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Posted on: January 10, 2022

West Haven celebrates Three Kings Day

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 10, 2022 — (Pictured, from left): Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, Sammy Rivera, the owner of Budget Transmission Center and Budget Car Wash on Route 1, and Jhonnathan Rivera, a board member of the Puerto Rican Festival of New Haven, portr...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Tax help offered in West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 6, 2022 — The West Haven Senior Center is offering a free tax preparation service to help low-to-middle-income taxpayers.

The AARP Tax-Aide program is available by appointment from 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, starting Feb. 2, in th...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Taxes due in West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 6, 2022 — The second installment of city tax bills — real estate, personal property, motor vehicle, sewer — were due Jan. 1, and payments after Feb. 1 are considered delinquent and subject to interest, Tax Co...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Schedule announced for bulk trash pickup, e-waste drop-off

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 5, 2022 — The 2022 bulk trash pickup weeks are April 25-29 and Sept. 12-16.

West Haven residents are reminded to separate metals, recyclables and regular trash from bulk trash and put them out no more than 24 hours before pickup....

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Reminders about Christmas trees, holiday trash pickup

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 5, 2022 — The city reminds residents not to put Christmas trees in plastic bags or stands for curbside pickup.

Lights must also be removed from Christmas trees. Plastic bags and other items can become tangled in the machine that ...

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West Haven News
Posted on: January 4, 2022

West Haven’s 1st Purple Pantry Box dedicated

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, third from left, dedicates West Haven’s first Purple Pantry Box at the First Congregational Church on Tuesday, Jan. 4, with, from left, volunteer Michelle Caprio, church community outreach Chairman Phil Li...

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West Haven News
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Centennial books signed for West Haven history buffs

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PHOTO — West Haven author Dan Shine and Mayor Nancy R. Rossi take turns signing a paperback copy of the new centennial book, “City of West Haven: Village to Town,” for residents Eleanor and Donald Froehlich at the Main Librar...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Stevens bids farewell to West Haven Community House

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 17, 2021 — (Pictured): Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, right, congratulates Executive Director Patricia W. “Patty” Stevens on her retirement from the West Haven Community House during a reception attended by administra...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Composting system shown to area municipal officials

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PHOTO — Leah Retherford, an engineering project manager for Atlas Organics of South Carolina, shows the composting company’s extended aerated static pile composting system to area municipal officials, members of the South Central Regio...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Sinatra tribute show closes centennial; watch on YouTube

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 14, 2021 — The City of West Haven Centennial Celebration Committee drew the curtain on the first great chapter in the story of West Haven on Sunday, Dec. 12, with a free concert paying tribute to the Chairman of the Board &m...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Pearl Harbor remembered at solemn Bradley Point tribute

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PHOTO — West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi delivers poignant remarks commemorating Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and the 80th anniversary of Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor during an observance on the Veterans Walk of Honor in Brad...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

West Haven residents urged to test for radon

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 2, 2021 — City Health Director Maureen B. Lillis is encouraging residents to protect their health by testing their homes for radon, the second-leading cause of lung cancer.

Radon is a colorless, odorless and naturally occurring r...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Rossi releases statement on arrest of John Bernardo

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WEST HAVEN, Nov. 4, 2021 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi has released a statement on the arrest of city employee John Bernardo.

Read the full Statement.

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

New England Brewing Co. relocating to West Haven

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, fifth from right, joins executives of New England Brewing Co. and city and state officials Monday, Nov. 1, to announce a tentative lease agreement to relocate the Woodbridge craft brewery to the former Savin Rock Co...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Rossi releases statement on arrest of Michael A. DiMassa

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 20, 2021 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi has released a statement on the arrest of city employee and state Rep. Michael A. DiMassa, D-West Haven.

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Phase 1 of shoreline restoration project underway

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 7, 2021 — After consulting with the New Haven office of Save the Sound and the Land Trust of West Haven Inc., the city launched the first of a three-phase project Wednesday, Oct. 6, to restore the beachfront parcels along the bo...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

West Haven centennial book, ‘Village to Town,’ on sale

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and author Dan Shine reveal West Haven’s newly published centennial book, “City of West Haven: Village to Town,” at City Hall on Friday, Sept. 24. The $20 book is available in the Depart...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

City ‘strongly’ recommends people wear masks indoors

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 9, 2021 — The city departments of Health and Emergency Management strongly recommend that all people wear face masks indoors in areas of high or substantial COVID-19 transmission regardless of vaccination status.

All eight counti...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Watch Centennial Savin Rock Fest on West Haven YouTube

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 5, 2021 — Watch the Centennial Savin Rock Festival on the city’s YouTube channel.

Amid a weekend of fabulous weather and crowds 5,000 strong, the festival, presented by the City of West Haven Centennial Celebration Comm...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Centennial Savin Rock Festival marks 100 years of ‘the Rock’

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PHOTO — Party rock band Shameless performs at the Centennial Savin Rock Festival in West Haven’s Old Grove Park on Saturday evening, July 31. The two-day festival, held by the City of West Haven Centennial Celebration Committe...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

$24M in bond funding heralded for new Washington School

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PHOTO — West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi touts the announcement by state Rep. Dorinda Borer, right, on Monday, June 14, that the city is expected to receive $24 million in state funding for building a new Washington Elementary School. (C...

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West Haven News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Rossi gets vaccine, urges Westies to help beat COVID-19

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WEST HAVEN, March 3, 2021 — (Pictured): Mayor Nancy R. Rossi receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine from West Haven Fire Department Chief James P. O’Brien at City Hall on Wednesday, March 3.

Rossi, 62, took the injection of Mod...

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