City | 10:45 pm | May 25, 2013 | By Diana Li

Yale purchase of High, Wall moves forward

On Thursday night, a committee of aldermen voted 17-7 to sell sections of High and Wall streets to the University for $3 million. A 1990 deal gave Yale temporary control over High Street between Elm and Grove streets and Wall Street between College and York streets, but Thursday’s proposal would transfer ownership of these streets »

City | 12:24 pm | May 23, 2013 | By Diana Li

Former DeStefano campaign manager to run Weiner’s campaign

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner announced last week that Danny Kedem, New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr.’s campaign manager during the 2011 mayoral race, will serve as campaign manager for his bid to replace Michael Bloomberg as New York City’s mayor. “He’s earned the right to take the next step,” DeStefano said in an interview with »

City | 7:53 pm | May 18, 2013 | By Diana Li

Metro-North accident derails Commencement plans

Two Metro North trains collided near Fairfield, Conn., at around 6:30 p.m. on Friday, injuring about 60 people just before Commencement weekend.  Metro-North service between South Norwalk and New Haven has been suspended since the incident, and Amtrak service between New York and New Haven has been indefinitely suspended. Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy said on »

City | 8:38 pm | May 17, 2013 | By Diana Li

Two Metro North trains collide near Fairfield

At about 6:10 p.m. on Friday evening, two Metro North trains collided near Fairfield, Conn. after one derailed and hit the other. The rush-hour incident injured around 20 to 25 people, according to the Fairfield Police Department. No fatalities have been reported. According to the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s website, service is suspended between New Haven »

City | 4:07 pm | April 30, 2013 | By Diana Li

Mayoral candidate Carolina to use Democracy Fund

Hillhouse High School Principal Kermit Carolina has become the fourth mayoral candidate to commit to using the Democracy Fund, New Haven’s public financing system for mayoral candidates. In a Tuesday press release, Democracy Fund administrator Ken Krayeske said that Carolina and his treasurer Teretha Brooks have submitted the necessary documents to become part of the »