CITY POLITICS
New Haven-area State Rep. arrested by FBI for wire fraud

State Rep. Michael DiMassa (D-New Haven, West Haven) was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday morning for allegedly defrauding the City of West Haven of […]

Local organizations host event on zoning laws’ environmental effects

Two local organizations, Desegregate Connecticut and Save the Sound, on Monday hosted an educational event on how zoning laws affect the environment, and how to […]

Alders discuss future development of Union Station, proposal for new 35-year lease

On Thursday night, the Board of Alders finance committee unanimously voted to favorably recommend a resolution that would approve a new 35-year partnership lease for […]

Major credit rating agency indicates economic upturn for New Haven

Fitch Ratings upgraded its assessment of New Haven’s general obligation, or GO, bonds from Stable to Positive, specifically citing Connecticut’s new Tiered Payment in Lieu […]

Beer or popcorn? After duel with movie studio, Armada Brewing to open

A new brewery is slated to open in New Haven this January — but only after fierce debate throughout city government. On Sept. 29, after […]

Alders pass resolution supporting Transportation Climate Initiative

After a public hearing on Thursday evening, the New Haven Board of Alders’ City Services and Environmental Policy Committee unanimously passed a resolution supporting a […]

Alders pass legislation to expand affordable housing in New Haven

The Board of Alders on Monday unanimously approved a new piece of zoning legislation to remove barriers for New Haven homeowners trying to convert their […]

BOE discusses subject area guiding principles, $15 minimum wage for part-time staff

The New Haven Public Schools’ Board of Education met Monday night to unveil its “instructional frameworks,” a slate of guiding principles, for physical education, math […]

Exterior of City Hall
Despite fierce Republican resistance, legislators extend Lamont’s emergency powers to February

In consecutive Connecticut General Assembly special sessions Monday and Tuesday, Connecticut legislators granted Governor Ned Lamont an extension on his emergency public health and civil […]

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont
Yale and local Labor unions arrive at tentative contract agreement

After nearly 15 months of negotiations, Yale University and two local labor unions have reached a tentative agreement for a five-year labor contract.  University officials […]

Yale Respect New Haven rally
Vaccine mandates take effect for city employees, CT K-12 staff

Over 74 percent of New Haven city employees who reported vaccination status were fully vaccinated on Monday — the deadline for them to either present […]

Person prepares a vaccine.