The beginning of the new fiscal year brought along with an increase in the cost to homeowners looking to sell their properties. As of July 1, the city doubled its conveyance tax levy from .25 percent per thousand dollars of sale price, to .50 … [Read more...] about City doubles conveyance tax in new fiscal year
Planning & Zoning Commissioner Steven R. Mullins has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for mayor. Mullins filed his candidacy with Town and City Clerk Patricia Horvath on Thursday. He will now faceoff against the party’s … [Read more...] about Mullins announces candidacy for mayor
Last week, former Mayor Edward M. O’Brien announced that he will forgo the primary, and instead will run for mayor of West Haven in the general election, Nov. 2. “After months of speaking with city residents and more importantly, listening, … [Read more...] about O’Brien to forego Democratic primary
By Michael P. Walsh Special to the Voice Local party rock bands Mean Carlene and Shameless will headline the Centennial Savin Rock Festival in Old Grove Park on July 30-31, respectively. The two-day festival, presented by the City … [Read more...] about Savin Rock Festival returns!
By Michael P. Walsh Special to the Voice Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, City Clerk Patricia C. Horvath and West Haven Child Development Center Executive Director Patrice Farquharson revealed West Haven’s new centennial diaper bags at City Hall on … [Read more...] about Centennial babies will get a free gift
By Michael P. Walsh Special to the Voice Mayor Nancy R. Rossi fittingly issued a proclamation declaring Juneteenth in West Haven on June 19 during the city’s first Juneteenth celebration in Allingtown’s Brent Watt Park. The … [Read more...] about City celebrates ‘Juneteenth’ holiday
Pop Rocks open celebration By Michael P. Walsh Special to the Voice Westies young and old, many donning blue and white, gathered in Old Grove Park to help their beloved West Haven blow out the figurative candles on its 100th birthday … [Read more...] about Centennial kicks off!
The West Haven Centennial Concert Series will continue July 9 with Rubber City, “one of Connecticut’s premier concert, party and club bands.” The two-hour concert is set for 7 p.m. in Old Grove Park. The rain date is July 12. On July … [Read more...] about Concert series begins July 9
By Michael P. Walsh Special to the Voice Washington Elementary School has been named on the priority list for a new school and is expected to receive $24 million in state funding for the project, state Rep. Dorinda Borer and Mayor Nancy R. … [Read more...] about Designation prioritizes replacement of the city’s oldest school structure
By Nevaeh Lugo Arts Editor, the Rostrum Ed. Note: The following was sent to the Voice with a request it be published as a feature. Senior Aianna Thomas has published a book of poetry, “No Rain No Flowers,” on the online shopping … [Read more...] about WHHS grad publishes poetry anthology