Phillipine relief spreads to New Haven area
When Geordann Daguplo, a Filipino-American senior at West Haven High School, learned of the devastation in Typhoon Haiyan’s wake, he began gathering donations from New Haven, Hamden and West Haven schools and the Filipino community in Connecticut. Daguplo’s family lives in Mindanal, in the southern Philippines, and his fundraising campaign has raised thousands of dollars »
More grads call New Haven home
Over the past two decades an increasing number of Yale students have been choosing to work in the Elm City after graduation.
Mixed mandates in Ward 1
Sarah Eidelson ’12 —the first Ward 1 representative in almost a decade to seek a second term — looks to improve student engagement.
Suit threatened over fire promotions
Under the threat of litigation, city lawmakers moved to consider modifications to a budget provision that has come under attack by New Haven’s fire union.
NHPS receives $1 million boost
On Tuesday, New Haven Public Schools announced a nearly $1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
START Bank appoints new leader
In the midst of an era of new leaders in New Haven, START community development bank is also appointing new leadership at the start of the new year. Former President and CEO William Placke announced late last week he will retire at the end of 2013, and the board of directors at Start Bank has »
Civilian Review Board prepares for changes
Throughout a sometimes contentious campaign season, the two mayoral candidates — Toni Harp ARC ’78 and her opponent Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 — agreed upon the need to reorganize the city’s Civilian Review Board. The Civilian Review Board, which Mayor John DeStefano Jr. formed in 2001, met on Thursday night for the first »
Coliseum project nears passage
A collection of city lawmakers have backed an agreement aimed at revitalizing the former site of the New Haven Coliseum.
Voter turnout climbs
The real winner of Election Day 2013 was the city of New Haven — at least according to data released yesterday on voter turnout.