Isabel Bysiewicz
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New city budget includes tax hike

Mayor Toni Harp has called for an 11 percent property tax hike in the Elm City budget that she introduced at City Hall last Friday. […]

CT Dems advocate popular vote

Connecticut may only have seven electoral votes in presidential elections, but state lawmakers are looking to ensure that all of them go to the winner […]

Incorporating Connecticut: Urbanizing Business in a Suburban State

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Activists protest ICE arrests

Around 100 local activists, legal aid organizations, religious leaders and community members gathered outside the New Haven County Courthouse on Wednesday afternoon to demonstrate against […]

New Haven rolls out school security measures

In response to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 students and teachers dead earlier this month, New Haven Public Schools administrators and […]

Board of Education approves budget

The New Haven Board of Education voted to approve a $197 million proposed budget for the school district on Monday, three days before its deadline […]

Butteries to sell refugee-made food

The proceeds from your late night snacks at a Yale college buttery may soon go toward helping local refugees.

Malloy joins gun control coalition

Connecticut has once again emerged at the forefront of the movement to promote gun control. On Feb. 22, eight days after a deadly school shooting […]

Local biotech company announces layoffs

In hope of combating recent financial troubles, New Haven–based biotechnology company Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced a restructuring plan on Thursday, saying it will reduce operating […]

Senator could be first openly gay justice

After serving as an openly gay state senator from Stamford, Andrew McDonald may soon break new ground by becoming the nation’s first openly gay state […]

School budget in flux as deadline nears

With less than two weeks before a proposal is due to the mayor, the New Haven Board of Education’s budget is still in the works. […]