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Posted on: February 16, 2024

West Haven couples wed 50 years honored at 34th annual Valentine’s Day party

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PHOTO — West Haven Mayor Dorinda Borer, center, presents a citation to the city’s oldest married couple, Walter and Myrna Clinton, at West Haven’s 34th annual Valentine’s Day party at the Johnson Community Center on...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

New grocery store, La Antillana, opens in historic downtown West Haven building

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PHOTO — La Antillana Meat & Produce owner Eduard Tejeda cuts the ribbon with West Haven Mayor Dorinda Borer, center, and his business partner, Nelson Chalas, behind Borer, to celebrate the grand opening of the Latin American grocery store Th...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

West Haven sanitary sewer system report available for public review, comment

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 15, 2024 — The 2023 annual report for the city’s Municipal Separate Sanitary and Stormwater System is available for public review and comment.

The report can be viewed at MS4 or in the engineering office on the third flo...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Borer officiates Valentine’s Day wedding

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 14, 2024 — (Pictured): Mayor and longtime Justice of the Peace Dorinda Borer, holding a marriage certificate, officiates the marriage of Christine Gonda and Mickey Kross in the Harriet C. North Community Room at City Hall on Wed...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Borer requires all city employees to attend ethics training

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PHOTO — West Haven Mayor Dorinda Borer, center, welcomes city employees to an interactive training session on the West Haven Code of Ethics and other governmental ethics best practices led by Executive Director Peter Lewandowski of the Office of...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 14, 2015

Happy 100th birthday, Helen Norman!

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 9, 2024 — (Pictured): City resident Helen Norman receives a citation in honor of her 100th birthday from Mayor Dorinda Borer during a celebration with family and friends at Apple Rehab West Haven on Friday, Feb. 9.

With them are,...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 14, 2015

West Haven FD promotes two career firefighters, swears in recruit firefighter

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PHOTO — West Haven Mayor Dorinda Borer, center, joins members of the West Haven Fire Department of the First Fire Taxation District during a promotional and swearing-in ceremony at fire headquarters Wednesday night, Feb. 7. From left, Deputy Chi...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Rick Fontana sworn in as West Haven’s new emergency management director

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PHOTO — West Haven Mayor Dorinda Borer swears in new Emergency Management Director Rick Fontana at City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 6. (City Photo)

WEST HAVEN, Feb. 8, 2024 — Mayor Dorinda Borer on Tuesday, Feb. 6, swore in Rick Fontana as th...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

West Haven Public Library relaunches bookmobile, mobile services

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PHOTO — Officials relaunch the West Haven Public Library’s bookmobile and mobile services in the parking lot of the West Haven Community House on Monday, Feb. 5. From left, State Librarian Deborah Schander, West Haven Public Library Ex...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Tax relief programs for elderly, disabled homeowners offered in West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Feb. 1, 2024 — 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 2023 taxable and unta...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Borer brings ‘Conversation & Connection’ series to Haley Elementary School

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PHOTO — West Haven Mayor Dorinda Borer, right, answers questions from 9th District residents in the Haley Elementary School cafeteria Tuesday night, Jan. 30, as part of her “Conversation & Connection” series. (City Photo/...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Borer calls for regulation to snuff out new smoke shops in West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 30, 2024 — Mayor Dorinda Borer is calling for a six-month moratorium on new smoke shops in the city.

In a Jan. 22 memo to Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Christopher M. Suggs and Assistant City Planner Cathy Conniff, Bore...

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

$14K gift continues funding for breast cancer scholarship for 21 years

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 29, 2024 — (Pictured, from left): Mayor Dorinda Borer joins Doug “the Rake” Ruickoldt to present a $14,000 check on behalf of the West Haven Breast Cancer Awareness Program to West Haven High School Principal...

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

Taxes due now in West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 26, 2024 — 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, per st...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

S&P raises West Haven’s bond rating to BBB+, assigns ‘positive’ outlook

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 25, 2024 — S&P Global on Wednesday, Jan. 24, raised its long-term credit rating to BBB+ from BBB on the city’s general obligation bonds while assigning a “positive” outlook, Mayor Dorinda Borer ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Borer announces ‘long-overdue’ changes to West Haven Building Department

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 22, 2024 — Mayor Dorinda Borer has announced a long-overdue revamp of the Building Department to modernize operations and “change the way the city does business.”

Effective immediately, Borer said the departme...

