meetings.
Alderman requests tax assessor at meeting
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.
City spokeswoman to leave
The voice of the Elm City is stepping down after a year representing City Hall and Mayor John DeStefano Jr.
Thompson Center crowd goes wild as President Obama is re-elected
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 »
Obama wins four more years
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. »
At Obama’s hometown, residents reminisce about his roots
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 »
New Haven politicians run unopposed
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 »