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Posted on: September 20, 2018

$5M grant awarded to reconstruct Elm St. for The Haven

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, right, on Thursday, Sept. 20, announces $5 million in state funding with state Rep. Dorinda Borer, D-West Haven, left, for the reconstruction of Elm Street — the future entrance of The Haven, a $200 millio...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Difference-makers

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 20, 2018 — Members of the West Haven High School Peer Advocacy Program and their school advisers, Monica Thomas, far left, and Abby Goodman, far right, receive the “You Make a Difference Award” and a $300 do...

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West Haven News
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Parent Support Groups set open house, resource fair

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 20, 2018 — The West Haven Local System of Care’s Parent Support Groups will hold an open house and resource fair from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the West Haven Community House, 227 Elm St.

The event, sponsored by the West Haven...

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West Haven News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

City’s first Harbor Management Plan adopted

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 19, 2018 — The City Council enacted an ordinance Monday, Sept. 10, adopting the city’s first Harbor Management Plan.

The new ordinance made West Haven the 24th municipality in Connecticut to have an adopted plan for ha...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Rossi renews license as city expands DMV Express hours

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 18, 2018 — West Haven Chamber of Commerce examiner Nicole Criscio, right, expedites a verified driver’s license renewal for Mayor Nancy R. Rossi at West Haven City Hall’s DMV Express on Tuesday, Sept. 18, th...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Flu clinic on tap for Oct. 24 at Savin Rock Conference Center

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 18, 2018 — The Health Department will hold a flu clinic sponsored by the Orange Visiting Nurses Association for city residents from 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Savin Rock Conference Center, 6 Rock St.

The walk-in clin...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

City-Wide Open Studios showcasing art projects in city

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 18, 2018 — Artspace, the nerve center of New Haven’s contemporary arts scene, is pleased to announce the 21st year of City-Wide Open Studios with Wellbeing as its festival theme.

The single largest concentration of exhibiting artists stat...

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West Haven News
Posted on: September 17, 2018

City’s DMV Express opening more weekdays starting Sept. 18

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 17, 2018 — The state Department of Motor Vehicles announced today that starting Tuesday, Sept. 18, West Haven City Hall’s DMV Express will open more days each week for customers to get license and ID card renewals.

The...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Board to hear appeals on vehicle assessments Sept. 26

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 17, 2018 — The Board of Assessment Appeals will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the assessor’s office on the first floor of City Hall, 355 Main St., to hear appeals of motor vehicle assessments on the 2017 gr...

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West Haven News
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Land damaged by Sandy can be enrolled into easements

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 13, 2018 — The U.S. Agriculture Department is accepting a third round of applications from eligible landowners who want to sell the development rights of properties along Connecticut’s coastline that were damaged by T...

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West Haven News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Domenic’s cited for 40 years of pizzas and grinders

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 12, 2018 — Domenic’s Apizza owner Domenic Giannotti, center, receives a citation for 40 years in business from Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, third from left, on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 18 Ocean Ave.

Marking the occasion are, f...

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West Haven News
Posted on: September 10, 2018

UI’s Vegetation Management Program resumes Sept. 11

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 10, 2018 — The next phase of United Illuminating’s Vegetation Management Program will kick off Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Allingtown.

The five-year program, which began in 2014, is designed to reduce the amount of vegetatio...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 30, 2018

‘Boot’ program resumes Monday, Sept. 10

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 30, 2018 — City residents who are delinquent on their taxes are urged to pay their overdue taxes as soon as possible.

The “boot” program resumes Monday, Sept. 10, and those who are delinquent on their motor ve...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 30, 2018

New sidewalks on Savin Ave.

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 30, 2018 — An excavation crew from the city’s sidewalk contractor, Elm City Materials Inc. of Spring Street, repairs a section of sidewalk on Savin Avenue near Brown Street on Thursday, Aug. 23.

Citywide sidewalk repairs began in June. So ...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Amendola promoted to director of 911 center

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 30, 2018 — During a meeting Tuesday, Aug. 28, at City Hall, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, center, congratulates 911 dispatcher Jennifer A. Amendola on her promotion to director of the 911 Communications Center and outgoing Director Abe Colon on h...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

HerSoul Restaurant & Bar opens on Campbell Ave.

