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10/14/2021

Soccer teams compete in annual WHIT

On Columbus Day weekend, the West Haven Youth Soccer League hosted the annual tournament, the West Haven Invitational Tournament, or WHIT. Besides a weekend of good soccer and sportsmanship, the tournament also raises money for Breast Cancer Awareness and, all of the West Haven teams wear pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.   The West READ MORE.
10/14/2021

Around Town

Garden Club plans monthly meeting The West Haven Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 18, at Ora Mason Library, 260 Benham Hill Road, at noon. Members will bring their lunch and the program will be presenter, Jo-Ann Lister, making Halloween centerpieces for the members to make. Newcomers are always welcome to READ MORE.
10/14/2021

Fed probe of COVID expenditures rocks city

A raid on City Hall Friday and calls for a forensic audit into the expenditure of federal COVID-19 relief funds, reverberated through West Haven, with federal, state and city agencies collaborating in a joint probe. Mayor Nancy N. Rossi ended days of speculation and rumor with the announcement of the investigation in a YouTube announcement. READ MORE.
10/14/2021

Plant restoration project begun

After consulting with the New Haven office of Save the Sound and the Land Trust of West Haven Inc., the city launched the first of a three-phase project Oct. 6 to restore the beachfront parcels along the boardwalk that were previously overrun by invasive plant species. The project will unfold over the next two years READ MORE.
10/14/2021

Veterans’ groups honor Granfield

During a brief ceremony aboard the Black Mariah, Captain Kathy Granfield was awarded a plaque designating her non-profit program, Veteran Angler Charters, as a Purple Heart Trail member.  The award was presented by Major Dan Eddinger, CT Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and National Coordinator for the Purple Heart Trail; the Purple READ MORE.
10/14/2021

Mite B squad back on the ice vs. Darien

The West Haven Mite B team was back in action this weekend. On Saturday, the Westies faced a determined Dairen 8U team. The Mite B offense was led by Keegan Jackson and Santino Martin. The Mite B’s fought hard to limit scoring opportunities by Darien with strong defensive play by Austin Picard and Finn Mclaughlin. On READ MORE.
10/13/2021

Arm Taiwan to the teeth

By Rich Lowry Syndicated Columnist We warned China to stop its incursions into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone — and the Chinese responded by flying even more aircraft into the zone. The 56 Chinese flights last Monday brought the total for October to 149, already the year’s highest monthly total. The flights have been steadily READ MORE.
10/13/2021

Liscio is ‘Primo Italiano’

By Michael P. Walsh Special to the Voice Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and the West Haven Italian Heritage Committee will honor the city’s “primo italiano” at the 22nd Italian Heritage Celebration. Westies Care founder and President Phil Liscio, who has strong ties to the city’s Italian-American community and is well known for feeding the less READ MORE.
10/13/2021

Editorial

Hail Columbus and West! (Trigger Warning: For those ill-educated and emotionally immature, do not read the following) Monday was Columbus Day – not indigenous people’s day, or some other non-descript “woke” nonsense, but Columbus Day. Hail Columbus! Christopher Columbus, explorer, privateer, complex individual was a man of his time, the good and the bad. That READ MORE.
10/13/2021

Historical Society plans annual Graveyard Tours

The West Haven Historical Society will hold its traditional Halloween Graveyard Lantern Tour on Saturday evening, Oct. 23.  The begins at 5 and end at 7:30. Cost is $5 adults $2 for children 12 and under.  Attendees must first meet at the Poli House lawn,  686 Savin Ave., across from the Green and proceed in groups of 15-20 people over to READ MORE.
10/13/2021

Officials tour city’s Hispanic businesses

By MICHAEL P. WALSH Public Relations Information Coordinator WEST HAVEN, Oct. 8, 2021 – In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz and Mayor Nancy R. Rossi toured three Hispanic-owned businesses in West Haven on Oct. 1. Bysiewicz and Rossi, who was joined by Executive Assistant Louis P. Esposito Jr. and City Clerk READ MORE.

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