Charles Enloe
Crime down, mayor seeks credit

Since 1992, the year before Mayor John DeStefano Jr. was elected to his first term, the number of major crimes reported in New Haven has […]

Jelani Lawson will not seek fourth term

Ward 2 Alderman Jelani Lawson ’96 said Thursday he will not seek re-election to the city’s governing board this fall. Lawson, a Democrat first elected […]

Stadium idea is no wild pitch, Looney says

Play ball. State Sen. Martin Looney threw out the first pitch of an early mayoral campaign war of words last month when he announced his […]

Student says he won’t run for Ward 7

The field is back to one. Just one day after saying he was considering running for Ward 7 alderman, Robert Pelgrift ’04 said he will […]

Student considers run for Ward 7 job

University Towers is becoming quite the political hotbed. Bobby Pelgrift ’04 said he is considering running for Ward 7 alderman, just days after Daniel Adamson […]

Mayor taps campaign manager

Wine and sandwiches were on the menu at Book Trader Cafe, but surprises were not. Before a mostly student audience, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. named […]

Armmand to leave office by end of month

Democratic Ward 7 Alderwoman Esther Armmand announced Wednesday she will resign her position April 30, just months before the end of her term. The surprise […]

Two candidates emerging for Ward 7 position

When Ward 7 alderman Esther Armmand announced last month that she will not seek re-election, the race to replace her was wide open. Now, two […]

Montano, Paulson quit Ward 1 race

Lex Paulson ’02 and Michael Montano ’03, once top contenders for the Ward 1 aldermanic seat, announced Sunday they will not challenge endorsed candidate Ben […]

DeStefano’s seven years in City Hall

It was the summer of 1998, and the bad news kept rolling in for Mayor John DeStefano Jr. As New Haven looked on and the […]

Looney says mayor used public funds for campaign

Sen. Martin Looney’s mayoral campaign stepped up the attack against incumbent Mayor John DeStefano Jr., accusing him of illegally using taxpayer money for campaign activities. […]