Ángela Pérez
Staff Reporter
Ángela Pérez writes as a staff reporter for the City, WKND and Sports desks, where she primarily covers City Hall and the Board of Alders. Originally from Puerto Rico, she plans to double major in Architecture and History.
Author Archive
Discussing the future of affordable housing in the Elm City

With affordable housing as a legislative priority for the coming years, the News looked at what affordable housing in the city can look like and why it is important.

A view of New Haven Housing Authority headquarters from across Orange St.
Vaccine passports remain up in the air for Connecticut residents

As the city prepares to reopen this May, the possibility of a vaccine passport required of city residents remains up in the air.

Board of Alders considers endorsing Medicare for All

The Board of Alders Health and Human Services committee hosted a workshop, with public testimonies, to discuss a resolution that would endorse Medicare for All.

The façade of City Hall
Karen DuBois-Walton officially launches mayoral bid

After launching an exploratory committee eight weeks ago, former Housing Authority President Karen DuBois-Walton officially announces her candidacy in the 2021 mayoral race.

What’s up with Yale Siblings?

You’ve met the dads, you’ve met the moms. Now it’s time to introduce: The Yale siblings.   Ben Hopkinson Ben Hopkinson Zooms in from his […]

From Ivy-Covered Walls to Casting Calls: Leigh Bardugo ’97 on Writing When Nobody’s Looking

Leigh Bardugo ’97 just bought her first house. A small, former schoolhouse, which was built in 1918 with a garden that Leigh and her spouse […]

Mayoral 2021 roundup: One candidate, two competitors

Both candidates are fundraising. Mayor Justin Elicker is canvassing. And Karen DuBois-Walton, in a move that might suggest a looming campaign, has just stepped away […]

The front and steps of City Hall.
DuBois-Walton steps back from Elm City Communities

Karen DuBois-Walton ’89 has not formally confirmed her candidacy for mayor in New Haven’s upcoming fall election. However, DuBois-Walton’s recent decision to temporarily step away […]

The front door to the Mayor
DuBois-Walton calls for city to invest in police accountability

Last Wednesday, potential mayoral candidate Karen DuBois-Walton’89 released a 10-minute video and press release calling for New Haven to invest $10 million toward police accountability […]

A screenshot of the video appears on a computer screen.
Catching up with Walter and Kevin Discepolo ’09

Walter, the Olde English Bulldogge known to many as Handsome Dan XVIII, has been settling into a new chapter of his life: retirement. Kingman — […]

Discepolo and Walter stand on a rock at a beach.
Alder Clyburn delivers annual Black and Hispanic Caucus State of the City address

During the annual Black and Hispanic Caucus State of the City address, Newhallville Ward 20 Alder Delphine Clyburn spoke about New Haven’s resilience in the […]