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Aldermen reject domestic partnership proposal

The New Haven Board of Aldermen narrowly rejected a controversial proposal Monday night that would have acknowledged the relationship status of domestic partnerships. Ward 1 […]

Jenkins’ speech surprises caucus

After passionately criticizing what he called the “Yale-DeStefano axis of power” in last year’s Black and Hispanic Caucus State of the City address, Ward 28 […]

City plan would privatize parking

As part of an ongoing effort to boost New Haven’s financial fortunes during tough economic times, the city’s Economic Development Administrator outlined a plan Wednesday […]

NAACP backs effort to end use of ‘nigger’

Early last month, Ward 23 Alderman Yusuf Shah put forth a resolution that called for people of all colors to come together, show mutual respect […]

Board discusses meeting attendance

In what was designed to be a quarterly check on the general activity of the New Haven Board of Aldermen, the committee chairmen of the […]

Sides regroup on domestic partnerships

When a Board of Aldermen committee voted down an ordinance amendment late Monday night that would legally recognize domestic partnerships in the city of New […]

Aldermen reject gay marriage recognition

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. After a marathon session of electrically charged public comment on the topics of […]

Board allocates $5.2m in federal grants

Under the cloud of war in Iraq and a faltering economy at home, the New Haven Board of Aldermen went about its business last Wednesday […]

Aldermanic committee will address strike

The New Haven Board of Aldermen appointed an ad-hoc committee Wednesday that will meet with University President Richard Levin and union leaders to discuss the […]

Unions draw support from politicians

While many Yale students have attempted to remain neutral during this week’s strikes, few New Haven politicians have kept silent on the labor dispute. Many […]

Aldermen call for strike resolution

On the first day of a strike at the city’s largest employer, the New Haven Board of Aldermen passed a resolution Monday night requesting that […]