Posted on: September 29, 2016

Columbus Day Committee names first Italian Couple of Year

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PHOTO — “Pepe” and Teresa DePalma. (City Photo/Michael P. Walsh)

WEST HAVEN, Sept. 29, 2016 — The Columbus Day Committee will honor its first Italian Couple of the Year at the city’s 18th annual Columbus Day Celebration.

To the sound of Italian mu...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

City accepts sign-ups for energy assistance

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 29, 2016 — The city will begin accepting applications Tuesday, Oct. 18, for the federally financed Connecticut Energy Assistance Program in the human resources office on the second floor of City Hall, 355 Main St.

Appointments for all...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Bulk trash pickup slated for Monday-Friday, Oct. 3-7

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 27, 2016 — The final bulk trash pickup of 2016 is Monday-Friday, Oct. 3-7.

Residents are reminded that bulk pickup is on their scheduled curbside collection days in the second calendar week of the four designated months. They are also...Read on...

Bulk Trash Pickup
Posted on: September 27, 2016

O’Brien touts TOD plan at Florida International University

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 27, 2016 — Mayor Edward M. O’Brien, standing, speaks to graduate students Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Florida International University School of Architecture. O’Brien was invited by FIU to participate in the three-day East Regional Sessio...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Vietnam Vets selling flags to fund traveling memorial

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(Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund via City of West Haven, File)

WEST HAVEN, Sept. 23, 2016 — West Haven Vietnam Veterans Inc. is selling American flags that members will display in front of the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial, “The Wall That Heals,...Read on...

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

Savin Rock Museum open until late October

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 16, 2016 — The Savin Rock Museum, 6 Rock St., is open to the public for the season.

The hours of the museum, in the lower level of the Savin Rock Conference Center and open until late October, are Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from ...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Edward Jones opens branch office on Wagner Place

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 15, 2016 — From left, Vincent N. Amendola Sr., city Corporation Counsel Vincent N. Amendola Jr. and Mayor Edward M. O’Brien join Edward Jones financial adviser Darryl T. Zebrowski on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the grand opening of the finan...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Calling all Westies who are handy with tools!


WEST HAVEN, Sept. 15, 2016 — Marilyn Wilkes, chairwoman of the West Haven Beautification Committee, is looking for volunteers to help repair the Painter Park wooden playground.

Four Lowe’s stores — Derby, Milford, New Haven and Orange — are supplying t...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

City holding VNA walk-in flu clinic Thursday, Oct. 6

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 13, 2016 — The Health Department will hold a VNA Community Healthcare-sponsored flu clinic for city residents Thursday, Oct. 6, from 9:30 a.m.-noon at the Savin Rock Conference Center, 6 Rock St.

The walk-in clinic will accept the fol...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

WestFest twice the success

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 12, 2016 — Mayor Edward M. O’Brien volunteers at the dunk tank Saturday, Sept. 10, on the Green during the WestFest celebration, a community event aimed at bringing the city and University of New Haven closer together. In its second year...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Allingtown Senior Association marks anniversary

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 8, 2016 — Mayor Edward M. O’Brien joins Rita DeLeon, left, and Florence Palermo during the Allingtown Senior Association’s 49th annual dinner dance Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Cielo Banquet Ballroom on Chase Lane. (City Photo/John W. Lewi...Read on...

Posted on: September 7, 2016

‘Lowe’s Heroes’ restore playground

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 7, 2016 — Volunteers from four Lowe’s stores — Derby, Milford, New Haven and Orange — sand railings at the Painter Park wooden playground Tuesday, Sept. 6. The stores recently agreed to take on the playground restoration, which kicked of...Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2016

O’Brien invited to participate in national mayors’ forum on city planning

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 30, 2016 — Mayor Edward M. O’Brien has been invited to participate in the East Regional Session of the Mayors’ Institute on City Design in Florida.

The invitation-only event, set for Sept. 21-23 in Miami Beach, is limited to eight mayo...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2016

Petersen calls it a career

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 31, 2016 — Mayor Edward M. O’Brien congratulates purchasing secretary Darlene Petersen on her retirement from the Finance Department during a reception attended by dozens of co-workers Tuesday, Aug. 30, at City Hall. O’Brien presented an ...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2016

Way to Go!

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 31, 2016 — Robert S. Morton, director of West Haven Youth and Family Services, receives the Way to Go award recently from Stacey Higgins on behalf of the West Haven Interagency Network for Children. Morton, also director of WHINC, was nom...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Lowe’s takes on renovation of Painter Park playground

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 29, 2016 — From left, front to back, Lowe’s of Derby store manager Pete Ouellette, Lowe’s of Milford employee Kathy Kavanagh, Lowe’s of Derby employees Kirstin Black and Dan Scinto, city Recreation Program Coordinator Tom Conroy, West Hav...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Residents urged to take Coastal Resilience Plan survey

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 25, 2016 — The city is seeking public input about the risks from and adaptation options for coastal hazards, such as flooding, erosion and wind.

