Sep 20th, 2011
2:19 pm
September 20th, 2011 | University
Hartford revisits Irene response

Three weeks after Tropical Storm Irene caused the worst power outages in state history, Connecticut lawmakers convened a special hearing Monday to assess how the state handled the storm. Executives from the state’s two major power suppliers defended their companies’ response operations in testimony before several committees Monday afternoon, the Connecticut Mirror reported. But while […]

Sep 13th, 2011
8:27 pm
September 13th, 2011 | City
From the polls: Results come in

Results are coming in for ward races and it is not looking good for incumbents. Jeanette Morrison ousted incumbent Greg Morehead in Ward 22, and Jessica Holmes did the same to Matt Smith ’98 in Ward 9. The New Haven Independent reported that Board of Aldermen president Carl Goldfield lost to Brian Wingate. Meanwhile Trumbull […]

Sep 13th, 2011
7:27 pm
September 13th, 2011 | City
From the polls: Yalies join Dwight voters in Ward 2

Crowds of supporters gathered of supporters gathered for Ward 2’s aldermanic candidates at the polls in Dwight. Among them were Yale students who said today’s aldermanic primary, fought intensely by Trumbull dining hall cook Frank Douglass and street outreach worker Doug Bethea, brought more Yalies out to the polls than any election they could remember. […]

Sep 13th, 2011
4:44 pm
September 13th, 2011 | City
From the polls: High turnout at Ward 22

The polls were busy this afternoon at the Wexler-Grant School, where Yale students joined other Ward 22 voters to cast their ballots in two primaries. While there is no aldermanic primary in Ward 1, home to the majority of Yale students, Democrats in Morse, Stiles, Silliman and Timothy Dwight Colleges picked mayoral candidates and joined […]

Sep 13th, 2011
2:08 pm
September 13th, 2011 | City
From the polls: Ward 1 turnout very low so far

Only 21 voters in Ward 1 have cast their ballots in today’s mayoral primary since polls opened at 6 a.m. At 1:40, the Ward 1 polling place at the New Haven Public Library was deserted except for a solitary poll worker, Shacara Mitchell, who said she had been there since 6 a.m. Registered Democrats in […]

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