City | 2:58 pm | April 25, 2013 | By Dan Weiner

‘Night Rainbow’ shines over Elm City

The rainbow light structure will shine across the Elm City through Saturday.

The rainbow soaring across the New Haven sky Wednesday evening was not celebrating the imminent legalization of same-sex marriage in Rhode Island: Instead, “Global Rainbow New Haven” — a project that features a laser light sculpture projecting the full spectrum of the rainbow — marks the beginning of New Haven’s 375th anniversary celebration. The lasers will light »

City | 1:52 pm | April 22, 2013 | By Isaac Stanley-Becker

Sixth candidate enters mayoral race

And then there were six. Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp announced Monday that she will be running for mayor of New Haven. This marks a reversal from her previous statements that she was not running. Long-thought to be the most likely candidate to beat out or succeed longtime Mayor John DeStefano Jr., Harp is poised »

City | 5:59 pm | April 12, 2013 | By Isaac Stanley-Becker

Keyes declines mayoral run

Probate Judge Jack Keyes announced Friday that he will not run for mayor, ending months of speculation over a potential candidacy likely to have drawn broad citywide support most notably from a coalition of labor leaders and members of the city’s Democratic Town Committee. “I love my current job and want to stay,” Keyes said »

City | 7:53 pm | February 22, 2013 | By Isaac Stanley-Becker

Fourth candidate enters mayoral race

The quest for the mayor’s office became a four-man race on Tuesday when New Haven firefighter Salvatore Consiglio Jr. told the New Haven Register that he will run to replace Mayor John DeStefano Jr., who announced in January that he will not seek an 11th term in office. A resident of the Fair Haven neighborhood, Consiglio plans to run »