Casino proposal moves to senate
Dreams of adding three more casinos to the state of Connecticut moved one step closer to reality on Monday, when a proposed bill passed through its second legislative committee.
Crown St. apartments gain zoning approval
The City Plan Commission approved a proposal last Wednesday for Metro Star Properties to build 12 studio apartments on Crown Street, setting construction plans into motion.
UP CLOSE: Do Yale and New Haven need Ward 1?
Students and city residents alike remain conflicted on whether or not a student voice should exist in city government and, if so, what the role of that representative should be.
Malloy names state education commissioner
Last Friday, Gov. Dannel Malloy confirmed the appointment of interim education commissioner Dianna Wentzell to a permanent position heading the Department of Education.
City may increase health director salary
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.
YLS conference invites policing discussion
Even though Ferguson, Missouri is over 1,000 miles away from New Haven, the events that occurred there continue to be part of academic and community discussion in the Elm City.
Harp discusses city vision with NAACP
Mayor Toni Harp addressed a room full of community leaders and members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People about her vision for New Haven and the progress her administration is making in its effort to improve community life.
Alders finalize HUD grant allocations
Low-income residents and families could soon see more housing options, thanks to decisions made at the Board of Alders’ joint community development and human services committee Thursday evening.