More than 400 people gathered at the Law School on Saturday for the meeting on education reform.

Forum probes Conn. education

January 25, 2010
More than 400 people, including Connecticut state legislators and parents, students and education experts from across the country, descended on the Law School on Saturday afternoon for a town hall meeting and symposium about education reform. At the four-hour conference, titled “The New Politics of Education Reform: Real Change for Communities of Color,” 12 speakers »
Iowa Democratic Congressman Bruce Braley, a vocal supporter of health care reform and the public option, spoke at a Branford College Master's Tea Tuesday.

Braley talks health care at Tea

January 13, 2010
The health care debate has been characterized by unusually contentious arguments in an ordinarily collegial House of Representatives, Congressman Bruce Braley, Democrat from Iowa, said at a Branford College Master’s Tea Tuesday. Speaking to an audience of about 20, Braley described the pitched debates over health care that dominated town hall meetings across his home »
Ward 1 alderman-elect Mike Jones '11 at Mayor John DeStefano's victory party Tuesday night.

Jones, Morehead win aldermanic seats

November 4, 2009
New Haven residents elected Saybrugian Mike Jones ’11 as Ward 1 alderman and reelected Greg Morehead in Ward 22. In the uncontested Ward 1 race, 110 voters turned out to the polling station at the New Haven Free Public Library, 96 of whom voted for Jones, said Ralph Marcarelli GRD ’77, head moderator of the »

City unions make a deal

October 9, 2009
City Hall has struck a deal with the police and teachers’ unions, whose leaders called the agreement the best they could hope for in a recession. The agreements with the police union and the teachers’ union conclude months of negotiations, during which both unions needed to prioritize the benefits they wanted to preserve, said Louis »

Briefly: Lawyer said Toad’s owner may appeal rejection of rooftop plan in Superior Court

September 16, 2009
James Segaloff, the lawyer representing Toad’s Place owner Brian Phelps, said that within about three weeks, the staff of the club may appeal the recent ruling by the New Haven Board of Zoning Appeals in Superior Court. Last Wednesday, the BZA rejected Phelps’ proposal to build a 400-square-foot rooftop terrace. Segaloff said Phelps and other »