City | 4:57 pm | February 28, 2014 | By Isaac Stanley-Becker

New budget proposal raises taxes

Mayor Toni Harp on Friday pitched a $510.8 million budget — asking taxpayers to chip in an additional 3.8 percent for a spending plan she said will stabilize the city’s fiscal future while protecting core services.

City | 1:04 pm | February 13, 2014 | By Isaac Stanley-Becker

Elicker to direct New Haven Land Trust

Elicker has also worked as an environmental consultant and has racked up a list of community and environmental activism roles that include reinvigorating the Friends of East Rock Park and co-founding New Haven Green Drinks.

City | 7:29 pm | February 11, 2014 | By Isaac Stanley-Becker

New coalition formed around retirement

Connecticut union officials, the Working Families Party and an assortment of other advocacy groups have coalesced to launch a new coalition urging the creation of a statewide public retirement plan.