In second protest of the day, demonstrators block downtown streets

December 5, 2014 • 0
Six hours after a "die-in" on Wall Street condemning the no-indictments of the police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner, protestors took to the streets to rally against police brutality, racial profiling and perceived injustices in the grand jury system.

Thousands rally for education reform

December 4, 2014 • 0
Mud, cold and persistent rain could not stop about 6,000 children, parents and teachers from gathering on the New Haven Green yesterday in a rally calling for improved urban public schools around Connecticut.

Labor relations director laid off

December 2, 2014 • 0
In an unexpected administrative reshuffle, Connecticut’s Director of Labor Relations Linda Yelmini has been asked to leave her post.

Harp announces youth wellness grant

November 19, 2014 • 0
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

November 18, 2014 • 0
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

November 14, 2014 • 0
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

November 10, 2014 • 0
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

November 7, 2014 • 0
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

November 7, 2014 • 0
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 sweeps New Haven, Yale

In line with New Haven’s traditional Democratic leaning, Gov. Dannel Malloy won the Elm City by a landslide.


November 5, 2014 • 0
More than six hours after polls closed on Tuesday evening, results pointed toward a victory for Gov. Dannel Malloy in Connecticut’s gubernatorial race.

Firefighters move toward new contract

October 31, 2014 • 0
Years of administrative headaches and budgetary turmoil in the New Haven Fire Department may soon come to an end.