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.
City and state brace for Blizzard Juno
As Blizzard Juno continues to barrel across the Northeast, preparations for a storm of “historic” proportions are ongoing in the Elm City and Hartford.
New Haven public service attracts recent graduates
When Caroline Smith ’14 met with New Haven Director of Transportation, Traffic and Parking Doug Hausladen ’04 earlier this month to talk about developing alternative modes of transportation in the city, she did not expect a casual comment about a potential Elm City “bike month” to spur a new city initiative.
Without quorum, Democracy Fund cannot function
After a three-month hiatus due to a shortage in staff, the Democracy Fund — New Haven’s public campaign financing program — prepared to meet last night but failed to achieve a quorum and postponed for another week.