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New Haven Independent
Ed Board Combatants Urged To Apologizehand,” added WNHH Station Manager Harry Droz, who also appeared on the program.
New Haven Independent / Posted 2 days ago
hand,” added WNHH Station Manager Harry Droz, who also appeared on the program. In an interview Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Toni Harp, who sat next to Goldson during the meeting, called for a public apology over the confrontation. “We send kids out... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Harp Taps Jackson-McArthur For School BoardMayor Toni Harp has made her choice for replacing one of two Board of Education
New Haven Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Mayor Toni Harp has made her choice for replacing one of two Board of Education members whose seats expire at the end of December. Harp has nominated Dr. Tamkio Jackson-McArthur, a pediatrician and owner of New Haven Pediatric & Adolescent Medical... Read more
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New Haven Independent
City Gears Up For Small Biz Saturdaystores but locally. That was tge message conveyed at a press conference at Art
New Haven Independent / Posted 2 days ago
stores but locally. That was tge message conveyed at a press conference at Artist and Craftsman Monday afternoon by Mayor Toni Harp, Town Green District Executive Director Win Davis, and small business owners participating in the initiative. The... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Divided Ed Board Selects Birksconnections to charter schools, support for student-based budgeting and emphasi
New Haven Independent / Posted 2 days ago
connections to charter schools, support for student-based budgeting and emphasis on standardized testing data. Mayor Toni Harp and fellow board members Jamell Cotto, Darnell Goldson and Frank Redente voted for Birks. Redente, who had been... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Harp Vows To Boost Student Scores, Build Up Dixwell In Term 3Haveners. Up the city’s game in cleaning up neighborhoods. Get more students up
New Haven Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Haveners. Up the city’s game in cleaning up neighborhoods. Get more students up to grade level. Those are some of Mayor Toni Harp’s top goals for her third two-year term as mayor, which starts Jan. 1. She discussed those goals on her latest... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Opposition Mounts To Birksall three candidates’ applications here.) They’ll need to flip one member of th
New Haven Independent / Posted 3 days ago
all three candidates’ applications here.) They’ll need to flip one member of the four-member ed board majority — Mayor Toni Harp, Darnell Goldson, Frank Redente or Jamell Cotto — to change the expected result. Throughout the hour-long rally in... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Harp Seeks $10K RaiseFresh off a reelection victory, Mayor Toni Harp is seeking a $10,000 annual rai
New Haven Independent / Posted 4 days ago
Fresh off a reelection victory, Mayor Toni Harp is seeking a $10,000 annual raise for her third two-year term. The request comes in the form of a Nov. 16 letter from city human resources chief Stephen Librandi to the Board of Alders, which decides... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Another Dad Fights DeportationULA’s John Lugo led a crowd of 50 supporters in chants of “Not one more deporta
New Haven Independent / Posted 6 days ago
ULA’s John Lugo led a crowd of 50 supporters in chants of “Not one more deportation!” and “Keep Nelson home!” Mayor Toni Harp called on Congress to finally reexamine the immigration system. “We’ve got to make sure those laws protect our... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Dan Haar: The state’s ‘Stealthy War on Cities Not Named Hartford’Haven could come up short by $5.9 million or more, compared with spending in th
The Middletown Press / Posted 6 days ago
Haven could come up short by $5.9 million or more, compared with spending in the year that ended June 30. But Mayor Toni Harp, who previously headed the Legislature’s spending committee and prefers to work behind the scenes, has said little... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Strong School Housing Plan Weakenswith the community’s vision for the site. The one unknown: Nemerson said he st
New Haven Independent / Posted 7 days ago
with the community’s vision for the site. The one unknown: Nemerson said he still needs to discuss the idea with Mayor Toni Harp and convince her that it’s worth forgoing the project’s big windfall. If rejected, the city will miss out on... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Board Backs Birk; Parents Balktake place at this coming Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. One of the
New Haven Independent / Posted 7 days ago
take place at this coming Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. One of the four Birks backers Wednesday night — Mayor Toni Harp and board members Jamell Cotto, Frank Redente, and Darnell Goldson — would have to change their vote for her not to... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Supe Candidates Split On Chartersto institute necessary changes without running afoul of city politics. With th
New Haven Independent / Posted 8 days ago
to institute necessary changes without running afoul of city politics. With the recent appointment of Jamell Cotto, Mayor Toni Harp has an advantage in numbers on the board to see her choice through. As she left the forum, Harp said, “I think it’s... Read more
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New Haven Independent
City Hall Bids Farewell To Gilvarga professional and respectful demeanor, she has served without drama under mayo
New Haven Independent / Posted 10 days ago
