New LCI director sets new path
After weeks of evaluating candidates, Mayor Toni Harp announced her pick for the new director of New Haven’s housing code and neighborhood development agency: Serena Neal-Sanjurjo, an Elm City native whose career in urban planning has spanned Baltimore, New Orleans and her hometown.
Anti-blight director departs
Mayor Toni Harp is now in the process of reviewing candidates to replace Johnson as leader of a city department with a sprawling mandate of enforcing housing codes, reducing blight, supporting home-ownership and improving quality of life in New Haven neighborhoods.
City’s main street project gets underway
Over the weekend, about 25 residents from communities around Grand, Whalley and Dixwell Avenues spent 14 hours together at the Hall of Records, learning the “Main Street Approach” to neighborhood economic revitalization.
Malloy claims narrow victory
In an email to supporters sent shortly before 1 p.m., Republican Tom Foley conceded his second election defeat at the hands of incumbent Gov. Dannel Malloy.
Ready to register, but first a wait
New Haven voters seeking to participate in Connecticut’s same-day registration process faced a daunting challenge late Tuesday afternoon: A line consisting of more than 130 people by 5 p.m., some of whom would likely wait for at least three hours.
City inches forward on revitalization
Sitting outside the abandoned, grey brick building that once housed the Dixwell Community House, Angela Cloud, 50, surveyed the retail complex across the street.
Tikkaway to open second location
Tikkaway Grill, which many students and city residents dub New Haven’s “Chipotle of Indian food,” got one small step closer to national ubiquity Wednesday morning when owner Gopi Nair announced that he will open a second Elm City location within a few weeks.
Negativity dominates gov. race
According to campaign ads blaring in living rooms across Connecticut, incumbent Governor Dannel Malloy is “angry” for no apparent reason, while his opponent, Republican Tom Foley, is a “radical” right-winger.
Candidates swap vague transporation solutions
Transportation, an issue that has often been overshadowed by others such as the economy and education in the gubernatorial campaign, got its moment in the sun Monday morning.