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 28, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, center, cuts the ribbon Tuesday, Aug. 28, with HerSoul owner Karen May to mark the ceremonial opening of the new soul food restaurant and bar at 93 Campbell Ave., formerly Peroles Restaurant &...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Marseglia celebrates 102nd birthday

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 28, 2018 — Helen Marseglia receives a mayoral citation in honor of her 102nd birthday from Lou Esposito, executive assistant to Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, during a celebration with friends and loved ones, including Marseglia&rsqu...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Scholarship winner

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 28, 2018 — Members of the late Susan Ruickoldt’s family, Doug “the Rake” Ruickoldt, left, and his son Douglas J. Ruickoldt, present a $2,000 check on behalf of the West Haven Breast Cancer Awareness...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes opens in The Atwood

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, center, cuts the ribbon Monday, Aug. 27, with franchise owner Prakash Wadhwani of Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes to mark the restaurant’s ceremonial opening at Route 1 and Atwood Place.

Joining the cele...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Pat Herbert marks a century

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PHOTO — Patricia “Pat” Herbert celebrates her 100th birthday with William Heffernan, president of the West Haven Community House board of directors, and Mayor Nancy R. Rossi during a reception Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Communi...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 20, 2018

New UNH police officer takes oath of office

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 20, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi swears in new University of New Haven police Officer Elisa Tuozzoli, with her daughter, Adriana, on Friday, Aug. 17, at City Hall.

Also attending the ceremony were Tuozzoli’s two sons; Ro...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 20, 2018

DPH issues mold education tips

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 20, 2018 — The warm, humid weather experienced by Connecticut residents every summer brings many enjoyable outdoor activities. The weather can also bring an increase in mold growth.

To protect your home from mold, read the state Department...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Rossi issues warning about illegal dumping

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PHOTO — The site of the alleged illegal dumping incident behind the former Nick’s Luncheonette at 423 First Ave. on Wednesday, Aug. 1. Police later arrested and charged an employee of a West Haven landscaping company with two counts of...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

RWA bringing advanced metering infrastructure to city

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 6, 2018 — About 13,000 Regional Water Authority customers in West Haven will have the water industry’s latest metering technology installed starting next month, joining the 50,000 customers in the RWA’s water district who have already rec...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Duckpin bowlers

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 6, 2018 — Connie Cappiello, white shirt, joins participants and counselors of the Washington Elementary School playground camp Thursday, July 26, at the Woodlawn Duckpin Bowling Alley, 240 Platt Ave.

The seventh annual duckpin bo...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Cositas Ricas brings Latin American flavor to downtown

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WEST HAVEN, Aug. 2, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, right, cuts the ribbon Sunday, July 29, with Cositas Ricas owner Pilar Garcia Leon to celebrate the ceremonial opening of the fruit and frozen beverage shop at 445 Campbell Ave.

Joined by friends a...

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West Haven News
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Residents must remove bulk trash from curb or face a fine

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WEST HAVEN, July 27, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and acting Public Works Commissioner Lou Esposito said Friday, July 27, that some residents are putting out bulk trash for pickup despite the city having canceled its August bulk pickup week.

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Blumenthal, Rossi discuss federal aid for city’s coastline

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PHOTO — During a news conference Friday morning, July 20, at the Savin Rock gazebo, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Mayor Nancy R. Rossi discuss how an upcoming Senate vote could bring “millions of dollars” in fede...

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West Haven News
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Bulk trash pickup suspended for August

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WEST HAVEN, July 19, 2018 — As part of the city’s ongoing efforts to cut costs, the bulk trash pickup slated for Aug. 6-10 has been suspended, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and acting Public Works Commissioner Lou Esposito said Thursday, July 1...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Statement from Mayor Nancy R. Rossi

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WEST HAVEN, July 19, 2018 — “We are pleased that our partner Dattco has stepped up to the plate and that senior bus service for medical appointments will be uninterrupted for Monday the 23rd of July. Unfortunately, the state oversight ...

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West Haven News
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Farmers market now open Thursdays, Saturdays on Green

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WEST HAVEN, July 12, 2018 — The Tony Inzero Farmers Market is open for its 19th season on the Green.

Through Oct. 27, the expanded marketplace at Main Street and Campbell Avenue features state farmers selling homegrown fruits and vegetables from ...

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West Haven News
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Vouchers available for farmers market

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WEST HAVEN, July 12, 2018 — Farmers market vouchers are available at the West Haven/Allingtown Senior Center, 201 Noble St.

To receive $18 in vouchers, the income limits for those at least 60 years old are $30,451 per year, or $2,537 per month, for a marri...

