Fire union files suit against mayor
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.
UP CLOSE | Raising taxes, rising tempers
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.
Alders trade accusations
Legislative codes of conduct were invoked on Monday to censure the conduct of an alder whose spirited disagreement some say has crossed a line.
Suggested cuts draw ire
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.
City celebrates inaugural ball
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.”
Stratton decries “illegal” funding
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.
PILOT proposals multiply
When it comes to Payment in Lieu of Taxes, or PILOT, Connecticut legislators can now take their pick.