Officer exonerated in St. Patrick’s Day incident
Tensions were high at City Hall on Friday afternoon, where the results of an internal New Haven Police Department investigation left police officers and community activists standing in opposition for over an hour.
State legislators discuss current session
As the Connecticut General Assembly considers the fate bills in the middle of its legislative session, the Yale College Democrats hosted a panel of legislators from across the state.
New Haven mourns former mayor John Daniels
Dignitaries, community leaders, city officials and hundreds of New Haveners gathered in Battell Chapel Friday to mourn the passing and celebrate the life of John C. Daniels, New Haven’s first black mayor.
Fish Stark ’17 to vie for Ward 1
Eight months before the municipal election, Ward 1 has its first candidate in Fish Stark ’17, who formally declared on Tuesday afternoon that he would run for alder in the Yale-dominated district.
City contributes $114,000 to Ebola fight
After a four-month fundraising effort, Mayor Toni Harp announced that the Elm City raised $114,000 to fund the fight against Ebola in Freetown, Sierra Leone — New Haven’s sister city.
Whitehouse calls for prison reform
As prison reform movements attract attention across the country, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse ’78 came to campus to discuss the current state of prison reform at the federal level.
Malloy unveils two-year budget
After three months of spending cuts, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced a comprehensive plan Wednesday to balance the state’s budget.
CT lawmakers propose replacing Metro North
As Metro-North Railroad comes under scrutiny for a series of fatal accidents in the last two years, two Connecticut lawmakers are calling for the state to reconsider its deal with the beleaguered commuter rail operator.
City to appoint assistant fire chief
Mayor Toni Harp and Fire Chief Allyn Wright jointly endorsed the candidacy of Battalion Chief Matt Marcarelli as assistant chief of operations last week. Their nomination will be considered by the Board of Fire Commissioners at its next meeting.