City

Fire union files suit against mayor

April 12, 2014 • 0
The firefighters' union has filed suit against Mayor Toni Harp over an appointment that the union claims contravenes the city charter and collective bargaining law.
City

UP CLOSE | Raising taxes, rising tempers

April 10, 2014 • 1
100 days into her tenure as mayor, Toni Harp has been left to defend a budget not entirely her own. Now New Haven is struggling to generate the revenue it needs to keep going without taxing all of its residents away.
City

Alders trade accusations

April 8, 2014 • 0
Legislative codes of conduct were invoked on Monday to censure the conduct of an alder whose spirited disagreement some say has crossed a line.
Education cuts and other spending reductions emerged at Thursday’s
hearing.
City

Suggested cuts draw ire

April 4, 2014 • 0
Educations cuts and other spending reductions emerged as a flashpoint at Thursday’s public hearing on the budget, as residents came out to defend the funding they said underwrites the city’s well-being.
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Parks, Public Works in crosshairs of budget

April 3, 2014 • 0
New Haven’s Public Works Department has lost nearly 30 percent of its personnel and 20 percent of its budget over the past 15 years.
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City

Quarrel marks vote on staff additions

April 1, 2014 • 0
A marathon six-hour finance committee meeting ended in a shouting match early Tuesday morning.
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City celebrates inaugural ball

March 31, 2014 • 0
Mayor Toni Harp entered the glimmering aviation hangar at Tweed-New Haven Airport on Saturday night to the sound of Alicia Keys’ “Girl on Fire.”
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Stratton decries “illegal” funding

March 28, 2014 • 0
The city is spending in excess of $40 million on health care and other benefits for teachers and school administrators, according to New Haven alder Michael Stratton.
Workers employed by the deli dispute the charges of wage theft against their employer.
City

Accounts clash in J & B wage theft investigation

March 26, 2014 • 0
Another New Haven grocery store — and Yale tenant — was shuttered this week after the Connecticut Department of Labor discovered multiple counts of labor violations.
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Salovey addresses Board of Alders

March 25, 2014 • 0
Salovey discusses town-gown relations with the Board of Alders.
City

People’s Caucus spawns Yale research team

March 24, 2014 • 0
A growing number of Yale students are working as policy assistants to Alders in the People’s Caucus, a breakaway faction of the Board of Alders.
City

PILOT proposals multiply

March 24, 2014 • 0
When it comes to Payment in Lieu of Taxes, or PILOT, Connecticut legislators can now take their pick.
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“If we were an outlier — if our taxes were higher than every other urban place in our state — then I would say that we’re out of line for what it takes to run a city."
Dozens of the Yale College Democrats canvassed New Haven to help residents enroll in the state’s health care exchange.
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The Board of Aldermen is currently pushing to receive additional funding for the city from the Connecticut
state government.
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