Metro-North Gets electrical boost

February 3, 2014 • 0
Connecticut will pump $10 million into augmenting electrical capacity on Metro-North’s New Haven line.

City may see new transportation app

January 29, 2014 • 0
Global Positioning System technology is scheduled for installation on CT Transit buses beginning in January 2015.
The breakaway People’s Caucus on the Board of Alders, supported by dozens of discontented residents, will work to overcome local infighting.

People’s Caucus discusses agenda

January 27, 2014 • 0
Six alders got together to plan how to combat what they characterized as pervasive divisions in the city’s politics.

See’s life celebrated

January 26, 2014 • 0
A service in Battell Chapel Saturday memorialized the life of English professor Samuel See, as a scholar, a teacher and a deeply understanding and devoted friend.
Ella Wood

Ward 7 seat up for grabs

January 22, 2014 • 0
Ella Wood ’15 may be seeking a second shot at the Ward 7 alder seat.

Hausladen named transit chief

January 22, 2014 • 0
Doug Hausladen ’04, who has championed street safety and public transit as an alderman in Ward 7, was named the city’s new director of the Department of Transportation, Traffic and Parking on Tuesday. Mayor Toni Harp announced the appointment at a press conference on the second floor of City Hall — just a stone’s throw »

Minimum wage reform: Connecticut a model for Democrat wage push

January 21, 2014 • 0
As Democrats nationwide make maximizing the minimum wage a focal point of the party’s 2014 strategy, 13 states have already revealed the political stakes of that debate in statewide wage hikes that took effect Jan. 1.

Co-chair races draw Yalies

January 17, 2014 • 0
Students who haven’t had their fill of municipal elections can head to the polls once again in March.

Dems back Holder-Winfield

January 17, 2014 • 0
A three-man race became a two-way contest for the state senate seat representing Connecticut’s 10th district on Thursday, as Gary Holder-Winfield picked up the endorsement of an opponent, of the local arm of the Democratic Party and of Mayor Toni Harp. A delegation of Democrats in the 10th District — which comprises the western half »

People’s caucus targets city clerk

January 15, 2014 • 0
A fledgling coalition of city lawmakers took aim on Tuesday at New Haven’s second-highest elected official.

“People’s Caucus” seeks to counter union influence

January 14, 2014 • 0
Seven alders have formed a coalition designed to counterbalance the political sway of Yale’s UNITE HERE unions, Locals 34 and 35.

Citing medical records, See’s family weighs lawsuit

January 10, 2014 • 0
Two months later, See's family is considering a wrongful death lawsuit against authorities involved in his arrest, treatment and incarceration.
“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.
The Board of Aldermen is currently pushing to receive additional funding for the city from the Connecticut
state government.