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  • 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...
  • Public Campaign Finance Good For Hartford

    Hartford voters can change city politics for generations on Tuesday, Election Day, by voting yes on the charter revision question seeking municipal public campaign financing. Adopting Question 2 — approved by the Charter Revision Commission and...
  • Sen. Toni Harp Owes Voters An Explanation Of Family Business Issues

    Sen. Toni Harp Owes Voters An Explanation Of Family Business Issues
    If she hopes to inspire confidence that she can lead one of the state's largest cities, state Sen. Toni Harp needs to do better than "I don't know." Ms. Harp, a 20-year state legislator and front-runner in the race to succeed New Haven Mayor John...
  • Union Members Protest Mayor DeStefano's Fundraiser While Luxury Cars Pass Them By

    Union Members Protest Mayor DeStefano's Fundraiser While Luxury Cars Pass Them By
    Mayor John DeStefano pulled up in a Prius to his swanky birthday party fundraiser at Anthony's Ocean View. He was greeeted by about 10 people with balloons and noisemakers. From a distance, they might be wishing him well. They were not. DeStefano stopped...
  • Tony Dawson Running For Mayor of New Haven

    Tony Dawson Running For Mayor of New Haven
    Four days after Mayor John DeStefano offered a sunny view of life in New Haven in his reelection campaign kickoff, former Hill Alderman Tony Dawson (pictured) announced his candidacy with a somber city portrait: “There is no laughter in our parks,...
  • Activists Allege Brutality by Officer Dennis O'Connell; Demand DeStefano Send a Message to NHPD

    Activists Allege Brutality by Officer Dennis O'Connell; Demand DeStefano Send a Message to NHPD
    Anti-police brutality activists took their fight to City Hall last Friday, calling on the mayor to take action against a police officer who has nine complaints against him. The groups delivered a letter to Mayor John DeStefano's office that detailed...
  • City Hall Takes a Week to Respond to Police Brutality Concerns

    Mayor John DeStefano avoided taking a public stand on allegations of police brutality again Friday after activists showed up at his office at 8:15 a.m. The unannounced drop-in came a week after 25 activists held a press conference on the steps of City...
  • Get ready for another battle over stop-light camera legislation 'cause those New Haven dudes ain't giving up

    Get ready for another battle over stop-light camera legislation 'cause those New Haven dudes ain't giving up
    They tried in 2007 and failed. Tried again in 2009, and 2010 and 2011, and failed every time. But those determined dudes in New Haven aren’t giving up on their quest to win legislative approval for cameras at stop lights to catch law-breaking...
  • Why you should expect a lot more from Connecticut's Occupy protesters in 2012

    Why you should expect a lot more from Connecticut's Occupy protesters in 2012
    If you think Connecticut's Occupy movement is going to wither away in the winter cold, or get co-opted by unions or lefty groups, or get sucked into Obama's re-election push, you'd better listen to what Danielle Digirolamo and other “occupiers&...
  • Crime & Punishment: Woman leads police on high-speed chase to avoid paying $9.15 tab

    Crime & Punishment: Woman leads police on high-speed chase to avoid paying $9.15 tab
    Cardinal Edward Egan has had time to think it over and he's not sorry about that outbreak of child sex abuse at the Archdiocese of Bridgeport. Speaking to Connecticut Magazine, Egan, who was bishop of the archdiocese from 1988 to 2000, looked back on...
  • 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...