a professional and respectful demeanor, she has served without drama under mayors from Biagio DiLieto to John DeStefano and Toni Harp. Harp said Thursday that she first got to know Gilvarg when they were both in graduate school at Yale... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Dan Haar: The state’s ‘Stealthy War on Cities Not Named Hartford’Haven could come up short by $5.9 million or more, compared with spending in th
Darien News-Review / Posted 10 days ago
Haven could come up short by $5.9 million or more, compared with spending in the year that ended June 30. But Mayor Toni Harp, who previously headed the Legislature’s spending committee and prefers to work behind the scenes, has said little... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Dan Haar: The state’s ‘Stealthy War on Cities Not Named Hartford’Haven could come up short by $5.9 million or more, compared with spending in th
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Haven could come up short by $5.9 million or more, compared with spending in the year that ended June 30. But Mayor Toni Harp, who previously headed the Legislature’s spending committee and prefers to work behind the scenes, has said little... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Dan Haar: The state’s ‘Stealthy War on Cities Not Named Hartford’Haven could come up short by $5.9 million or more, compared with spending in th
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
Haven could come up short by $5.9 million or more, compared with spending in the year that ended June 30. But Mayor Toni Harp, who previously headed the Legislature’s spending committee and prefers to work behind the scenes, has said little... Read more
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New Haven Independent
City Hall Bids Farewell To Gilvarga professional and respectful demeanor, she has served without drama under mayo
New Haven Independent / Posted 13 days ago
a professional and respectful demeanor, she has served without drama under mayors from Biagio DiLieto to John DeStefano and Toni Harp. Harp said Thursday that she first got to know Gilvarg when they were both in graduate school at Yale... Read more
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New Haven Independent
#2 Cop Sues City, Seeks Chief's JobAssistant Police Chief Luiz Casanova is asking a federal judge to do what he co
New Haven Independent / Posted 14 days ago
Assistant Police Chief Luiz Casanova is asking a federal judge to do what he couldn’t convince Mayor Toni Harp to do: name him New Haven’s police chief. And throw him some extra cash in the process. Casanova — who returned to work this week after... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Downtown Gets A SteakhouseMayor Toni Harp broke out the giant scissors for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at
New Haven Independent / Posted 15 days ago
Mayor Toni Harp broke out the giant scissors for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 212 College St. on the first floor of the College & Crown luxury apartment building that opened in 2015. The building also is home to clothing retailer J. Press. “If you... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Newhallville's 'Godmother' Turns 100Board of Trustees. On Tuesday, she received citations from the General Assembly
New Haven Independent / Posted 15 days ago
Board of Trustees. On Tuesday, she received citations from the General Assembly, the New Haven Board of Alders and Mayor Toni Harp. “How are you feeling ma?” asked Diane Tuesday. “Good,” the centenarian replied as she watched from her bed that... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Big Losses Confound Elm City Republicanstrawled Twitter looking for vote totals, occasionally exclaiming, “Oh god.” Wh
New Haven Independent / Posted 15 days ago
trawled Twitter looking for vote totals, occasionally exclaiming, “Oh god.” When he announced that it was official — Toni Harp had won a third term as mayor — the Republicans in the room groaned. “Let’s move!” someone yelled from the... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Mayor Harp Coasts To Third Term; Clifton Graves Elected Probate JudgeNew Haven voters Tuesday overwhelmingly gave Democrat Toni Harp a third two-yea
New Haven Independent / Posted 15 days ago
New Haven voters Tuesday overwhelmingly gave Democrat Toni Harp a third two-year term as mayor and chose fellow Democrat Clifton Graves to become the first new probate judge in 32 years. Harp won 77 percent of the vote, or a total of 8,293 votes,... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
New Haven sues OxyContin maker over opioid crisisthe crisis. Several states have sued the company, including New Jersey, Ohio a
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 15 days ago
the crisis. Several states have sued the company, including New Jersey, Ohio and New Hampshire. Democratic Mayor Toni Harp tells the New Haven Register the city has joined in on the lawsuit because it believes the epidemic has to do with... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
New Haven sues OxyContin maker over opioid crisisthe crisis. Several states have sued the company, including New Jersey, Ohio a
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
the crisis. Several states have sued the company, including New Jersey, Ohio and New Hampshire. Democratic Mayor Toni Harp tells the New Haven Register the city has joined in on the lawsuit because it believes the epidemic has to do with... Read more
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The Register Citizen
New Haven sues OxyContin maker over opioid crisisthe crisis. Several states have sued the company, including New Jersey, Ohio a
The Register Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
the crisis. Several states have sued the company, including New Jersey, Ohio and New Hampshire. Democratic Mayor Toni Harp tells the New Haven Register the city has joined in on the lawsuit because it believes the epidemic has to do with... Read more
