Yash Roy
Staff Reporter
Yash Roy covered City Hall and State Politics for the News. He also served as a Production & Design editor, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion chair for the News. Originally from Princeton, New Jersey, he is a '25 in Timothy Dwight College majoring in Global Affairs.
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CDC director breaks ground on expansion to historic Fair Haven community clinic

During a press conference with Connecticut’s elected officials, Director of the Centers for Disease Control Mandy Cohen urged residents to get updated COVID-19 boosters.

Board of Education confirms Madeline Negrón as next New Haven Superintendent

Negrón was confirmed this week to start her three-year contract as New Haven Superintendent in June.

New Haven plans for late summer distribution of Narcan

Following the FDA’s authorization of over-the-counter naloxone, New Haven prepares to roll out over-the-counter Narcan.

Admiral Richard Chen talks Taiwanese blockade contingency plan

Yale Foreign Policy Initiative hosted Taiwanese military officials to discuss U.S.-China-Taiwan relations this week.

City Hall employee arrested for alleged $11,400 overtime pay grift

The employee, who turned herself in to NHPD last Friday, now has a $5,000 court bond.

Negrón leaked as NHPS superintendent pick ahead of Wednesday confirmation vote

Board of Education member Darnell Goldson released the name of the Superintendent two days before other members of the board planned to publicly announce the appointment.

Mayoral candidates report first quarter campaign fund hauls

Incumbent Mayor Justin Elicker leads the pack of mayoral candidates with roughly $200,000 raised.

Yale announces joint research initiative with state of Connecticut

The University and the State will work together to identify ways to better fight climate change and strengthen Medicaid coverage in the state. 

Connecticut, Southern New England Planned Parenthood make contingency plans for Mifepristone ban

In the wake of two contradicting decisions on revoking or preserving the abortion pill’s FDA approval, Connecticut state legislators and leaders discussed their plans to try to ensure access to Mifepristone in the state.

Walter Morton hosts first fundraiser after announcing bid for Hamden mayor

Morton, a veteran and former legislative director for Hamden, currently serves on Hamden’s Board of Education.

Local bus riders express frustration with return of bus fares

After a year of free bus trips throughout the state, New Haveners — many of whom do not have access to private vehicles — must now pay for rides.