Emmett Shell
Staff Reporter
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Lamont and Cuomo discuss vaping in Hartford

As vaping-related diseases continue to occur more frequently across the nation, Gov. Ned Lamont and the Department of Public Health is looking for a solution. […]

Porter campaigns for majority leader

Five years after New Haven voters elected Rep. Robyn Porter, D-New Haven, to the Connecticut General Assembly for the first time, the Elm City representative […]

Toni Harp endorses Kamala Harris for president

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-C.A., one of the highest-polling Democrats vying for the party’s nomination to the presidency, made her first campaign stop in Connecticut last […]

CT ranked as 10th happiest state

Connecticut residents will be pleased, but perhaps not surprised, to hear that their own Nutmeg State has recently been recognized as one of the happiest […]

Connecticut politicians consider 2020 endorsements

Earlier this summer, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-Cheshire, both endorsed Democrats running in the 2020 democratic primary for president. In […]

Harp bolsters protections for undocumented immigrants

This month, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp announced an executive order strengthening protections for undocumented immigrants in the City. Among other constraints, the Aug. 14 […]

Looney proposes mansion tax

In the past few weeks, state Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney, D-New Haven, has floated the possibility of instituting a statewide tax on expensive […]

Connecticut considers plastic bag ban

In 2008, Westport became the first town in Connecticut to ban the use of plastic bags in stores. Since then, several towns throughout the state […]

Looney, Lemar discuss tolls, education with voters

New Haven legislators in the Connecticut General Assembly met with roughly two dozen community member’s on Saturday at Wooster Square Coffee to discuss current legislative […]

30 trees to be removed for Wooster Square development project

On March 22, New Haven Tree Warden Rebecca Bombero announced plans to remove all 30 trees in Wooster Square to make room for a 299-apartment […]

Public gathers to understand tree removals

On Tuesday evening, New Haven residents and city officials gathered to hear about plans to remove 19 trees, with the help of services such as […]