As pollution authority expands, resistance rises
The Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority plays a vital role in the region’s infrastructure, dealing with the treatment and disposal of wastewater. Now, a proposed expansion of the authority to Stratford has provoked an intense debate in that town.
Future of Church Street South uncertain
Despite years of discussion to redevelop the rundown Church Street South housing project, the city and the landlord have not yet come up with concrete plans for improvement.
UP CLOSE: Policing New Haven after Ferguson
The corridor leading to the office of Dean Esserman, chief of the New Haven Police Department, is lined with thank-you cards written in children’s handwriting. But on the streets outside, protesters tell a different story.
GOP candidate Eze ’16 to run for Ward 1
Eze's entrance will make the contest for the Ward 1 seat a three-candidate race. At roughly 11 p.m., a Facebook page for Eze’s candidacy went live. Fish Stark ’17 and current Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 declared their candidacies earlier in the spring.
Reentry facility gains zoning approval
Last week, the Board of Zoning Appeals granted approval for a house on 75 Henry St. to host a living facility for the Family ReEntry program, a nonprofit behavioral health group designed to help nonviolent male felons transition back into their communities after being released from prison.
BOE works toward definition for student representatives
As several local students prepare to run for new spots on the city’s Board of Education, the Committee on Student Elections met yesterday to work toward a definition of the elected position’s roles and responsibilities.
Book authors, community members recall May Day protests
In commemoration of the 1970 “May Day” protests in New Haven, three Yale alumni who witnessed the events discussed their new book before an audience of former protesters, students and National Guardsmen at the New Haven Museum Tuesday evening.