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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Occupy New Haven gets some breathing room

    Occupy New Haven gets some breathing room
    The showdown between New Haven Mayor John DeStefano's administration and the Occupy New Haven campers on The Green has been postponed for at least a couple of weeks. A federal judge is allowing that much time for additional court hearings on the issue,...
  • 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...
  • 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...