Members of the Municipal Accountability Review Board said West Haven’s purchase of a car for the mayor flouted financial rules.
Robert Bruneau, a West Haven councilman and fire commissioner, signed off on payments to Bruneau’s Garage, a company owned by his family.
A number of projects are underway to solve the food waste problem, which many say is the linchpin to Connecticut’s waste disposal crisis.
West Haven Mayor Nancy Rossi said payments of more than $182,000 to two women — one of whom Michael DiMassa married — are ‘fraud’
Officials are preparing to audit how Connecticut’s 169 towns and cities spent roughly $60 million in federal COVID relief funding.
West Haven officials spent COVID relief funds on a marching band for the city’s Memorial Day parade documents show.
Auditors are to review overtime-related pay that went to several West Haven officials as part of an ongoing investigation.
DiMassa’s resignation comes less than a week after he was indicted for allegedly stealing federal relief money.
Documents show how Michael DiMassa, a state lawmaker, allegedly funneled over $636,000 to an alleged shell company he created.
The mayor said an audit identified problems with how the municipality managed $1.2 million it received through the CARES Act.
Stamford Mayor David Martin and Hamden Mayor Curt Long lost Democratic primaries Tuesday to Caroline Simmons and Lauren Garrett.
Harris said Connecticut adopted education policies that are “very progressive, courageous and innovative.”
More than six years after Irene, five years after Sandy, and tens of millions of dollars later, Connecticut’s shoreline communities have been slow to embrace resiliency and now look much as they did before the storms hit. But there are exceptions.
Thousands of Connecticut homes have been repeatedly damaged by flooding due to storms. costing the government millions in insurance claims. The losses are now causing some to question the wisdom of policies that encourage rebuilding. They say that with climate change, those properties will grow more vulnerable and money would be better spent moving people out. So far, however, few homeowners are interested.
Alex Felson, a landscape architect and urban ecologist at Yale, has found an opportunity to address climate and community issues on the battered, flooded and otherwise jeopardized Connecticut shoreline.