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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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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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Tax help offered in West Haven

AARP Tax-Aide

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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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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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Snowstorm preparation

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 8, 2018 — From back left, Emergency Management Director Robert S. Schwartz, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and mayoral Executive Assistant Louis P. Esposito Jr., the acting commissioner of public works, convene a meeting of city and publi...

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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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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Youth Hockey sets coaches game benefit for Pam Gardner

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 3, 2018 — West Haven Youth Hockey will hold its fourth annual Coaches vs. Coaches benefit game at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at Bennett Rink.

Tickets cost $5, but admission is free for Youth Hockey players who wear their jerseys.

All proce...

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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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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Reminders about Christmas trees, holiday trash pickup

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 2, 2018 — The city reminds residents not to put Christmas trees in plastic bags or stands for curbside pickup.

Plastic bags and other items can become tangled in the machine that grinds the trees into compost.

Also, residents are ...

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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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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Cheering for the home team

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 11, 2017 — Members of the West Haven Seahawks cheerleading squad lead a spirited pep rally Friday afternoon, Dec. 8, in the Bailey Middle School auditorium for the Ray Tellier Midget Football League’s West Haven Seahaw...

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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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Posted on: December 4, 2017

City issues snow rules for parking

Snow Parking Ban

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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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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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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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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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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