Tag: North Haven Patch

North Haven, North Branford, and East Haven Police Departments Join Forces

[box]By Nancy Barnes, Jenn McCulloch, and Julie Weisberg / North Haven Patch[/box] The regionalization of police services is not a new concept. For almost 20 years, North Haven and North Branford have had a regional SWAT team. For 10 years, North Branford and Branford...

/ September 14, 2012

Mike Freda Engages the Media in a Pressure-Packed Week

[box]By Nancy Barnes / North Haven Patch[/box] When First Selectman Michael Freda minored in public speaking at Southern Connecticut State University, he did so with no thought of the white-hot media glare concerning a rabbit and an outdated zoning regulation in mind. Rather, he...

/ August 16, 2012

Ring Burglarizing North Haven, Region Now Busted

[box]By David Gurliacci / North Haven Patch[/box] With two more arrests announced today, Darien police say they’ve cracked open a burglary crew that committed a string of 19 Darien burglaries, mostly to vehicles, but also to houses and a garage, on the...

/ July 23, 2012

Steve Fontana Steps Into The Campaign Fray, Again

[box]by Nancy Barnes / North Haven Patch[/box] Steve Fontana, the Democratic candidate for the 34th Senatorial District, estimates he goes through two pair of walking shoes per campaign. As a state representative for 14 years—he was defeated by Dave Yaccarino in...

/ July 12, 2012
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Rep. Yaccarino Looks Back at Legislative Session

[box]by Nancy Barnes / North Haven Patch[/box] With this year’s regular General Assembly session under his belt, State Representative Dave Yaccarino, who is expected to run unchallenged for his 87th district seat this fall, gave a thumbs-up to some actions the legislative body...

/ June 6, 2012

North Haven Budget Passes With Low Voter Turnout

[box]by Anthony Karge / North Haven Patch[/box] People in North Haven – or at least the small percentage who came out to vote in the referendum – approved the 2012-13 budget by a large majority. On a rainy Tuesday, 755...

/ May 22, 2012

Yale Readies North Haven Medical Center

[box]By Nancy Barnes / North Haven Patch[/box] Yale-New Haven Hospital’s planned North Haven Medical Center took a step forward this week as the general contractor arrived on site to prepare for the remodeling of what is termed the old AT&T building—formerly, the...

/ May 16, 2012

First Selectman Pitches Zero Tax Hike Budget

[box]By Anthony Karge / North Haven Patch[/box] First Selectman Michael Freda calls the proposed 2012-13 budget a responsible – both for the future of the town and weary taxpayers. Before the $85.1 million budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year is adopted, voters...

/ May 15, 2012

DTC Caucus Draws Record Crowd

[box]by Ben Lasman / North Haven Patch[/box] A large crowd descended on the recreation center Tuesday to appoint new members to the North Haven Democratic Town Committee. “I have never seen this many people in this room,” noted Walt Spader,...

/ January 12, 2012

Cautious Optimism on North Haven Economic Growth

[box]By Ben Lasman / North Haven Patch[/box] Mike Freda expressed cautious optimism about a series of development projects that could bring new businesses and jobs to North Haven at Tuesday night’s monthly meeting of the Board of Selectmen. While a...

/ January 11, 2012

Clintonville Ban a Tough Nut to Crack?

[box]by Ben Lasman / North Haven Patch[/box] Discussing Clintonville Elementary’s recent decision to ban nuts in school due to student allergies, Chris Peterson wrote today on the North Haven Way: What if a couple of children develop an allergy to apples...

/ December 5, 2011

Senate Redistricting Redraws 34th

[box]by Ben Lasman and Jenn McCulloch / North Haven Patch[/box] The 2011 State Senate Redistricting Plan will see Len Fasano’s 34th District, typically encompassing East Haven, North Haven, and Wallingford, redrawn to encompass the western third of Durham, and pass a small portion...

/ December 2, 2011