City | 12:25 am | June 22, 2012 | By Ben Prawdzik

Major drug company to move to New Haven

Gov. Dannel Malloy announced on Tuesday that Alexion Pharmaceuticals, a multibillion-dollar drug company, will relocate its headquarters to New Haven’s planned Downtown Crossing development at 100 College St. with financial assistance from the state — adding hundreds of jobs to the Elm City. Malloy’s announcement marks the state’s latest bid to foster biotechnology and medical »

City | 6:37 pm | June 17, 2012 | By Ben Prawdzik

Downtown Crossing heads for final hurdle

Downtown Crossing, the plan to replace portions of Route 34, aims to reconnect the Hill to downtown New Haven and spur economic development in the area.

After nearly a month-long delay, Downtown Crossing, the city’s largest redevelopment effort in a generation, is back on track for a vote by the full full Board of Aldermen. At a public hearing Thursday night held by the joint finance and legislation committee, aldermen heard opinions from community members on the zoning changes and the »

City | 11:26 pm | June 12, 2012 | By Ben Prawdzik

Supreme Court refuses to revisit Ricci

The “New Haven 20” respond to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June 2009.

The 2003 firefighter promotions exam that sparked a Supreme Court lawsuit and national controversy is continuing to cause legal headaches for the city. Though New Haven asked the Supreme Court to revisit the matter in hopes of ending the saga, the Court decided Monday to stay out of it. In 2003, the city administered a »

City | 5:06 pm | June 9, 2012 | By Ben Prawdzik

City Plan makes changes to Downtown Crossing

New Haven City Hall

Downtown Crossing, the city’s $135 million project to remake downtown that stalled in the Board of Aldermen last month, is nearly back on track. The City Plan Commission voted on Wednesday vote to approve a zoning change that would convert 15.8 acres of land from New Haven’s central business district into a new mixed-use district »

City | 7:20 pm | June 5, 2012 | By Ben Prawdzik

Hospitals’ merger gets OK from attorney general

Yale-New Haven wants to increase its capacity through new construction at its current location and by acquiring the Hospital of Saint Raphael.

State Attorney General George Jepsen announced on Friday that he will not seek to block the proposed acquisition of the Hospital of Saint Raphael by the Yale-New Haven Hospital — clearing the way for the Elm City’s two major hospitals to merge. Jepsen’s announcement follows the conclusion of his antitrust investigation, coordinated with the Federal »