City to appoint assistant fire chief
Mayor Toni Harp and Fire Chief Allyn Wright jointly endorsed the candidacy of Battalion Chief Matt Marcarelli as assistant chief of operations last week. Their nomination will be considered by the Board of Fire Commissioners at its next meeting.
City’s small business center gets a boost
City Hall’s Small Business Service Center will soon double in size — from one to two employees — in an effort to catalyze the Elm City’s entrepreneurial scene.
Visits from NEA, NEH celebrate New Haven arts scene
Bathed in pink light and flanked by ballerinas, Mayor Toni Harp, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and University President Peter Salovey faced a crowded ballroom at the Omni Hotel Monday night to celebrate their “valentines” this year — the arts and humanities organizations of New Haven.
Democracy Fund seeks new hires
After meeting only once in three months due to staff shortages, members of the Democracy Fund — the city’s public campaign financing system — met with Mayor Toni Harp last week to discuss new hires.
Harp defends record, lays out vision in state of the city
Noting President Barack Obama’s endorsement of New Haven’s progress in assisting at-risk youth at the U.S. Conference of Mayors last week, Mayor Toni Harp defended her record and presented her plan for moving the city forward in her state of the city address last night.
Storm Linus drops 1.5 feet of snow, prompts parking ban
As snow fell heavily Monday afternoon, Mayor Toni Harp extended the citywide parking ban overnight, while University snow crews plowed pathways around campus to clear the foot and a half of snow that had accumulated over the course of the day.