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Local News for West Haven, Connecticut

09/02/2020

Assessor closes outdoor window at City Hall

By Michael P. Walsh Special to the Voice The assessor’s office closed its window service Monday to allow staff to meet program deadlines. Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and Assessor Ann Marie Gradoia said the office will continue servicing residents Monday through Thursday by appointment only, thanks to City Hall’s reopening to the public Aug. 5 READ MORE.
09/02/2020

Southworth condemns ‘dark’money’ polling

Mike Southworth, the Republican candidate for State Senate in the 14th District said on Monday that he has received concerned phone calls about a poll being conducted in the district on the race between himself and Sen. James Maroney. “I started to receive calls from residents concerned that the poll wasn’t accurate, didn’t detail any READ MORE.
09/02/2020

Pop Warner league opts out of fall season

The West Haven Seahawks of the Southern Connecticut Pop Warner League may have to wait until the spring of next year to hit the field. The league announced last week it is suspending operations this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The league, which operates teams in New Haven and Fairfield Counties, had been watching READ MORE.
09/02/2020

Historian’s Corner

By Dan Carlin Voice Columnist The Armstrong Rubber Company Part III  By 1950, James Walsh, Jr. was the manager of the West Haven Plant, one of three Armstrong facilities.  He had grown up across the street from the Armstrong factory, and had been in and out of it since he was five.  The Armstrong facility READ MORE.
09/02/2020

WHFT memo looks to set COVID rules

With the beginning of school just days away, the bargaining unit for city teachers has sent a “Memorandum of Agreement” to the Board of Education and Superintendent to hammer out concerns posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The memo was delivered to the board and Superintendent Neil C. Cavallaro last week, and is currently being scrutinized READ MORE.
09/02/2020

City schools slated to open Tuesday

Classes for the West Haven Public Schools 2020-2021 school year will begin on Tuesday Sept 8. All schools will be operating on a shortened-day schedule with breakfast and lunch sent home with students each day. All students are required to wear a mask at all times unless on a designated mask break. Schools have rearranged READ MORE.

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