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West Haven News
Posted on: July 11, 2018

DPW working to pick up curbside compostable items

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WEST HAVEN, July 11, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and acting Public Works Commissioner Lou Esposito are asking for residents’ patience as city workers continue to pick up leaf bags and brush.

Rossi and Esposito said the weekly pickups ar...

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West Haven News
Posted on: July 3, 2018

2018 Fireworks Adbook

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My thanks go to everyone who supported this ad book. I know it was important to a great number of people that the 2018 fireworks go on as scheduled. With the purchase of these ads, donors are helping to defray the labor costs associated with the fireworks...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Timer-controlled locks installed in Old Grove bathrooms

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WEST HAVEN, June 28, 2018 — The timer-controlled locks for the bathrooms in Old Grove Park have been installed, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi announced Thursday, June 28.

Rossi said the bathrooms, which front the Savin Rock beach walk, will be open from 7 a.m. to 1...

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West Haven News
Posted on: June 25, 2018

USAlliance Financial relocates to The Atwood on Route 1

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WEST HAVEN, June 25, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi cuts the ceremonial ribbon Saturday, June 16, to celebrate the grand reopening of USAlliance Financial at 1 Atwood Place, off Route 1.

From left, USAlliance Branch Manager Loren Wells, Councilwoman...

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West Haven News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Mexican consul gen. meets with Rossi to forge partnership

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WEST HAVEN, June 15, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi presents Diego Gomez Pickering, consul general of Mexico to New York City, with a framed collage of pencil drawings of West Haven’s most recognizable icons and landmarks Friday afternoon, June 15, at City H...

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West Haven News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

High-end lighting showroom opens on Railroad Ave.

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WEST HAVEN, June 15, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, center, cuts the ceremonial ribbon Friday, June 15, to mark the grand opening of Your Lighting Source, “Connecticut’s premier lighting and home accessory showroom,” ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

West Haven joins Sustainable CT

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WEST HAVEN, June 14, 2018 — On May 29, the City Council voted to join Sustainable CT, an exciting new initiative to support Connecticut’s cities and towns.

The statewide initiative, created by towns for towns, includes a detailed menu o...

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West Haven News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Rossi calls on DOT to maintain train station property

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WEST HAVEN, June 13, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, with acting Public Works Commissioner Lou Esposito, right, points out an area of concern while discussing the landscaping and property maintenance of the West Haven train station with Assistant R...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Rossi presents 5-year recovery plan to MARB

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WEST HAVEN, June 11, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi presented a draft of the city’s five-year recovery plan to the state Municipal Accountability Review Board on Thursday, June 7, in Hartford.

The draft plan, which accounts for the city, W...

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West Haven News
Posted on: June 4, 2018

$3.9M grant announced for new Cove River tide gate system

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PHOTO — State Rep. Dorinda Borer, D-West Haven, speaks during a news conference Friday afternoon, June 1, at Sea Bluff Beach announcing $3.9 million in state funding for a new Cove River tide gate system to protect the tidal wetland, which abuts...

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West Haven News
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Digital copy of The Haven site plan now available

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WEST HAVEN, May 23, 2018 — A digital copy of the site plan for The Haven development is available for public review.

View the Site Plan.

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West Haven News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Simon and The Haven Group LLC commence entitlement process for The Haven luxury outlet center

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WEST HAVEN, May 22, 2018 — Simon Property Group and The Haven Group LLC applied on Monday evening, May 21, for site plan approval before the Department of Planning and Development at City Hall, the first entitlement step toward building The Have...

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West Haven News
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Rossi gives 1-year extension for resident beach stickers

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WEST HAVEN, May 15, 2018 — To better accommodate taxpayers, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi has extended the city’s 2016-18 beach parking permits through June 30, 2019.

The two-year stickers had been set to expire June 30.

The extension will save $...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Sandy Point named 11th best beach to visit in New England

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WEST HAVEN, May 10, 2018 — West Haven is home to one of the best beaches to visit in New England, according to Globe Magazine, published by The Boston Globe and Boston Globe Media.

West Haven, specifically the Sandy Point Beach & Bird Sanctua...

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West Haven News
Posted on: May 8, 2018

City property owners reminded to observe blight regulations

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WEST HAVEN, May 8, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi is reminding property owners to comply with the city’s blight regulations during the warmer months.

“We applaud the overwhelming majority of property owners who maintain their pro...

