Environmental Advisory Council meets with CT DEEP representatives to discuss English Station

New Haven’s Environmental Advisory Council meets with DEEP to discuss plans for cleaning up the decades-old English Station Power Plant.

English Station rises above the Mill River on a sunny day.
‘Beep beep, Yale is cheap!’: Unions call for respect from Yale at car caravan rally

With contract negotiations for Yale’s unions looming, workers took to the streets, both on foot and in cars, to send a message of strength and unity to President Peter Salovey.

‘It changed what we had to do overnight’: How nonprofits and community organizations kept New Haveners fed during a pandemic

Amid the challenges of the pandemic, food banks, soup kitchens, churches and homeless shelters have collaborated and reinvented their service models to address food insecurity in the Elm City.

Bags of food are prepared for clients at Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen.
Discussing the future of affordable housing in the Elm City

With affordable housing as a legislative priority for the coming years, the News looked at what affordable housing in the city can look like and why it is important.

A view of New Haven Housing Authority headquarters from across Orange St.
Advocates decry State’s Attorney’s dismissal of police sexual assault case

The Sex Workers and Allies Network, or SWAN, of New Haven is calling for justice after the Connecticut State’s Attorney’s Office dismissed two sexual assault cases against former New Haven Police Department Officer Gary Gamarra.

An up close photo of the sign on the front of NHPD headquarters
Debate reignites over NHPD officers’ use of Thin Blue Line flag

In the past week, a debate of whether officers on duty should be allowed to wear a “Thin Blue Line” mask has erupted across the Elm City.

Vaccine passports remain up in the air for Connecticut residents

As the city prepares to reopen this May, the possibility of a vaccine passport required of city residents remains up in the air.

Amid cultural affairs overhaul, city officials to roll out cultural equity plan by end of summer

Over a year in the making, the plan traces its roots to Mayor Elicker’s Transition Team.

‘Goodbye sleazebag slumlords’: Dwight residents deliver letters to Elicker

City planning allocation of potential $6.5 million from HUD

Following Mayor Elicker’s proposal for funding allocation, the Board of Alders is hearing from organizations before final deliberation.

The steps and sign of City Hall
Board of Alders considers endorsing Medicare for All

The Board of Alders Health and Human Services committee hosted a workshop, with public testimonies, to discuss a resolution that would endorse Medicare for All.

The façade of City Hall