City | 12:09 am | April 29, 2013 | By Diana Li

Kermit Carolina announces run for mayor

Kermit Carolina, principal of Hillhouse High School, announced on Sunday night that he will be the seventh candidate to run for mayor to replace current Mayor John DeStefano Jr. “My decision to run is firmly rooted in my belief that New Haven can do better for those who have been locked out and forgotten. Poverty »

City | 5:36 pm | March 25, 2013 | By Diana Li

Fourth candidate joins mayoral race

Henry Fernandez LAW ’94, the current chief executive officer of consulting firm Fernandez Advisors – a group that provides support for nonprofits and progressive movements nationwide – told the News on Monday that he is running for mayor. Fernandez, a former economic development administrator for the city and the co-founder of LEAP, a youth agency »

City | 12:41 am | March 23, 2013 | By Diana Li

Judge Jack Keyes considering mayoral run

New Haven Judge Jack Keyes, 63, told the News Friday that a “life in politics” has pushed him to consider running for mayor, and that he will make his decision within the next two weeks. Though Keyes cannot discuss his candidacy publicly until he resigns as probate judge, the New Haven Independent reported that he »

City | 2:06 am | March 3, 2013 | By Diana Li

Fight erupts at Toad’s, breaks Yorkside window

A fight erupted at Toad's Place early Sunday morning.

A fight that broke out at Toad’s Place around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning led to a broken Yorkside window and a number of police officers flooding the scene. According to a Toad’s employee who declined to be named, there was a “big brawl” outside and police officers at the scene were “trying to hold people down.” Police »

City | 4:18 pm | January 23, 2013 | By Diana Li

Elicker announces bid for mayor

At 7 p.m. tomorrow, Ward 10 Alderman Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 will announce his candidacy for mayor at Manjares, a restaurant on Whalley Avenue, Elicker said in a phone call to the News today. Elicker will give a speech explaining his reasons for running and his goals as mayor. Current Mayor John DeStefano Jr. »