Former mayoral candidate Justin Elicker FES '10 SOM '10 spoke in favor of a new director of the Food Policy Council.

Residents highlight understaffing at second budget hearing

March 31, 2015 • 0
Apprehensive parents, community organizers and business owners stood before the Board of Alders’ finance committee last night to voice concerns about understaffed city departments during the second public hearing of the budget season.

Study finds headway in NHPS performance

March 25, 2015 • 0
Two city initiatives have successfully cut high school dropout rates, boosted test scores and raised college enrollment, according to an analysis by international think tank RAND Corporation.

Harp to seek re-election

March 20, 2015 • 0
Mayor Toni Harp will run for re-election this November.

First budget hearing draws small turnout

March 6, 2015 • 0
With no contentious tax hikes in Mayor Toni Harp’s proposed budget to draw a crowd, the Board of Alders’ finance committee gathered in a sparsely populated auditorium Thursday evening to host the first public hearing of the budget season.

Eidelson defends youth agenda

March 5, 2015 • 0
Though she has not yet announced whether or not she will seek a third term, Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 would leave a void in leadership in the city’s youth services committee if she chooses not to run for re-election.

Harp’s budget proposes $2.3 million in spending cuts

February 27, 2015 • 0
Faced with unexpected changes in revenue, New Haven city officials shaved the city’s projected expenses to balance Mayor Toni Harp’s budget proposal, which is due to the Board of Alders on Sunday.

Campaign to make city smoke-free slow to develop

February 24, 2015 • 0
Three months into its launch, the city’s campaign to be smoke-free by June is at a standstill.

City budget proposal to hinge on state funding

February 23, 2015 • 0
With Mayor Toni Harp’s budget proposal due to the Board of Alders by week’s end, New Haven will rely on the state’s commitment to municipal aid to bolster the city’s revenue.

Perez’s departure leaves void in Board of Alders leadership

February 19, 2015 • 0
As Board of Alders President Jorge Perez bids farewell to his 28-year career in city government, New Haven will look to a two-term alder to lead the board.

City to appoint assistant fire chief

February 16, 2015 • 0
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.

Perez to head to Hartford, step down as alder

February 16, 2015 • 0
After nearly three decades of public service in New Haven, Board of Alders President Jorge Perez is headed to Hartford.

City’s small business center gets a boost

February 13, 2015 • 0
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.