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  • How About Connecticut Drivers' Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants?

    How About Connecticut Drivers' Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants?
    The next round of debate over how to deal with the tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants in our communities is about to kick off Sunday with calls for allowing those folks to get Connecticut drivers' licenses. A rally to launch the campaign is...
  • Yale University Art Gallery's World-Class Collection Gets an Expanded and Renovated Home

    Yale University Art Gallery's World-Class Collection Gets an Expanded and Renovated Home
    Yale University Art Gallery 1111 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 432-0600, artgallery.yale.edu   Hey, all you big-shot art repositories around the USA, are you hearing some footsteps these days? Is something gaining on you? It might just be those...
  • Plethora Of Good Candidates Seek To Replace John Destefano

    If you think democracy is stagnating, come to New Haven. You will find it alive and well. Mayor John DeStefano Jr. is stepping down, and thus far seven of Mr. DeStefano's fellow Democrats are seeking the party's nomination to succeed him. The number...
  • 4/24/2013-She Changed Her Mind

    4/24/2013-She Changed Her Mind
    The New Haven mayoral race just got interesting. State Sen. Toni Harp just announced her candidacy after months of demurring. She already looks like the person who can fill the shoes of John DeStefano, former mayor-for-life until he announced he was...
  • Name That Storm!

    Name That Storm!
    There’s something very wrong about nicknaming a hurricane “Frankenstorm,” then having it cancel Halloween. In a bittersweet message for New Haven children on Tuesday, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. declared the Wednesday the 31st would be a...
  • Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call

    Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call
    Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats. The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
  • Ex-WWE Exec Wins GOP Primary For Conn. Senate Seat

    Ex-WWE Exec Wins GOP Primary For Conn. Senate Seat
    Appointed Sen. Michael Bennet won the Democratic nomination to a full term in Colorado Tuesday night, overcoming a fierce primary challenge at home and an outbreak of anti-establishment fever nationwide. In Connecticut, Linda McMahon easily captured the...
  • Fighting to Vote at 16

    Fighting to Vote at 16
    NEW HAVEN — Members of the New 18, a group set on lowering the voting age in New Haven to 16, took to the Green last week to rally and raise awareness. Composed mostly of students at the Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School, the campaign is...
  • NHPD's Internal Affairs is Getting Better But Has a Long Way to Go

    Tamara Hall had in her possession a video of the New Haven police stomping, kicking and punching Joseph Donaby while he was on the ground. It was an event she witnessed first-hand from the driver's seat of her car on Blake Street last month. She says it...
  • Registration For New Haven Primaries Closes Soon

    Registration For New Haven Primaries Closes Soon
    New Haveners who want to participate in this year's aldermanic and mayoral races have less than a week to register as Democrats. That's because the real elections happen during the primaries. Aside from Arlene DePino, the city's only Republican...
  • Report: McMahon paid for Democrat Goldson's endorsement

    Report: McMahon paid for Democrat Goldson's endorsement
    Ah, Jesus. I liked Darnell Goldson. Liked. Now, not so much. The West Rock alderman was the oppositon to pretty much everything New Haven Mayor John DeStefano wanted. Sometimes, his criticism made him a pariah among his fellow aldermen, many of whom...