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November 16, 2018

Hamden Plans To Go After Car Tax Scofflaws

by Jack Kramer | Nov 16, 2018 1:10pm
Posted to: Taxes | Hamden | New Haven | Waterbury

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HAMDEN, CT - The town of Hamden is taking the first step in trying to stop people who live in town and skip paying car taxes by registering their cars in other states.

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November 1, 2018

Candidate Corey Cuts The Bull (& Swine)

by Thomas Breen | Nov 1, 2018 4:30pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Haven

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NEW HAVEN, CT — A Hartford bartender walks into a New Haven bar on Halloween night.

He’s not there to serve drinks, or to judge the costume contest. He’s there to run for U.S. Senate.

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Griebel Vows To Build On ‘2nd Chance’

by Paul Bass | Nov 1, 2018 3:25pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Haven

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NEW HAVEN, CT — Challenging his Democratic opponent for urban votes on an urban issue, independent gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel came to the New Haven Green to call for “ending mass incarceration” and expunging criminal records sooner.

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October 15, 2018

State Dems To Elm City: Get Out The Vote!

by Thomas Breen | Oct 15, 2018 10:30am
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Haven

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NEW HAVEN, CT — While Republicans were in Southbury Saturday, Connecticut Democrats descended on Sherman Avenue to remind local politicos that the fate of November’s general election — and whether or not the state turns red — may rest on whether they can turn out the New Haven vote.

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September 17, 2018

ANALYSIS | Stefanowski Channels JFK to Lamont’s Nixon

by Paul Bass | Sep 17, 2018 10:25pm
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2018 | New Haven

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NEW HAVEN, CT — The Shubert theater staged a revival Monday night of the historic 1960 Kennedy-Nixon campaign debate. Bob Stefanowski played the role of John F. Kennedy.

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Despite Ballot Access, Third Party & Unaffiliated Candidates Left Off Debate Stage

by Christine Stuart | Sep 17, 2018 3:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Media Matters | New Haven

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HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 10 a.m.) The head of the Connecticut Association of Realtors (CTR) said his staff has a podium ready for Oz Griebel if a poll happens to be released that shows the petitioning candidate with more than 10 percent of the vote.

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September 11, 2018

Anti-Deseg Plaintiff Hunt Resumes

by Christopher Peak | Sep 11, 2018 3:00am
Posted to: Education | Equality | Town News | New Haven | Legal | Education Cost Sharing

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NEW HAVEN, CT — Libertarian lawyers have resumed their search for parents upset by the closure of one magnet high school in New Haven — in order to file a suit that could bring down the entire magnet program statewide.

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August 20, 2018

If New Haven’s Broke, Can the MARB Fix It?

by Thomas Breen | Aug 20, 2018 12:44pm
Posted to: Town News | Hartford | New Haven | State Budget

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It sounded like a magic solution to New Haven’ long-term fiscal mess: Surrender control to the state in return for one of those big bailouts.

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August 14, 2018

Landslide Lamont Offers Mayors A Deal

by Thomas Breen | Aug 14, 2018 9:06pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Haven

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Accepting his party’s gubernatorial nomination with a crushing victory over a felonious opponent, Ned Lamont Tuesday night unveiled his first plan for getting the state’s economy back on track.

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August 8, 2018

Mattei Seeks To Smoke Out Tong

by Thomas Breen | Aug 8, 2018 8:25am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Courts | Election 2018 | Legal | Public Health | Public Safety | New Haven

Thomas Breen / New Haven Independent

A passionate debate for the support of the Democratic Party base got into the weeds Tuesday night — or, more specifically, into weed.

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