Harp announces youth wellness grant
Efforts to improve public health in the Elm City received a boost yesterday when Mayor Toni Harp announced that the city has secured a $4 million, five-year federal grant for youth wellness.
State fiscal climate calls for hiring freeze
With the state facing a projected cost overrun of $59 million, Gov. Dannel Malloy has called for a statewide public hiring freeze in an attempt to improve Connecticut’s finances.
City eyes Strong School rehab
After rejecting plans to redevelop the Strong School building in Fair Haven on Monday, the city has changed course and may finally be moving forward with plans to turn the building into a community center.
Early voting amendment fails
Connecticut elected a Democratic governor this year, but Tuesday was a bittersweet night for many state Democrats as Question 1, also known as the Early Voting Amendment, failed at the polls.
Alders approve firefighter contract
After years of administrative turmoil at the New Haven Fire Department, the Board of Alders unanimously approved a contract extension through June 2018.
Harp pledges Ebola aid
Three weeks after New Haven experienced a taste of the fear and uncertainty surrounding Ebola, Mayor Toni Harp announced a fundraising initiative to aid the fight against the virus in Sierra Leone.
MALLOY POISED TO CLINCH VICTORY
More than six hours after polls closed on Tuesday evening, results pointed toward a victory for Gov. Dannel Malloy in Connecticut’s gubernatorial race.
Alders move forward with Board of Ed restructuring
The New Haven Board of Education moved one step closer to a major structural reform last night, as the Joint Aldermanic Affairs/Education Committee voted on ordinances about the selection of elected members and student representatives on the Board of Ed.
Alders delay Brewery Square action
The owners of the beleaguered Brewery Square apartment complex in Fair Haven will have to wait to receive financial help from the city, after the Board of Alders delayed approval of an assistance package at their meeting last week.
Cook, Levin discuss future of technology
As technology evolves, both Scott Cook, the former CEO and founder of Intuit, and former University President Richard Levin said Yalies are uniquely positioned to take advantage of these opportunities.