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Posted on: January 17, 2024

New Haven Bank opens branch in downtown West Haven

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PHOTO — From left, West Haven state Rep. Treneé McGee, New Haven Bank board of directors Chairperson Rolan Joni Young and West Haven Mayor Dorinda Borer help bank President and CEO Maureen A. Frank cut the ribbon to celebrate the gran...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Borer improving communication across city government

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PHOTO — West Haven Mayor Dorinda Borer, left, meets with officials of the city’s three fire departments during their first monthly meeting at City Hall on Monday, Jan. 8. Borer organized the inaugural meeting “to bring togeth...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Jimmies files appeal against city, brewery developer

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 8, 2024 — The owners of a seafood restaurant on the West Haven shoreline have filed an appeal against the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission and Rock Street Brewery LLC, the developer of a taproom proposed by New En...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Blumenthal calls for safety standard for space heaters at AFD news conference

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 3, 2024 — (Pictured, from left): U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal with Chief Michael R. Terenzio and Deputy Chief Michael T. Esposito of the City of West Haven Fire Department Allingtown at a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 3, to ca...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

2024 schedule announced for bulk trash pickup, e-waste drop-off in West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 3, 2024 — The 2024 bulk trash pickup weeks are April 22-26 and Sept. 16-20.

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. Violation...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

West Haven DPW issues reminders about Christmas trees, holiday trash pickup

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WEST HAVEN, Jan. 3, 2024 — The Department of Public Works 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 tangle...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

West Haven Vietnam vets sought for new area of memorial

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 21, 2023 — Current and former city residents who served in the Vietnam War are sought by the West Haven Vietnam Memorial Inc. Committee to have their names inscribed on a new section of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Bradley P...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Allingtown Fire Department swears in first female career firefighter in 116 years

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PHOTO — New City of West Haven Fire Department Allingtown firefighter/EMT Samantha Trayer, left, shakes hands with Allingtown Board of Fire Commissioners Chairwoman Iris Diaz after being sworn in by Diaz at Minor Park Station in West Haven on Tu...

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

Allure Official brings affordable high-end fashion to downtown West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 12, 2023 — (Pictured): Allure Official owner Monya Harris cuts the ribbon with Mayor Dorinda Borer, center left, to celebrate the clothing shop’s grand opening at 431 Campbell Ave. on Tuesday, Dec. 12.

Shown with them are, from left, Harri...

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

Borer holds inaugural department head meeting at City Hall

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 11, 2023 — (Pictured): Mayor Dorinda Borer, joined by chief of staff Rick Spreyer, speaks with more than two dozen city, fire and school officials during Borer’s inaugural department head meeting in the Harriet C. Nort...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

Borer announces personnel changes at City Hall

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 7, 2023 — Mayor Dorinda Borer has announced a number of personnel changes at City Hall, including two key selections to her Cabinet.

Borer on Monday morning, Dec. 4, appointed attorney Paul J. Dorsi as the city’s corpor...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

Pearl Harbor remembered at solemn Bradley Point tribute

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PHOTO — West Haven City Clerk John W. Lewis reads prepared remarks on behalf of Mayor Dorinda Borer commemorating Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and the 82nd anniversary of Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor during an observance on ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Borer ushers in new era at City Hall

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 5, 2023 — (Pictured): Mayor Dorinda Borer opens the front door to City Hall on Main Street for fellow Westies Dalky Morfe and her daughter, Mia, 3, on Monday morning, Dec. 4.

Less than 24 hours earlier, Borer was administered the...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

‘A Bridge Forward’: Borer sworn in as West Haven’s 13th and 2nd female mayor

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PHOTO — Dorinda Borer, accompanied by son Drew Borer, 22, right, shakes hands with state Attorney General William Tong after being sworn in as West Haven’s second female mayor during an inauguration of elected city officials in the Wes...

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Posted on: November 3, 2023

Smoke testing, stormwater mapping underway in city areas

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WEST HAVEN, Nov. 3, 2023 — CDM Smith of East Hartford and Martinez Couch & Associates LLC of Rocky Hill have been contracted by West Haven to conduct a sewer system study for locating sources of stormwater inflow to the city’s sani...

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Posted on: October 23, 2023

GEI Consultants chosen for Boardwalk Eco-Restoration

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PHOTO — Members of the West Haven Shoreline Restoration Committee and officials of GEI Consultants Inc. of Glastonbury conduct a site visit at the West Haven Boardwalk Resilience and Eco-Restoration Project on Monday, Oct. 23. From left, project...

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Posted on: September 19, 2023

19-month poster display at City Hall chronicles Vietnam War

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PHOTO — West Haven Vietnam Veterans and the city are presenting a 19-month poster display on the Vietnam War at City Hall, beginning this month. The poster series, “A Learning Experience,” will chronicle nearly every aspect o...

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