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Posted on: January 22, 2020

2nd workshop to continue dialogue on Allingtown’s future

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 22, 2020 — The city will hold the second in a series of public workshops focusing on the future of Allingtown.

The workshop is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in the Notre Dame High School auditorium, 1 Notre Dame Way. The snow ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Rossi reestablishes Economic Development Commission

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 17, 2020 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi has reestablished the Economic Development Commission by appointing a handful of new members who bring a trove of experience in development, education, health care and the arts.

The recently appoin...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

City issues snow rules for parking

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 17, 2020 — To help crews expedite snow removal, Public Works Commissioner Tom McCarthy is reminding residents and businesses to observe parking regulations during and after storms.

Per the “Severe Weather” par...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Pickup schedule for leaf bags extended through Jan. 31

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 14, 2020 — Because of the continued good weather and leaf production, the city has extended the pickup schedule for leaf bags through Jan. 31, Public Works Commissioner Tom McCarthy announced.

The bags are picked up on residents&...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Sustainable CT awards $5K grant for pollinator project

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 13, 2020 — The West Haven Pollinator Pathway project has received a $5,000 Community Match Fund grant from Sustainable CT, project coordinator David Carr announced.

The Pollinator Pathway project aligns with the objective of acti...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

City honoring couples married for at least 50 years

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 10, 2020 — The city will honor couples who have been married for at least 50 years during its 30th annual Valentine’s Day party from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at West Haven Elks Lodge 1537, 265 Main St.

The couples will receive choco...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Marchers sought for Memorial Day parade

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 9, 2020 — The city is seeking veterans, civic groups, fraternal organizations, service clubs and marching bands to participate in the annual Memorial Day parade, which steps off at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 25.

The parade has no rai...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Taxes due now in West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 7, 2020 — The second installment of city tax bills — real estate, personal property, motor vehicle and sewer — were due Jan. 1, and payments after Feb. 3 are considered delinquent and subject to interest, Tax Collector Dorothy Chambrelli ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

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

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 6, 2020 — The 2020 pickup schedule for bulk trash is April 20-24 and Sept. 14-18.

Residents are reminded to separate metals, recyclables and regular trash from bulk trash and put them out no more than 24 hours before pickup. Violations car...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

Reminders about Christmas trees, holiday trash pickup

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 2, 2020 — 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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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Rossi cited for leadership, city’s sustainability designation

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PHOTO — West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi receives a framed certificate from Trinity College professor Daniel J. Mrozowski, left, and Connecticut Conference of Municipalities President Neil M. O’Leary, the mayor of Waterbury, on Tuesday,...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Lowe’s gives back again, builds West Haven’s 1st gaga pit

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PHOTO — The new gaga pit in Painter Park built by employees from Lowe’s of Milford. Gaga is a form of dodgeball played in an octagon-shaped structure, or pit. (City Photo/Tom Conroy)

WEST HAVEN, Nov. 15, 2019 — Employees from ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

City honored with Sustainable CT’s Bronze certification

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WEST HAVEN, Nov. 1, 2019 — West Haven was among the Connecticut municipalities recognized at the New Britain Museum of American Art on Wednesday, Oct. 30, for achieving certification as a Sustainable CT community.

The city met high standards in a...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

WHHS solar array will save city $1M in electrical costs

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi on Monday, Oct. 28, announces a rooftop solar array for the underway reconstruction of West Haven High School that will generate power for the school once it is installed and save the city more than $1 million in ele...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Bysiewicz, Rossi tour pair of businesses in Allingtown

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PHOTO — Sabatino Tartufi CEO Federico Balestra, left, discusses his family’s 108-year-old business with, from right, Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, state Rep. Michael A. DiMassa, D-West Haven, and Bysiewicz’s...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Aniello Cappetta feted as West Haven’s Italian of the Year

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PHOTO — Aniello Cappetta receives an embroidered “Italian American of the Year” jacket from Mayor Nancy R. Rossi at the city’s 21st annual Columbus Day Celebration on the steps of City Hall on Friday, Oct. 11. (City...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Iris Milagros Diaz honored as city’s Hispanic of the Year

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi presents Iris Milagros Diaz with a black “Hispanic American of the Year” jacket at the city’s second annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration on the steps of City Hall on Friday, Oct. 4. (Ci...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Revaluation underway for West Haven homeowners

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 3, 2019 — West Haven has hired the appraisal company Vision Government Solutions Inc. of Hudson, Massachusetts, to perform the city’s state-mandated 2020 revaluation.

Data mailers are being sent to residential property ...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Roundabout upgrade slated for Jones Hill Rd., Ocean Ave.

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PHOTO — An aerial rendering from the state Department of Transportation showing the soon-to-be upgraded Oyster River roundabout at Jones Hill Road and Ocean Avenue in the city’s Baybrook section. (CTDOT)

WEST HAVEN, Sept. 24, 2019 &...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Rossi welcomes students at West Haven High School

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi cuts the ceremonial ribbon Tuesday, Aug. 27, with, from left, City Council Minority Leader Richard DePalma, R-at large, Superintendent of Schools Neil C. Cavallaro, Principal Dana Paredes, paraprofessional Patricia C...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Rossi announces Savin Rock Festival’s return in 2020

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WEST HAVEN, June 20, 2019 — The Savin Rock Festival will return to the West Haven shoreline in 2020 after the city clears the cumulative deficit in the Savin Rock Festival Fund, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi announced.

After running consecutive deficits, the festiv...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Cellini Place closed for construction starting May 6

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WEST HAVEN, April 30, 2019 — In the interest of public safety, Cellini Place, from Boston Post Road to Forest Road, will be closed for construction by the state until further notice starting Monday, May 6.

Sidewalks on Cellini Place will also be ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Rossi gives 1-year extension for resident beach stickers

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WEST HAVEN, March 29, 2019 — For the second year, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi has extended the city’s 2016-18 beach parking permits, this time through June 30, 2020.

The two-year stickers, which are dark blue, were originally set to expire June 30, 2018, but were...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

West Haven toasts Joan D. Connor as Irishwoman of the Year

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PHOTO — Joined by Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, Irishwoman of the Year Joan Downing Connor pulls off the shroud revealing the Kelly green street sign designating the Campbell Avenue side of City Hall “Joan D. Connor Square” for the n...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Black Balloon Day calls attention to opioid addiction

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PHOTO — City and state officials bow their heads as the Rev. Phillip Krakowiak Sr., pastor of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of West Haven, far right, leads a prayer service Wednesday, March 6, on the steps of City Hall for West Haven res...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Digital copy of The Haven site plan now available

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WEST HAVEN, May 23, 2018 — A digital copy of the site plan for The Haven development is available for public review.

View the Site Plan.

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Simon and The Haven Group LLC commence entitlement process for The Haven luxury outlet center

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WEST HAVEN, May 22, 2018 — Simon Property Group and The Haven Group LLC applied on Monday evening, May 21, for site plan approval before the Department of Planning and Development at City Hall, the first entitlement step toward building The Have...

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