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West Haven News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

First Fisher House in Connecticut opens at VA Hospital

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PHOTO — Flanked by West Haven Fire Department Honor Guard member Lt. James McNulty, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, right, pauses during the national anthem at the dedication of the first Fisher House in Connecticut on Friday, May 4, at the West Haven Vet...

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West Haven News
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Rossi cancels Savin Rock Festival to save money

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WEST HAVEN, May 3, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi announced today that she is canceling the 2018 Savin Rock Festival, held annually in July, as a budget cost-saving measure.

The following statement is from Mayor Rossi:

“It is with sadness t...

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West Haven News
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Tree planting at City Hall dedicated in memory of Ed Silver

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and David Silver throw ceremonial shovels of dirt to dedicate the planting of a pink flowering dogwood in memory of Silver’s brother, former Silver’s Drug Shop owner Edward N. “Ed&rd...

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West Haven News
Posted on: April 26, 2018

Health Department publishes monthly newsletter

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WEST HAVEN, April 26, 2018 — The Health Department has published the first issue of its monthly public health newsletter, Health Notes.

Read the Health Notes Newsletter.

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West Haven News
Posted on: April 23, 2018

Stewart’s opens state’s first All American Grill on Sawmill Rd.

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WEST HAVEN, April 23, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi cuts the ribbon Monday, April 23, with Stewart’s All American President Jim LaGanke, third from right, to celebrate the ceremonial opening of Stewart’s All American Grill at 3...

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West Haven News
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Chiquita Queen opens in royal fashion on Sawmill Rd.

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WEST HAVEN, April 13, 2018 — Louis P. Esposito Jr., executive assistant to Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, cuts the ribbon Friday, April 13, with Chiquita Queen owner Martha Lojano, accompanied by her son Kenny Buestan, to mark the ceremonial opening of the new Ecu...

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West Haven News
Posted on: March 28, 2018

State’s first DMV Express opens in West Haven City Hall

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PHOTO — Officials from the city, state and West Haven Chamber of Commerce celebrate the opening of Connecticut’s first DMV Express — a Department of Motor Vehicles license and ID card renewal center — in West Haven ...

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West Haven News
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Watch St. Patrick’s Day 2018 on city’s YouTube channel

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WEST HAVEN, March 20, 2018 — Watch West Haven’s 27th annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration honoring Irishman of the Year Coleman William Walsh Jr. on the city’s official YouTube channel.

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West Haven News
Posted on: March 16, 2018

City toasts Coleman W. Walsh Jr. as Irishman of the Year

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PHOTO — Joined by Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, Irishman of the Year Coleman William Walsh Jr. pulls off the shroud revealing the Kelly green street sign designating the Campbell Avenue side of City Hall “Coleman W. Walsh Jr. Square”...

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West Haven News
Posted on: March 16, 2018

FY2018-19 budget available for download

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WEST HAVEN, March 16, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi unveiled her fiscal year 2018-19 recommended budget to the City Council on Thursday night, March 15. To download or view the budget, please visit the following link: FY2018-19 Recommended Operati...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Rossi cites O’Brien as Elks Irishman of the Year

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WEST HAVEN, March 12, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi presents a citation to former Mayor Ed O’Brien recognizing his selection as the West Haven Elks Lodge’s Irishman of the Year during a ceremony Saturday night, March 10, at Lodge 1537, 265 Main St. O’Brien ...

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West Haven News
Posted on: March 9, 2018

Clarification issued for Tax Collector’s Demand Notice

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WEST HAVEN, March 9, 2018 — A Tax Collector’s Demand is a delinquent notice informing a taxpayer that as of a given date, the tax office’s records indicate that past-due taxes are owed.

Interest charges on the statement are ca...

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West Haven News
Posted on: March 7, 2018

City of West Haven 2017 Annual Stormwater Quality Report and 2017 Stormwater Management Plan

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WEST HAVEN, March 7, 2018 — On July 1, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection adopted revised stormwater quality regulations, known as MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Sy...

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West Haven News
Posted on: March 6, 2018

Black Balloon Day calls attention to opioid addiction

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PHOTO — Flanked by black balloons, the Rev. Kathryn King, pastor of the First Congregational Church of West Haven, leads, from left, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, former City Council Chairman Nicholas A. Pascale, state Rep. Charles J. Ferraro, R-West Haven, mayor...

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West Haven News
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Telling tales

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WEST HAVEN, March 5, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi reads to preschoolers during Read Across America Day at the West Haven Community House preschool Head Start program Friday, March 2.

