City | 7:41 pm | January 26, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Advocacy group delivers 400 tacos to East Haven

East Haven Town Hall.

Craving some tacos? Check out East Haven Town Hall. After East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo mentioned that he “might have tacos” when asked what he would do to support the city’s Latino residents, advocacy group Reform Immigration for America (RIFA) launched a texting campaign urging upset citizens to text “TACO” to 69866 — in return, »

City | 12:57 am | January 26, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

East Haven mayor might get tacos, after all

Mayor Joseph Maturo of East Haven.

East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo may just be getting what he asked for: tacos. The Campaign to Reform Immigration for America, a national organization that seeks to influence U.S. immigration policy, launched a Facebook and Twitter campaign against the mayor. The organization said it would send tacos to the mayor’s office this week if angry »

City | 5:20 pm | January 25, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

East Haven mayor in trouble over “taco” comment

Mayor Joseph Maturo of East Haven.

Mayor Joseph Maturo of East Haven came under fire Wednesday for telling a television reporter that he “might have tacos” following questions regarding how he would support the Latino community. His comments come after the Tuesday arrest of four town police officers accused of systematic mistreatment of the city’s Latino residents. Federal officials announced that »