Posted on: February 22, 2018

Season of Light awards

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 22, 2018 — New Haven Ski Club member Frank Meyer and Dubel’s Cafe owner Fred Hugendubel, holding plaques, receive Season of Light awards from, from left, West Haven Youth and Family Services Director Robert S. Morton a...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Free CCM prescription discount cards available

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 22, 2018 — The City of West Haven Prescription Discount Card is available for uninsured and underinsured residents, as well as their pets, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi said.

Rossi said the free card, which reduces prescription medication...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Active shooter situation discussed with city leaders

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 21, 2018 — Police Chief John Karajanis Jr. discusses an active shooter situation with city leaders, including Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, fire chiefs, police brass, and emergency management, 911 and school officials, on Wednesday morning, Feb. ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Rossi hosting ‘Mayor’s Night In’ to hear residents’ concerns

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 21, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi will host her next “Mayor’s Night In” to talk with city residents and business owners about their concerns and ideas.

The event is set for 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the mayor’s office on the third floor ...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Applicants sought for Charter Revision Commission

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 15, 2018 — City Council Chairman Ronald M. Quagliani is encouraging any West Haven electors interested in serving on the Charter Revision Commission to apply.

Candidates are advised that the newly established commission will requ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

They do!

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 15, 2018 — Newlyweds Anthony W. Marshall and Takisha K. Carter are joined by the bride’s mother, Tokeato Pearson, on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 14, at City Hall.

Marshall and Carter were among six city couples united in matrimony on Valenti...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Celebrating love

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 14, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, center, joins Kip and Beverly Trembley, of William Street, during the city’s 28th annual Valentine’s Day party Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 14, at the Savin Rock Conference Cente...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 12, 2018

New UNH police officer takes oath of office

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 12, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi swears in new University of New Haven police Officer Christina Nicolia, of Milford, on Monday, Feb. 12, at City Hall. Attending the ceremony were Nicolia’s sons, Timothy, 14, and Jeremy,...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Working for a better West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 8, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, center, is joined by, from left, state Rep. Charles J. Ferraro, R-West Haven, mayoral Executive Assistant Louis P. Esposito Jr., and state Reps. Dorinda Borer and Michael A. DiMassa, D-West Haven,...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 7, 2018

Ye Olde Barber Shoppe celebrates 50 years of haircuts

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 7, 2018 — Ye Olde Barber Shoppe owner Joseph Libero receives a citation for 50 years in business from Mayor Nancy R. Rossi on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 356 Campbell Ave.

Joining the celebration are friends and patrons of Libero, from...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Elderly, disabled homeowners offered tax relief

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 6, 2018 — Assessor Ann Marie Gradoia is accepting applications for tax relief programs for elderly and disabled homeowners.

Residents can apply for the programs, based on their 2017 incomes, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Feb. 1...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Ribbon-cutting marks opening of The Spot Bar and Grill

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 2, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, holding a pair of oversize scissors, cuts the ceremonial ribbon Friday, Feb. 2, with Russell Rivera and Lonnie Edwards, owners of The Spot Bar and Grill, to mark the restaurant’s grand o...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Temporary road closures take effect in Water St. area

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 22, 2018 — The city temporarily closed Richards Place and Center Street between First Avenue and Water Street on Monday, Jan. 22, to help curb illegal dumping and vagrancy in the area, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi said.

Most of the resid...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Licensed contractors sought

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 22, 2018 — The Community Development Administration is seeking licensed contractors who are interested in becoming vendors for CDA-approved home improvement projects in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban D...

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West Haven News
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Rossi appoints economic development director

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi welcomes the appointment of new Planning and Development Commissioner Fred A. Messore on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 16, at City Hall. Messore, a native of West Haven, is senior vice president of Colonial Properties Inc....

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West Haven News
Posted on: January 16, 2018

175 ‘plungers’ brave icy L.I. Sound to aid breast cancer fight

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 16, 2018 — About 175 intrepid participants dash in and out of the 34-degree water of Long Island Sound during the 18th annual Icy Plunge for the Cure benefit Saturday morning, Jan. 13, at Savin Rock Beach.

As pledges continue to ...

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West Haven News
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Tax help offered in West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 10, 2018 — 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. 7, at ...