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The Middletown Press
New Haven sues OxyContin maker over opioid crisisthe crisis. Several states have sued the company, including New Jersey, Ohio a
The Middletown Press / Posted 15 days ago
the crisis. Several states have sued the company, including New Jersey, Ohio and New Hampshire. Democratic Mayor Toni Harp tells the New Haven Register the city has joined in on the lawsuit because it believes the epidemic has to do with... Read more
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New Haven Independent
A $10M Hole?Mayor Toni Harp is suspicious of the phrase “hold harmless.” Legislators in Ha
New Haven Independent / Posted 16 days ago
Mayor Toni Harp is suspicious of the phrase “hold harmless.” Legislators in Hartford used that phrase in passing a new state budget, which Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed into law last week. They said it holds cities “harmless.” Meaning they’ll receive... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Downtown Gets A SteakhouseMayor Toni Harp broke out the giant scissors for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at
New Haven Independent / Posted 16 days ago
Mayor Toni Harp broke out the giant scissors for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 212 College St. on the first floor of the College & Crown luxury apartment building that opened in 2015. The building also is home to clothing retailer J. Press. “If you... Read more
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New Haven Independent
New Haven "Checkmates" HamdenCity’s growing tech eco-system has attracted a startup founded in Hamden to mov
New Haven Independent / Posted 17 days ago
City’s growing tech eco-system has attracted a startup founded in Hamden to move its headquarters to Temple Street. Mayor Toni Harp Thursday joined cofounders of the company, Checkmate Digital, Tom Nassr and Matt Cameron, and their 16 employees,... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Who's Running & Why On Tuesdayradio’s “Dateline New Haven.” Voters will have three names from which to choos
New Haven Independent / Posted 17 days ago
radio’s “Dateline New Haven.” Voters will have three names from which to choose on the mayoral ballot. Incumbent Mayor Toni Harp, a Democrat, is seeking a third two-year term, arguing that drops in crime, a development boom, and new programs... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Q House hits another milestone as expansions beginresidents shared memories of what everyone refers to as the Q House, while the
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
residents shared memories of what everyone refers to as the Q House, while the current leadership of New Haven, from Mayor Toni Harp to state Sen. Pro Tempore Martin Looney and Alder Jeanette Morrison, D-22, brought everyone up to date. Originally... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Q House Breaks Groundcity Engineer Giovanni Zinn said. It is expected to take 12 to 18 months. “The
New Haven Independent / Posted 18 days ago
city Engineer Giovanni Zinn said. It is expected to take 12 to 18 months. “The sun went down on the old Q House,” Mayor Toni Harp said. “Today we celebrate that the sun will soon rise on the new Q House.” Alder Morrison made an appeal to people... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Fresh faces, veterans seeking seats in alders race— win an election. Being a minority leader would give him an edge, Catalbasogl
The Register Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
— win an election. Being a minority leader would give him an edge, Catalbasoglu said, and allow him more access to Mayor Toni Harp. He said this would also mean he would likely get first pick of committee membership as minority leader. The... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Fresh faces, veterans seeking seats in alders race— win an election. Being a minority leader would give him an edge, Catalbasogl
The Middletown Press / Posted 20 days ago
— win an election. Being a minority leader would give him an edge, Catalbasoglu said, and allow him more access to Mayor Toni Harp. He said this would also mean he would likely get first pick of committee membership as minority leader. The... Read more
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New Haven Independent
New Haven "Checkmates" HamdenCity’s growing tech eco-system has attracted a startup founded in Hamden to mov
New Haven Independent / Posted 21 days ago
City’s growing tech eco-system has attracted a startup founded in Hamden to move its headquarters to Temple Street. Mayor Toni Harp Thursday joined cofounders of the company, Checkmate Digital, Tom Nassr and Matt Cameron, and their 16 employees,... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Homeless Take To The Streetslair off Crown Street. “That was risky shelter,” Staggers said. “No more risky
New Haven Independent / Posted 21 days ago
lair off Crown Street. “That was risky shelter,” Staggers said. “No more risky shelter.” Staggers called on Mayor Toni Harp and her administration to pursue the transformation of vacant and abandoned property into housing for the homeless.... Read more
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The Register Citizen
New Haven police roll out body camerasthe city obtaining the money to buy the equipment, it lacked the funding to sec
The Register Citizen / Posted 21 days ago
the city obtaining the money to buy the equipment, it lacked the funding to securely store the footage. New Haven Mayor Toni Harp said the idea came several years ago when public discussion turned to the use of body cameras and police... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Body Cams Start Rollinga “spillover” effect, in which the control group changed behavior because of th
New Haven Independent / Posted 22 days ago
