City

Ward 1 race heats up as primary looms

August 28, 2015 • 0
Most Yalies have been absent from the Elm City for four months, but that hasn’t stopped the three-way race for Ward 1 alder from heating up, with the Democratic primary only weeks away.
City

As pollution authority expands, resistance rises

April 24, 2015 • 0
The Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority plays a vital role in the region’s infrastructure, dealing with the treatment and disposal of wastewater. Now, a proposed expansion of the authority to Stratford has provoked an intense debate in that town.
City

GOP candidate Eze ’16 to run for Ward 1

April 23, 2015 • 0
Eze's entrance will make the contest for the Ward 1 seat a three-candidate race. At roughly 11 p.m., a Facebook page for Eze’s candidacy went live. Fish Stark ’17 and current Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 declared their candidacies earlier in the spring.
City

BOE works toward definition for student representatives

April 23, 2015 • 0
As several local students prepare to run for new spots on the city’s Board of Education, the Committee on Student Elections met yesterday to work toward a definition of the elected position’s roles and responsibilities.
City

Eidelson named minority leader of Board of Alders

April 21, 2015 • 0
Shortly after the New Haven Board of Alders bid farewell to longtime president and Hill alder Jorge Perez, Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 made it into the record books.
City

City may increase health director salary

April 20, 2015 • 0
Since Mayor Toni Harp began her tenure, the post of city health director has been unfilled. But the city’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2016, currently before the Board of Alders, might change that.
City

Alders discuss police, fire department budgets

April 16, 2015 • 0
As the Board of Alders moved toward approving a budget for the coming fiscal year at a Wednesday night Finance Committee meeting, overtime costs and hiring levels at the police and fire departments rose to the forefront of discussion.
City

Malik Jones march protests police brutality

April 15, 2015 • 0
As rush hour neared on Tuesday evening, the route from Fair Haven to Downtown was flooded with protesters walking the street crying, “Justice for Malik Jones.”
University

19 Fossil Free Yale protesters threatened with arrest at Woodbridge Hall sit-in

April 10, 2015 • 0
After a day-long sit-in at Woodbridge Hall, 19 members of Fossil Free Yale have been arrested and fined.
City

New Haven remembers Appomattox

April 10, 2015 • 0
One hundred and fifty years after Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant’s Union forces at Appomattox Courthouse in central Virginia, a group of New Haven residents gathered to observe the anniversary on Thursday afternoon.
City

Two weeks after launch, Stark campaign heats up

April 9, 2015 • 0
In the two weeks since Fish Stark ’17 launched his bid for Ward 1 alder, his campaign has heated up around campus.
City

Activists and scholars urge juvenile justice reform

April 8, 2015 • 0
At a forum in the Dwight Hall common room last night, New Haven activists and legal experts underscored the importance of granting minors convicted to life sentences without parole ­a second look at their sentences.