| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:02 AM
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...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:05 PM
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...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:00 AM
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&...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:41 AM
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...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:15 AM
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...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:06 AM
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,...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 12:39 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 1:41 PM
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...
| May 17, 2011
| 3:05 PM
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.
| May 17, 2011
| 3:11 PM
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,...
| May 24, 2011
| 2:40 PM
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...