Jan 23rd, 2013
4:18 pm
January 23rd, 2013 | City
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. […]

Jan 17th, 2013
11:14 pm
January 17th, 2013 | City
Education reform receives boost from Gates Foundation

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has jumped on board the Elm City’s efforts to enact education reform through teacher development, giving the city a $111,042 donation on Monday. The money will go toward creating an “innovative professional development” for teachers through initiatives like the teacher evaluation system TEVAL. Additionally, the $53 million dollar federal […]

Jan 8th, 2013
11:48 am
January 8th, 2013 | City
City Hall gains new spokeswoman

The new year has brought a new spokeswoman to City Hall. According to a Monday announcement, Anna Mariotti, president of the City Point Historic District Neighborhood Association, has been appointed New Haven’s new public information officer and director of communications. Mariotti will replace Elizabeth Benton ’04, who began the position in November 2011 but left […]

Nov 16th, 2012
1:04 am
November 16th, 2012 | City
New Haven vs. Cambridge: Who wins?

Want to hear a joke? Cambridge, Massachusetts. Although Harvard and Yale’s football players have yet to strap on their shoulder pads and hit the field, Cambridge and New Haven have been battling all week in other forms. The Boston Globe printed an article titled “Smackdown: Cambridge vs. New Haven,” which placed the two cities in an […]

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