A new hero in town. On Monday afternoon, New Haven swore in its new fire chief, John Alston Jr., on an “acting basis,” according to the New Haven Independent. The Jersey City, New Jersey, native still has to be confirmed by the Board of Alders.

I’m saucin’ on you. Post Malone will be performing at Toad’s Place tonight at 8 p.m. as a part of his “The Hollywood Dreams Tour.” The rapper gained recognition following his hit single “White Iverson” which peaked at 14 on the Billboard Hot 100.

A roll of a lifetime. Bun Lai, the owner and chef of Miya’s Sushi, is one of 12 people selected to be a part of the White House Champions of Change for Sustainable Seafood. His restaurant is the first in the world to offer sustainable sushi.

THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY. 1989 U.S. News & World Report publishes its annual national university rankings, placing Yale first for the second year in a row out of 204 universities. Princeton and Harvard came in at second and third respectively.