Taking the Plunge: 200 brave icy l.I. sound to raise money for breast cancer research
WEST HAVEN, Jan. 20, 2015 — An estimated 200 participants, including Mayor Edward M. O’Brien, Westies T-shirt, and his 14-year-old son, David, dash into the 34-degree water in Long Island Sound during the 15th annual Icy Plunge for the Cure fundraiser Saturday morning, Jan. 17, at Savin Rock Beach.
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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 8, 2015 — The city is updating its five-year Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development for submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
NEW BRITAIN, Jan. 7, 2015 — Portraying one of the three kings, West Haven Mayor Edward M. O’Brien paused with a local family at the McDonald’s on West Main Street Tuesday, Jan. 6. Joined by New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart and a McDonald’s corporate executive, O’Brien helped hand out toys to about 1,500 children.
WEST HAVEN, Dec. 29, 2014 — Mayor Edward M. O’Brien was all smiles with the West Haven High School cheerleaders during a reception honoring the team
Friday, Dec. 26, at City Hall.
WEST HAVEN, Dec. 24, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery program is awarding the city two grants totaling $2.17 million for a pair of Beach Street projects to protect the area from future flooding events, Mayor Edward M. O’Brien announced.
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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 8, 2014 — Mayor Edward M. O’Brien, right, and his administrative secretary, Cathy Sherman, witness a white truffle being weighed by Sabatino Tartufi CEO Federico Balestra for the 2015 edition of Guinness World Records on Thursday, Dec. 4, at City Hall.
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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 29, 2014 — The city is working with a team of consultants on an open planning and design process that will create a vision plan to help guide future growth around the year-old West Haven train station.
WEST HAVEN, Oct. 24, 2014 — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stopped in the city Thursday, Oct. 23, to hail “The Haven.” On a chilly, blustery day, Malloy, Mayor Edward M. O’Brien and a delegation of federal and state leaders praised the proposed large-scale development of 100 high-end outlet shops and restaurants during a news conference at the waterfront site of the prospective $200 million project at 105 Water St.
WEST HAVEN, Sept. 23, 2014 — An amended city ordinance now requires all nonresident property owners, or agents in charge of occupied or vacant rental real properties in West Haven, to register their residential address and contact information with the city or face a steep fine.
WEST HAVEN, Sept. 23, 2014 — Tax scofflaws beware: The city is redeploying the “boot” program to recoup more than $2 million in unpaid motor vehicle taxes, Mayor Edward M. O’Brien announced Monday, Sept. 22. O’Brien said delinquent vehicle taxpayers are urged to pay their overdue taxes before the program begins or risk their vehicles being immobilized with a boot.
WEST HAVEN, Aug. 28, 2014 — The city is receiving a $2 million state brownfield grant to clean up two contaminated parcels owned by the city and to prepare the sites for a large-scale development proposed by The Haven Group LLC. The funding was announced by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday, Aug. 27, in Bridgeport and was among several grants awarded to various communities by the Department of Economic and Community Development’s Office of Brownfield Remediation and Development.
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WEST HAVEN, June 11, 2014 — City officials have been in “very serious” discussions with renowned developers to launch perhaps the most ambitious and expansive development in West Haven’s storied 366-year history, Mayor Edward M. O’Brien announced Tuesday, June 10.
WEST HAVEN, June 16, 2014 — Hundreds of well-wishers gather at Sea Bluff Beach on Captain Thomas Boulevard Sunday, June 15, for the dedication of the pink “Where Angels Play” playground built by the New Jersey-based Sandy Ground Project in honor of 6-year-old Charlotte Bacon, one of the 26 shooting victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown being memorialized with 26 specialized playgrounds in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.