Recent storms, including Tropical Storm Irene and Superstorm Sandy, as well as other more ...Read on...

Community Coastal Resilience Plan
Posted on: August 14, 2016

WimBash ’16 benefits West Haven youth music programs

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PHOTO — Mark Rivera’s ’67 Chevy, from left, guitarist Marc Ribler, Living Colour frontman Corey Glover, keyboardist Clifford Carter, Billy Joel saxophonist Mark Rivera, Average White Band drummer Rocky Bryant and Living Colour bassist Doug Wimbish perform...Read on...

Scenes from WimBash ’16
Posted on: August 1, 2016

35th Savin Rock Festival a success, ‘despite some rain’

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PHOTO — The Official Blues Brothers Revue, featuring Kieron Lafferty as Elwood, left, and Wayne Catania as Jake, is shown headlining the 35th annual Savin Rock Festival Saturday night, July 30, performing a 90-minute set of blues, gospel and soul classics...Read on...

Scenes from the 2016 Savin Rock Festival
Posted on: July 25, 2016

Thumbs-up for Officer Doyle

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WEST HAVEN, July 25, 2016 — City employees, donning black and gray T-shirts in support of injured police Officer Michael Doyle, give a thumbs-up for Doyle on the steps of City Hall Friday, July 22. Mayor Edward M. O’Brien, fifth from top right, encouraged...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

Farmers market open Thursdays, Saturdays on Green

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WEST HAVEN, July 11, 2016 — The Tony Inzero Farmers Market has opened its 17th season on the Green.

The expanded marketplace, which continues through Thursday, Oct. 27, features state farmers selling homegrown fruits and vegetables Thursdays from 11 a....Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2016

2014-16 beach stickers now good until Sept. 30

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WEST HAVEN, June 22, 2016 — To better accommodate taxpayers, the city has extended the deadline for its old 2014-16 beach parking permits to Sept. 30.

The two-year stickers were set to expire April 30 but were continued by the city through July 1.

R...Read on...

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Posted on: June 3, 2016

Blumenthal praises new federal railroad safety rule

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WEST HAVEN, June 3, 2016 — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., touts a newly adopted federal railroad safety rule during a news conference Thursday, June 2, at the West Haven train station. From left, Mayor Edward M. O’Brien, Connecticut Commuter Rail ...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

Environmental cleanup begins on The Haven

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PHOTO — Mayor Edward M. O’Brien and Andrew Plante, a foreman at Red Technologies LLC of Bloomfield, watch as an excavator digs a trench Monday, May 9, for a silt fence that will control erosion at 105 Water St. The silt fence installation is part of the e...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Panel appointed to update Plan of Conservation and Development

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WEST HAVEN, May 4, 2016 — The city has begun the painstaking process of updating its Plan of Conservation and Development, which will guide the development of West Haven and the protection of its open space and conservation areas for the next decade, Mayo...Read on...

Plan West Haven
Posted on: May 3, 2016

UNH Mayor’s Advisory Commission launches The Westie Wire

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WEST HAVEN, May 3, 2016 — The University of New Haven Mayor’s Advisory Commission has launched a new publication, The Westie Wire.

The commission, known as MAC, is all about connecting two communities: the Westies of West Haven and the students of UNH....Read on...

Read The Westie Wire
Posted on: April 25, 2016

O’Brien health story featured in YNH Hospital report

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WEST HAVEN, April 25, 2016 — Mayor Edward M. O’Brien’s successful colon surgery and swift recovery are featured in the 2015 Annual Report of Yale New Haven Hospital.

O’Brien, who had a cancerous growth removed from his colon in January 2015, is highlig...Read on...

Read Mayor O’Brien’s Success Story
Posted on: March 21, 2016

West Haven toasts James W. Morrissey as Irishman of the Year

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PHOTO — Irishman of the Year James W. Morrissey waves after revealing the green street sign designating the Campbell Avenue side of City Hall “James W. Morrissey Square” for the next year at West Haven’s 25th annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Thursday,...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2016

Traveling Vietnam Vets Memorial coming to city Oct. 20-23

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(Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund via City of West Haven)

WEST HAVEN, March 1, 2016 — West Haven Vietnam Veterans Inc. is seeking volunteers for the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial, “The Wall That Heals,” when the exhibition makes a stop Thursday-S...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Walk of Honor is site of Veterans Day tribute at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 12, 2016 — The city and the West Haven Veterans Council will hold a Veterans Day tribute at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, on the Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park.

All veterans are invited to participate in the annual ceremony...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

West Haven Christmas tree lighting on Green set for Saturday, Nov. 26

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PHOTO — Amid a blanket of snow with the West Haven Christmas tree aglow in the background, The John C. Ireland Bandstand on the Green is bedecked with huge electric snowflakes as Victorian-era streetlamps decorated with angels blowing on trumpets illumina...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

West Haven Vets Council plans Pearl Harbor observance Wednesday, Dec. 7

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 13, 2016 — The West Haven Veterans Council will hold an observance of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the William A. Soderman Memorial Flagpole on the Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park.

All ...Read on...