With staff rebound, Democracy Fund could expand

September 3, 2014
Board members said they are crunching numbers to figure out a feasible way to infuse public money into hyper-local races.

Turnover brings Mayor, Board closer

August 29, 2014
For half the alders who left their seats in the first six months of the term, a single calling drew them away: an appointment by the mayor to a position in her administration.

Co-chair required to resign following move

August 28, 2014
One of the students responsible for engaging Ward 1 residents in the political process must resign after moving outside the ward, according to Democratic Town Committee bylaws.

Alders Begin School Governance Reforms

August 27, 2014
Voters approved the reorganization of the BOE as part of a package of revisions placed on the ballot following last year's charter reform process.

Stratton blames politics for fallout

August 22, 2014
When Mike Stratton was 25, he wanted to be New Haven’s John F. Kennedy — a healer who would defend the city from economic stagnation, racial strife and gang violence.

Stratton turns himself in, will dispute charges

August 12, 2014
Mike Stratton, trial lawyer and former city alder, turned himself in on domestic violence charges Tuesday morning and vows to plead not guilty.

Stratton says he will turn himself in for “bogus” charges

July 13, 2014
Over a week after police issued an arrest warrant for Mike Stratton, the trial lawyer and former alder for Prospect Hill and parts of Newhallville said he will be turning himself in and that he hopes the case will go to trial.

Arrest warrant issued for Stratton

July 2, 2014
Police have issued an arrest warrant for Mike Stratton, trial lawyer and former alder for Prospect Hill and parts of Newhallville related to a domestic dispute at his apartment on Crown Street on June 13.

Amid probe, Stratton weighs mayoral bid

June 24, 2014
A day after embattled former Ward 19 alder Mike Stratton resigned from public office, he revealed he is weighing a bid for mayor in 2015.

University confers 3,132 degrees at 313th Commencement

In his first Commencement as University president, Salovey conferred a total of 3,132 degrees.

After YIRA email, charges dropped

April 25, 2014
Former YIRA president Liburd received notice from the Executive Committee, Yale’s disciplinary body, that the charges against her had been withdrawn.

Staff additions get final approval

April 24, 2014
Hill Alder Dolores Colon ’91 spoke in Spanish at Wednesday evening’s Board of Alders meeting to make a point.
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