Sep 5th, 2011
11:30 am
September 5th, 2011 | City
Power finally returns to Lynwood

At about 3:30 a.m. this morning, street lamps on Lynwood Place flickered on for the first time in over a week. Since the landfall of Tropical Storm Irene last Sunday morning, the street, home mostly to Yale undergraduates living off campus, had been in the dark. Despite a vow by United Illuminating Company to return […]

Aug 29th, 2011
8:44 pm
August 29th, 2011 | City
New Haven struggles to dig out of Irene’s aftermath

While sunny skies and balmy weather made Hurricane Irene feel like a distant memory on Monday, the city was still struggling to clear fallen trees from dozens of streets and restore power to thousands of residents who have been in the dark since the storm hit early Sunday. At a press conference Monday afternoon held […]

Aug 27th, 2011
9:22 pm
August 27th, 2011 | Uncategorized
Officials brief residents on Irene preparations

Just as Hurricane Irene began to make itself known to New Haven through increasingly heavy rains, city officials briefed reporters and residents about the city’s progress in preparing for the storm and evacuating residents. At an 8 p.m. press conference at Nathan Hale School on Townsend Avenue, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. — who had issued […]

Aug 27th, 2011
5:08 pm
August 27th, 2011 | Uncategorized
DeStefano orders mandatory evacuation of Morris Cove

Residents of Morris Cove, the coastal neighborhood in the southeast corner of New Haven, now have just a few short hours before they are in violation of Mayor John DeStefano Jr.’s mandatory evacuation order in anticipation of Hurricane Irene’s landfall. In a joint press conference at an East Shore firehouse with East Haven Mayor April […]

Aug 18th, 2011
11:27 pm
August 18th, 2011 | Uncategorized
State labor deal ratified in victory for Malloy

Nearly two months after state employee unions dealt Gov. Dannel Malloy a blow by rejecting a $1.6 billion concession agreement, the deal was decisively ratified in a re-vote concluded Wednesday night. In order to fill a $2 billion gap in the state budget for the next two years, Malloy asked the state’s 45,000 employees to […]

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