More than 150 books were donated to the program by Read To Grow ...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Cultural event celebrates West Haven’s black heritage

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PHOTO — Moses and Roberta Douglas, West Haven’s African-American Citizens of the Year, receive a citation from Mayor Nancy R. Rossi during the 22nd annual Black Heritage Celebration Wednesday morning, Feb. 28, at City Hall. The cultura...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 22, 2018

Free CCM prescription discount cards available

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 22, 2018 — The City of West Haven Prescription Discount Card is available for uninsured and underinsured residents, as well as their pets, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi said.

Rossi said the free card, which reduces prescription medication...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Active shooter situation discussed with city leaders

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 21, 2018 — Police Chief John Karajanis Jr. discusses an active shooter situation with city leaders, including Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, fire chiefs, police brass, and emergency management, 911 and school officials, on Wednesday morning, Feb. ...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Working for a better West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 8, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, center, is joined by, from left, state Rep. Charles J. Ferraro, R-West Haven, mayoral Executive Assistant Louis P. Esposito Jr., and state Reps. Dorinda Borer and Michael A. DiMassa, D-West Haven,...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 7, 2018

Ye Olde Barber Shoppe celebrates 50 years of haircuts

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 7, 2018 — Ye Olde Barber Shoppe owner Joseph Libero receives a citation for 50 years in business from Mayor Nancy R. Rossi on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 356 Campbell Ave.

Joining the celebration are friends and patrons of Libero, from...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Ribbon-cutting marks opening of The Spot Bar and Grill

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 2, 2018 — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, holding a pair of oversize scissors, cuts the ceremonial ribbon Friday, Feb. 2, with Russell Rivera and Lonnie Edwards, owners of The Spot Bar and Grill, to mark the restaurant’s grand o...

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West Haven News
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Temporary road closures take effect in Water St. area

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 22, 2018 — The city temporarily closed Richards Place and Center Street between First Avenue and Water Street on Monday, Jan. 22, to help curb illegal dumping and vagrancy in the area, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi said.

Most of the resid...

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West Haven News
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Rossi appoints economic development director

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi welcomes the appointment of new Planning and Development Commissioner Fred A. Messore on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 16, at City Hall. Messore, a native of West Haven, is senior vice president of Colonial Properties Inc....

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West Haven News
Posted on: January 16, 2018

175 ‘plungers’ brave icy L.I. Sound to aid breast cancer fight

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 16, 2018 — About 175 intrepid participants dash in and out of the 34-degree water of Long Island Sound during the 18th annual Icy Plunge for the Cure benefit Saturday morning, Jan. 13, at Savin Rock Beach.

As pledges continue to ...

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West Haven News
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Garage owner donates emission testing for city vehicles

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi shakes hands with Chuck Zentarski on Wednesday morning, Jan. 3, at City Hall. Zentarski, who owns Chuck’s Garage at 52 Hood Terrace, is giving back to the city by performing the emission testing for free on...

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West Haven News
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Pearl Harbor remembered at solemn Bradley Pt. ceremony

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi delivers remarks Thursday, Dec. 7, during the city’s observance of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at the William A. Soderman Memorial Flagpole on the Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park. (City Photo/...

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West Haven News
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Iannucci Hendricks feted as West Haven’s Italian of the Year

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PHOTO — Grace Iannucci Hendricks receives a jacket embroidered with her new title, Italian-American of the Year, and a citation from Mayor Edward M. O’Brien at West Haven’s 19th annual Columbus Day Celebration on the steps of...

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West Haven News
Posted on: October 2, 2017

YNH Health announces plans for developing Rte. 34 property

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 2, 2017 — Yale New Haven Health formally announced plans Monday, Oct. 2, for developing the Route 34 property it purchased in August for its future Yale New Haven Health Regional Operations Center.

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Columbus Day event set for 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, on steps of City Hall

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WEST HAVEN, May 21, 2018 — The West Haven Columbus Day Committee will present its Italian-American of the Year award at the city’s 20th annual Columbus Day Celebration.

The honor is bestowed each year on an Italian resident, or couple, who epitomizes servi...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

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

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PHOTO — The Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park. (City Photo/Michael P. Walsh, File)

WEST HAVEN, June 28, 2018 — The city and the West Haven Veterans Council will hold a Veterans Day tribute at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, on th...

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What's Going On in West Haven
Posted on: September 5, 2018

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

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 5, 2018 — The West Haven Veterans Council will hold an observance of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the William A. Soderman Memorial Flagpole on the Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park.

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