a “spillover” effect, in which the control group changed behavior because of the intervention on their colleagues. Mayor Toni Harp, who advocated for body cameras while in the legislature, said she believes that transparency alone will benefit... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Simpsons Invade The Cove For Halloweengift certificates to local stores. This year’s master of ceremonies was Morris
New Haven Independent / Posted 22 days ago
gift certificates to local stores. This year’s master of ceremonies was Morris Cove community activist John Cirello. Mayor Toni Harp stood among the judges applauding the annual parade, which draws trick-or-treating families from surrounding... Read more
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New Haven Independent
SEEC Takes Up Paca's Complaint, Toothat the commission voted to authorize the investigation into Paca’s allegation
New Haven Independent / Posted 24 days ago
that the commission voted to authorize the investigation into Paca’s allegations that the reelection campaign of Mayor Toni Harp committed fraud “and aided and abetted larceny, including extortion and fraud” in conjunction with a former Paca... Read more
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The Register Citizen
New Haven activist receives street corner dedicationstreet from Foster's corner. Its message: "Drug free zone." She noted Foster he
The Register Citizen / Posted 24 days ago
street from Foster's corner. Its message: "Drug free zone." She noted Foster helped get that sign posted. Democratic Mayor Toni Harp said she remembers Arch Street before Foster and others began their work. "It's been transformed by people who... Read more
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The Middletown Press
New Haven activist receives street corner dedicationstreet from Foster's corner. Its message: "Drug free zone." She noted Foster he
The Middletown Press / Posted 24 days ago
street from Foster's corner. Its message: "Drug free zone." She noted Foster helped get that sign posted. Democratic Mayor Toni Harp said she remembers Arch Street before Foster and others began their work. "It's been transformed by people who... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Harp: Step Up, APT; Build More SROsSome of Mayor Toni Harp’s latest takes, offered Monday on her weekly WNHH radio
New Haven Independent / Posted 24 days ago
Some of Mayor Toni Harp’s latest takes, offered Monday on her weekly WNHH radio show: • The APT Foundation should hire security guards to keep not just the people on their property of their methadone clinic, but clients waiting across the street,... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Storm Downs Trees; 700 Lose Powerand Whittier, according to one of the neighbors, Glenn Schulman. The house was
New Haven Independent / Posted 24 days ago
and Whittier, according to one of the neighbors, Glenn Schulman. The house was formerly owned by the family of Mayor Toni Harp. A bank now owns it; it’s for sale. The city couldn’t find anyone from the bank or management company to get the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
New head of clergy group seeks to build up New Haven, areaand been involved in Project Longevity, the department’s campaign to redirect g
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
and been involved in Project Longevity, the department’s campaign to redirect gang members away from violence. Mayor Toni Harp also has met with the association to talk about ways the group can support the city. Among those initiatives have... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Gala Honors City Hall 'Godmother' Lawlorin the mayor’s office for 38 years having worked for Mayors Biagio DiLieto, Joh
New Haven Independent / Posted 27 days ago
in the mayor’s office for 38 years having worked for Mayors Biagio DiLieto, John C. Daniels, John DeStefano Jr. and now Toni Harp. Dixwell Alder Jeanette Morrison, who split hosting duties with student Board of Education member Makayla Dawkins,... Read more
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New Haven Independent
NHSprostitution. Yet on that same corner [today] the Novella recently sold for clo
New Haven Independent / Posted 29 days ago
prostitution. Yet on that same corner [today] the Novella recently sold for close to $40 million.” He praised Mayor Toni Harp, who offered keynote remarks, and Economic Development Administrator Matthew Nemerson for helping to revitalize... Read more
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New Haven Independent
"Debate" Features Call For Democracyhis campaign and not put in for more public cash. The only candidate actively
New Haven Independent / Posted 29 days ago
his campaign and not put in for more public cash. The only candidate actively running for mayor, incumbent Democrat Toni Harp, is not participating in the public-financing system and did not participate in Tuesday’s debate. (Click here to... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Piscitelli Will Replace GilvargMayor Toni Harp is tapping a deputy economic development director to take the p
New Haven Independent / Posted 30 days ago
Mayor Toni Harp is tapping a deputy economic development director to take the place of retiring City Plan Director Karyn Gilvarg, at least at first. Michael Piscitelli will serve as interim director of the City Plan Department while retaining... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Press Re-Set?In a test of whether labor relations might change at City Hall, Mayor Toni Harp
New Haven Independent / Posted a month ago
In a test of whether labor relations might change at City Hall, Mayor Toni Harp and the newly elected president of city government’s management and professional union promised Monday to take a fresh look at a dispute on which both sides have... Read more
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