New LCI director sets new path

December 4, 2014 • 0
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

November 21, 2014 • 0
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

November 11, 2014 • 0
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

November 6, 2014 • 0
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.

Results trickling in, both camps caught in suspense

November 5, 2014 • 0
The hors d’ouevres were served, the mood lighting was set, the cash bar was open and the guests were trickling in.

Ready to register, but first a wait

November 5, 2014 • 0
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.

Visconti drops out of race, endorses Foley

November 3, 2014 • 0
Just two days before Election Day, Independent candidate Joe Visconti dropped out of the gubernatorial race and endorsed Republican Tom Foley.

Congresswoman DeLauro navigates freshman barbeque

October 20, 2014 • 0
Thanks to an impromptu campus visit by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, a few more freshmen now know who represents New Haven in Congress.

City inches forward on revitalization

October 17, 2014 • 0
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

October 16, 2014 • 0
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

September 24, 2014 • 0
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

September 16, 2014 • 0
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.