Michael Alexander
Civil union benefits remain unclear

A month after Connecticut’s civil unions legislation took effect, employee benefits experts say legal issues surrounding the rights granted to same-sex couples remain unresolved. The […]

Security act may benefit city

While some Connecticut representatives have openly criticized this year’s federal Homeland Security Act, New Haven officials said the bill’s risk-based allocation of funding may actually […]

Few CT civil unions in first days

Although landmark legislation instituting civil unions for same-sex couples in Connecticut went into effect Saturday, few couples showed up to City Hall yesterday to take […]

Conn. prepares to grant civil unions

Little more than a week remains before Connecticut becomes the first state in the country to offer same-sex civil unions by legislative act rather than […]

DeLauro endorses DeStefano

Mayor John DeStefano Jr.’s gubernatorial campaign gained its second boost since Friday, as Democratic U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro endorsed the New Haven mayor yesterday in […]

Ward 2 race: Gina Calder ’03

Ward 2 Aldermanic candidate Gina Calder ’03 has a lot to say about what she says are her ward’s biggest issues: education, crime, and development. […]

Bush to extend snow-clearance fund

A snowy season may have sent some towns’ budgets into the red, but help from the federal government is on the way. At Gov. M. […]

Blizzard tests city’s winter-weather budget

The recent blizzard that smothered much of Connecticut in more than a foot of snow has strained New Haven’s snow removal budget, and clean-up costs […]

New Haven resident, soldier dies in Iraq

To the U.S. Army, he was Staff Sgt. Thomas E. Vitagliano of the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment. To his family, his friends and his […]

Commuters decry poor service

Citing increased fares, clogged highways and leaky train cars, Connecticut commuters and local representatives have been demanding a remedy for the condition of transportation throughout […]

Credit/D/Fail policy continues to evolve

According to the Yale College Program of Study, Credit/D/Fail is an option intended to aid academic experimentation. Despite repeated changes to the system, however, many […]