Eidelson defends youth agenda
Though she has not yet announced whether or not she will seek a third term, Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 would leave a void in leadership in the city’s youth services committee if she chooses not to run for re-election.
State launches Business Finder app
To help residents access supplies during natural disasters and storms, the state has launched a new online application, Business Finder, that provides updated information on business hours.
Internal investigation clears YPD officer in Blow case
An investigation by the Yale Police Department’s Internal Affairs Unit into a complaint that a YPD officer inappropriately used a firearm in detaining Tahj Blow ’16 has found that the officer’s actions complied with department policy.
Fish Stark ’17 to vie for Ward 1
Eight months before the municipal election, Ward 1 has its first candidate in Fish Stark ’17, who formally declared on Tuesday afternoon that he would run for alder in the Yale-dominated district.
Legislators weigh electronic tolling
As the debate on toll implementation has recently garnered attention during this legislative session, the Connecticut Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration are set to present a federal study on electronic tolls to the state General Assembly.
Committee reviews NHPS funding equity
Amid statewide talk of tightening funds following Gov. Dannel Malloy’s budget proposal last month, the Operations and Finance Committee of the New Haven Public Schools’ Board of Education convened Monday evening to talk money — specifically, equity in school funding.
Senators reintroduce campus sexual assault bill
On Thursday, Sen. Richard Blumenthal LAW ’73 and 11 other senators introduced a “strengthened version” of an act that aims to hold university administrators accountable for acts of sexual violence on their campuses.
Job growth shifts to city centers
The trend of rapid urban sprawl has been in decline over the past few years, while job growth in city centers like New Haven has been on the rise, according to a new study by Urban Observatory, a think tank that presents statistics on international cities’ economies.