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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Allingtown Fire Department gets FEMA grant for new radios

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 31, 2023 — The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday, Jan. 27, awarded the City of West Haven Fire Department Allingtown a $927,333 grant for new radios, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and Chief Michael R. Terenzio announced.

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Tax relief programs for elderly, disabled homeowners

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 27, 2023 — The assessor’s office is accepting applications by appointment for tax relief programs for elderly and disabled homeowners.

West Haven residents can apply for the programs, based on their 2022 taxable and unt...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

West Haven taxpayers can appeal property assessments

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 27, 2023 — The Board of Assessment Appeals will hear appeals of real estate and personal property assessments on the 2022 grand list by appointment during March.

The board will also hear appeals of motor vehicle assessments on th...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

City permanently removing Beach St. skateboard park

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 24, 2023 — In preparation for the second phase of this year’s road-raising project, the city is permanently removing the Beach Street Skatepark.

On Monday night, Jan. 23, the City Council unanimously approved funds to dismantle the shoreli...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Valentine’s Day party honoring couples married 50 years

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 24, 2023 — For the first time in three years, the city will honor West Haven couples who have been married for at least 50 years with an in-person Valentine’s Day party, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi announced.

The coronavirus pandemic had temporar...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Workshop teaches ‘what goes in the blue bin, what doesn’t’

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PHOTO — West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi welcomes more than 100 residents to a free recycling workshop in the Harriet C. North Community Room at City Hall on Thursday night, Jan. 19. (City Photo/Michael P. Walsh)

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

The Side Plate dishes up healthy eats at new city restaurant

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PHOTO — Holding a pair of oversize scissors, Ryan Trevethan, the owner of The Side Plate in West Haven, and Mayor Nancy R. Rossi cut the ribbon to celebrate the fast-casual restaurant’s grand opening at 1 Atwood Place in downtown Allin...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Taxes due now in West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 11, 2023 — The second installment of city tax bills — real estate, personal property, motor vehicle, sewer — was due Jan. 1, and payments after Feb. 1 are considered delinquent and subject to interest, Tax Co...

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

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

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 4, 2023 — The 2023 bulk trash pickup weeks are April 24-28 and Sept. 11-15.

West Haven residents are reminded to separate metals, recyclables and regular trash from bulk trash and put them out no more than 24 hours before pickup....

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

Reminders about Christmas trees, holiday trash pickup

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 4, 2023 — 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 12, 2022

UI resumes tree care program in West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 12, 2022 — United Illuminating has begun the latest phase of its tree care program to reduce the amount of vegetation that UI says threatens power lines during storms.

Over the next three months, UI’s tree service contr...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Veterans Day marked, phase 15 of Brick Campaign launched

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PHOTO — Amid light rain, veterans, dignitaries and guests bow their heads as West Haven Fire Department paramedic Mike Alfano rings the department’s chrome bell 11 times at 11 a.m. in observance of Veterans Day in West Haven’...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Rossi releases statement on Michael A. DiMassa

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WEST HAVEN, Nov. 1, 2022 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi has released a statement on former city employee and Democratic state Rep. Michael A. DiMassa.

Read the full Statement.

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

7-Eleven opens New England’s 1st restaurant complex in city

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PHOTO — West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, center, cuts the ribbon to mark the grand opening of New England’s first 7-Eleven restaurant complex at 480 Sawmill Road in West Haven on Thursday, Oct. 27. With Rossi are, from left, city Plann...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

City launching state’s largest food-to-clean-energy program

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Connecticut’s largest food scrap diversion program will help solve state’s waste disposal crisis

WEST HAVEN, Oct. 21, 2022 — The city is “excited” to launch the largest food scrap co-collection program in t...

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Posted on: October 17, 2022

Expo promotes fire prevention, public safety education

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PHOTO — The 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week is observed by West Haven’s three fire departments and the city at the second annual West Haven Fire/Police Service, Public Safety & Health Expo in Old Grove Park on Saturday, O...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

DeLauro, Rossi herald $105M in funds for I-95 bridges in city

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PHOTO — U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, the chair of the House Appropriations Committee, is joined by, from right, state Transportation Deputy Commissioner Mark Rolfe and West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi on Thursday, Sept. 8, to announce $105 million ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

City Council unanimously approves 60-year NEBCO lease

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IMAGE — A rendering of New England Brewing Co.’s $23 million, 46,165-square-foot building that would house a brewery, a taproom and event space at the waterfront site of the former Savin Rock Conference Center in West Haven. T...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Savin Rock Festival 2022 shines with good food, music

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PHOTO — The British Legends of Rock Show headlines Day Two of the Savin Rock Festival in West Haven’s Old Grove Park on Saturday night, July 30. The band delved into the pantheon of British rock royalty and played the crown je...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Rossi releases West Haven’s ARPA spending plan

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WEST HAVEN, March 9, 2022 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi has released a comprehensive plan outlining how the city will spend about $29 million in federal coronavirus relief funding.

Rossi will present the ARPA Community Investment Plan to the City Council at 7 p.m...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Phase 1 of shoreline restoration project underway

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 7, 2021 — After consulting with the New Haven office of Save the Sound and the Land Trust of West Haven Inc., the city launched the first of a three-phase project Wednesday, Oct. 6, to restore the beachfront parcels along the bo...

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