WEST HAVEN >> The city’s long-delayed annual audit for last fiscal year still isn’t completely done, but officials know enough to report that West Haven ran a $2.5 million operating deficit and, once all was accounted for, added $500,000 to its cumulative
WEST HAVEN >> Residents of the Allingtown Fire District came out in force this week to tell the City Council that a tax increase of nearly 1 1/2 mills on top of past tax increases is not acceptable — and they don’t feel that the Allingtown section gets the same
services as other parts of the city.
WEST HAVEN >> Democratic mayoral candidate Nancy Rossi expressed her disappointment Tuesday at the City Council’s failure to muster enough votes last week to approve an investigation of circumstances surrounding last summer’s installation of cameras at West Haven High School.Read more
WEST HAVEN >> Eighty-five people came out to the Bailey Middle School auditorium Monday night for the City Council’s public hearing on Mayor Ed O’Brien’s $162.77 million recommended budget for fiscal 2017-2018, with speakers calling for more money for education and the public library, as well as tighter fiscal discipline and greater state support.Read more
WEST HAVEN >> Former City Council Finance Chairwoman Nancy Rossi, who just this month announced plans to challengeMayor Ed O’Brien next year, already is blasting O’Brien for his handling of the city’s finances in the wake of news that Moody’s Investors Service downgraded West Haven’s bond rating.Read more