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  • 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...
  • Big Night For Democrats; Upsets In Middletown, Milford

    Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities. In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
  • Malloy, DeStefano, Finch and Segarra urge Congress to repeal DOMA

    Malloy, DeStefano, Finch and Segarra urge Congress to repeal DOMA
    The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a measure to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act last week. It was a party-line vote in favor of sending a bill called The Respect for Marriage Act to the Senate and House. Ten Democrats voted for it; eight...
  • CCM Pushing For President Obama's Controversial Jobs Bill

    President Obama's jobs bill remains stalled in Congress at the moment, but the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities is calling for its passage. CCM pushed for the state's seven-member Congressional delegation, including five House and two Senate...
  • Original Gangster: New Haven man immortalizes John DeStefano in tattoo form

    Original Gangster: New Haven man immortalizes John DeStefano in tattoo form
    A public employee in one of the city's most detested departments found an unorthodox way to pay homage to his boss, and got a handful of city residents and aldermen to foot the bill. The worker, who asked not to be named because he works for the city...
  • 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...
  • Connecticut's Airport Dreams Are Stuck in a Holding Pattern

    Connecticut's Airport Dreams Are Stuck in a Holding Pattern
    Connecticut's biggest airports seem to be stuck in a strange and frustrating limbo. Lots of local and state folks see them as potentially high-flying engines of economic prosperity, but they never quite achieve lift-off. Bradley International Airport...
  • If I Was A Rich Man

     Summertime, and the living is easy. You would think that I'd be happy.     Here I sit in my leafy suburb, making big bucks writing the occasional column for The Courant -- and basking in all the afterglow of having my photo in the Oldest Newspaper of...