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West Haven News
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Residents reminded to shovel their sidewalks or face a fine

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 8, 2018 — In the wake of the snowstorm Jan. 4, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi is reminding residents and businesses to shovel their sidewalks within 24 hours after a storm or face a $25 fine “for each day that the violation pers...

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West Haven News
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Garage owner donates emission testing for city vehicles

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi shakes hands with Chuck Zentarski on Wednesday morning, Jan. 3, at City Hall. Zentarski, who owns Chuck’s Garage at 52 Hood Terrace, is giving back to the city by performing the emission testing for free on...

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West Haven News
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Bulk trash pickup, e-waste drop-off schedule announced

Bulk Trash Pickup Day

WEST HAVEN, Jan. 2, 2018 — The 2018 bulk trash pickup schedule is March 5-9, June 4-8, Aug. 6-10 and Oct. 8-12.

Residents are reminded that bulk pickup is on their scheduled curbside collection days in the second calendar week of the four designa...

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West Haven News
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Kelly returns as West Haven’s tree warden

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PHOTO — Assistant City Clerk Sharon Recchia swears in new tree warden Leo Kelly on Wednesday morning, Dec. 20, at City Hall as Mayor Nancy R. Rossi looks on. Kelly previously held the post in 2013-14. (City Photo/Louis P. Esposito Jr.)

WEST HAVEN, Dec. 21,...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

West Haven tax bills due Jan. 1

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 19, 2017 — The second installment of the city’s real estate, personal property, and motor vehicle tax and sewer bills are due Jan. 1.

The 2016 supplemental motor vehicle bill is for vehicles registered after Oct. 1, 201...

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West Haven News
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Pearl Harbor remembered at solemn Bradley Pt. ceremony

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi delivers remarks Thursday, Dec. 7, during the city’s observance of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at the William A. Soderman Memorial Flagpole on the Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park. (City Photo/...

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West Haven News
Posted on: December 4, 2017

City issues snow rules for parking

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 4, 2017 — To help expedite snow removal, the Department of Public Works is reminding residents and businesses to observe parking regulations during and after snowstorms.

Under normal snow conditions, once snow begins to fall, a p...

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West Haven News
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Plans announced for DMV license service center in City Hall

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PHOTO — State Rep. Dorinda Borer, D-West Haven, speaks to reporters during a news conference Tuesday, Nov. 21, at City Hall announcing that the state Department of Motor Vehicles, the city and its Chamber of Commerce will open a customer service...

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West Haven News
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Iannucci Hendricks feted as West Haven’s Italian of the Year

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PHOTO — Grace Iannucci Hendricks receives a jacket embroidered with her new title, Italian-American of the Year, and a citation from Mayor Edward M. O’Brien at West Haven’s 19th annual Columbus Day Celebration on the steps of...

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West Haven News
Posted on: October 2, 2017

YNH Health announces plans for developing Rte. 34 property

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 2, 2017 — Yale New Haven Health formally announced plans Monday, Oct. 2, for developing the Route 34 property it purchased in August for its future Yale New Haven Health Regional Operations Center.

Read the official Yale news rel...

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West Haven News
Posted on: July 31, 2017

36th annual Savin Rock Festival pays tribute to ‘the Rock’

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PHOTO — Elements, featuring a 12-piece band, are shown headlining the 36th annual Savin Rock Festival Saturday night, July 29, performing funky Earth, Wind & Fire nuggets in front of 10,000 spectators and setting Old Grove Park ablaze with a...

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West Haven News

Posted on: November 2, 2017

Applications available for 11th phase of Veterans Council Brick Campaign

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WEST HAVEN, Nov. 2, 2017 — The West Haven Veterans Council has launched the 11th phase of its popular Brick Campaign.

In November 2006, the council began the first of 11 campaigns selling bricks to memorialize veterans on the 100-yard Veterans Wa...

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day event on tap for noon Friday, March 16, in City Hall Square

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WEST HAVEN, Nov. 27, 2017 — The St. Patrick’s Day Committee will bestow its Irish Person of the Year award Friday, March 16, at the city’s 27th annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration.

The committee will fete the 2018 r...

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Dedication of brick Walk of Honor set for Saturday, May 26, at Bradley Point

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PHOTO — The brick Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park. (City Photo/Michael P. Walsh, File)

WEST HAVEN, Dec. 15, 2017 — Members of the West Haven Veterans Council and city officials will dedicate the 11th phase of the brick Vete...

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