Olde West Haven: 1894 This week your Historian defers once again to the late Harriet C. North, who is warmly remembered as West Haven’s City Historian. The following is from a newspaper column called “Olde West Haven,” that she wrote in … [Read more...] about Historian’s corner
Democratic mayoral candidate Nancy Rossi has blamed Mayor Ed O’Brien for costing the taxpayers of West Haven more than $9 million because he chose to play politics with the West Haven High School construction project. Her charge came in a press … [Read more...] about O’Brien-Rossi debate WHHS costs
I have received a letter from Superintendent Neil Cavallaro dated June 14 in which he orders me to “cease and desist from any further direct or indirect communications with board [of education] members,” because they “will eventually sit in a … [Read more...] about Letters
Cheered on by enthusiastic supporters, Mayor Edward M. O’Brien officially kicked off his 2017 re-election campaign with a gala opening of his headquarters. June 14 O’Brien opened 397 Campbell Avenue; the event was standing room only in a strong … [Read more...] about O’Brien opens campaign headquarters
School is out. That means youngsters will be outdoors more. It also means some of that outdoor activity might be in the streets and sidewalks of the city. Motorists should be extra careful as the summer holiday progresses. Children are not the most … [Read more...] about School’s out! Be careful!
By Rich Lowry Syndicated Columnist With the left feverishly attempting to squash unwelcome speech on college campuses, with the president of the United States musing about tightening libel laws, with prominent liberals asserting that so-called … [Read more...] about ‘Hate speech’ is speech!
Though the O’Brien administration is loath to admit it, we suspect it has the same fears that were expressed recently by Democratic challenge candidate Nancy Rossi, regarding the deficit-reduction bond. The City Council is considering a request by … [Read more...] about Editorial
Dear Eleanore Turkington: I ride my bike on the boardwalk, from Chick’s to Bradley Point, usually about four times a week. I can’t stand the people who do not listen to the markings on the sidewalk and walk all over the place. When I ride by them … [Read more...] about Gripe Vine
Well honeybunch, things are getting back to normal in this office after our esteemed editor (I hafta call him that) got back from St. Paul in the State of Minnesota. What a difference. Weather out there was in the 60s and mid-70s on the woist day, … [Read more...] about Dear Felicia
By Michael P. Walsh Special to the Voice All city tax bills have been mailed and are payable in two installments: July and January. Tax Collector Eric Murillo said motor vehicle bills were mailed on Friday with an insert stating: “The … [Read more...] about City tax bills payable in 2 installments