Posted on: October 20, 2016

O’Brien featured in CCM magazine for leading city’s ‘economic rebirth’

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 20, 2016 — Mayor Edward M. O’Brien is featured in the October edition of Connecticut Town & City for leading West Haven’s economic recovery.

O’Brien and the city are highlighted on Page 28 of the Economic Development section of the...Read on...

Economic Rebirth
Posted on: October 20, 2016

Vietnam Vets Memorial escorted to Savin Rock; ‘The Wall That Heals’ on display through Oct. 23

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PHOTO — City employees wave American flags Wednesday morning, Oct. 19, as a tractor-trailer carrying the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial passes by City Hall along Campbell Avenue on its way to the lawn in front of Savin Rock, where West Haven Vietnam ...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Paine named Outstanding Municipal Official of the Year

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 18, 2016 — Mark E. Paine Jr., assistant to the city’s public works commissioner, has been named Outstanding Municipal Official of the Year for New Haven County by the Southwest Conservation District.

The nonprofit conservation agency, ...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Public invited to ‘City Goals & Strategies Workshop’

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 18, 2016 — The city will hold its second public workshop Thursday, Oct. 27, to help update its Plan of Conservation and Development, Mayor Edward M. O’Brien and Planning and Zoning Commission Chairwoman Kathleen Hendricks announced.

Th...Read on...

Plan West Haven
Posted on: October 16, 2016

‘Maureen’s Dream’ playground dedicated

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PHOTO — Maureen Blake and Mayor Edward M. O’Brien flank the new “Maureen’s Dream” sign that O’Brien unveiled at the dedication and reopening of the refurbished Painter Park playground on Kelsey Avenue Saturday, Oct. 15, in honor of Blake, a neighborhood r...Read on...

Scenes from Maureen’s Dream
Posted on: October 13, 2016

Forest Road residents notified of roadwork, detour plan

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 13, 2016 — C.J. Fucci Construction Inc. of New Haven has distributed a letter to Forest Road residents who live inside the work zone area for the Route 1-Route 122 intersection improvement project.

The project contractor has notified r...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2016

Chamber preps 6th serving of West Haven Restaurant Week

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 13, 2016 — The West Haven Chamber of Commerce is holding its sixth annual West Haven Restaurant Week for residents to discover a local favorite or learn about a new place.

During Restaurant Week, which is Sunday, Oct. 16-Saturday, Oct....Read on...

West Haven Restaurant Week
Posted on: October 13, 2016

Pasta dinner to benefit adolescent group Saturday, Nov. 12

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 13, 2016 — The Knights of Columbus will hold a pasta dinner for the West Haven Interagency Network for Children’s Adolescent and Young Adult Social Group from 5:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in the hall of St. John Vianney Church, 300 Capt...Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2016

‘Pepe’ and Teresa DePalma feted as Italian Couple of Year

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PHOTO — Giuseppe “Pepe” and Teresa DePalma receive jackets embroidered with their new title, Italian-American of the Year, from Mayor Edward M. O’Brien, center, at West Haven’s 18th annual Columbus Day Celebration on the steps of City Hall Friday morning,...Read on...

Scenes from the 2016 Columbus Day Celebration
Posted on: October 6, 2016

O’Brien participates in ‘walk-in’ event for educational justice

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 6, 2016 — Mayor Edward M. O’Brien speaks and stands in solidarity for public schools with teachers, students and parents during a “walk-in” event Thursday, Oct. 6, at Washington Elementary School. The so-called walk-ins, organized nationw...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

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 16, 2016

Savin Rock Museum open until late October

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 16, 2016 — The Savin Rock Museum, which chronicles West Haven’s 368-year history, is open to the public for the season.

The museum is in the lower level of the Savin Rock Conference Center, 6 Rock St., and is open Wednesdays, Fridays ...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: 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 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 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: 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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PHOTO — The Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park. (City Photo/Michael P. Walsh, File)

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 Wal...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

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

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PHOTO — With the West Haven Christmas tree aglow in the background, The John C. Ireland Bandstand on the snow-covered Green is bedecked with huge electric snowflakes as Victorian-era streetlamps decorated with angels blowing on trumpets illuminate the wal...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...