Eliminating car tax could prove problematic to municipalities

Eliminating car tax could prove problematic to municipalities

The latest state budget proposal that legislators announced last week is still shrouded in mystery, but one element of it that has become public is its intention to eliminate the motor vehicle tax in the fiscal year 2018-2019. While that may have some car owners cheering, it could have serious consequences for homeowners, whose property […]

Hamden firefighter injured at call on Newton Street

Hamden firefighter injured at call on Newton Street

HAMDEN – A Hamden firefighter was injured Thursday while fighting a fire on Newton Street. The Hamden Fire Department got a report of a structure fire at 23 Newton St. Thursday about 1:30 p.m., according to Deputy Fire Chief Gary Merwede. “Central Communications was notified by a single 911 caller that flames were showing from the […]

Leng, Hamid face off at Dunbar Hill Civic Association meeting

Leng, Hamid face off at Dunbar Hill Civic Association meeting

HAMDEN – Taxes are clearly on the minds of town residents, as evidenced by the questions asked Monday night of the two men who want to be Hamden’s mayor for the next two years. Incumbent Democratic Mayor Curt Balzano Leng and Republican challenger Salman Hamid were the featured guests at the Dunbar Hill Civic Association’s […]

Hamden Police investigating Friday shooting

Hamden Police investigating Friday shooting

HAMDEN – Police are investigating the shooting of a town resident Friday night on Dixwell Avenue. The incident happened at about 9:15 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of Dixwell Avenue in southern Hamden, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. “A preliminary investigation revealed that a 26-year-old Hamden resident was shot in the […]

League of Women Voters hosts Hamden, North Haven debates

League of Women Voters hosts Hamden, North Haven debates

The League of Women Voters of Hamden and North Haven will host two candidate forums this month to give residents the opportunity to hear from the people running for local offices. North Haven’s First and Second Selectman candidates Republicans Michael Freda and William Pieper and Democrats Alan Sturtz and Sally Buemi will take part in […]