Proposed tax hike halved

Alders backed amendments to minimize Mayor Toni Harp’s proposed tax hike by flat-funding education and tweaking personnel costs, among other changes.

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School funding still sticking point of budget

In the latest standoff between a New Haven alder and the leadership of the school district, New Haven Public Schools Superintendent Garth Harries '95 asserted that cutting $40 million from the city’s education budget would force the district to cut 200 teaching positions.

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No PILOT reform in 2014

The 2014 legislative session concluded Wednesday night in Hartford without reform to Connecticut's Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) program, which reimburses towns and cities for nontaxable property.

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College Wine’s liquor license suspended

College Wine will not be selling wine — or any other form of alcohol — for the next six weeks.

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City announces new savings

As the first in a pledged series of efforts to tackle the city's pension obligations, Mayor Toni Harp and municipal union stewards gathered Wednesday to announce a $700,000 in annual savings that will help pay down the unfunded portions of the pension funds.

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After YIRA email, charges dropped

Former YIRA president Liburd received notice from the Executive Committee, Yale’s disciplinary body, that the charges against her had been withdrawn.

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Staff additions get final approval

Hill Alder Dolores Colon ’91 spoke in Spanish at Wednesday evening’s Board of Alders meeting to make a point.

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New Haven’s regional fix?

When Karin Render and Thach Pham are in the dining room of their home at 140 Edgehill Rd., they are in Hamden.

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Six scramble to replace Holder-Winfield

It’s a free-for-all in the race to replace Gary Holder-Winfield as state representative for Connecticut’s 94th assembly district.

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“City Youth Stat” to help fight violence

In the wake of a string of youth gun deaths since January, Mayor Toni Harp promised a “peaceful retaliation” on Thursday.

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Alders back violence prevention plan

A recent rash of teen violence has called the city to reflect on its commitment to public safety and security.

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