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The outsde of the church of the Holy Spirit, were members of District One vote, Nov. 1, West Haven.

West Haven residents go vote under cloudy skies and cold weather

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor November 9, 2021

Perspective Despite dark clouds looming over the city and the cold weather, citizens of West Haven still showed up to vote during election day on Nov. 2. At the District One polling location, the...

Mayor Rossi narrowly wins West Haven mayoral election, spurring recount

Mayor Rossi narrowly wins West Haven mayoral election, spurring recount

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor November 3, 2021

West Haven, Conn.—On Tuesday, West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi was re-elected for a third term as mayor, narrowly beating Republican opponent Barry Lee Cohen by 24 votes. Rossi's win was declared shortly...

Members of the tennis team hand out candy to a child outside of the Charger Gymnasium, Oct. 29, West Haven

SAAC hosts trunk or treat for children in West Haven area

Kayla Mutchler, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2021

Halloween came early at the University of New Haven as children from the West Haven area dressed as superheroes, mermaids, unicorns, cats, angels and more filled the outside of the Charger Gymnasium on...

A view from Sleepy Giant State Park, April 27, 2018, Hamden.

Take these fall trips near West Haven

Kayla Mutchler, Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2021

It’s fall in New England, and if you’ve been here for a while, you know that it offers some beautiful and entertaining sights. With Halloween less than a week away, it’s the perfect time to cram...

State Rep. Michael DiMassa arrested, accused of stealing West Haven COVID-19 relief funds

State Rep. Michael DiMassa arrested, accused of stealing West Haven COVID-19 relief funds

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor October 22, 2021

On Oct. 20, State Representative Michael DiMassa (D–New Haven, West Haven) was arrested after a nearly two-week-long FBI investigation into the possible misuse of COVID-19 relief funds. DiMassa is...

A student runs across an inflatable s at at Family Day, West Haven, Sept. 25, 2021

Blue and Gold is proudly represented on campus during Family Day

Elisa D'Egidio, Student Life Editor September 28, 2021

The University of New Haven beamed in blue and gold as family and friends of the Charger Nation gathered together to participate in this year's Family Day on Sept. 25. The festival reached registration...

West Haven Experiences Unsafe Air Quality

West Haven Experiences Unsafe Air Quality

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2019

Air quality is not often thought about in West Haven, but earlier this month, on Feb. 4, the region experienced an air quality deemed “unhealthy air quality for sensitive groups,” according to the...

St. Pauls church closed in 2016 and merged with three other local parishes.

University Purchases St. Paul’s Church

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor February 6, 2019

The University of New Haven has purchased St. Paul’s Catholic Church on First Avenue in West Haven, Conn. The university has had a relationship with the church for almost a decade, and is now expanding...

Two Communities Celebrate WestFest

Two Communities Celebrate WestFest

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor September 11, 2018

The city of West Haven, in conjunction with the University of New Haven, hosted its annual celebration WestFest on Saturday, Sept. 8 on the town green. The festival, which ran from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.,...

Breast Cancer Walk Makes Strides New Haven

Breast Cancer Walk Makes Strides New Haven

Chazz Mair, Staff Writer October 16, 2017

The American Cancer Society (ACS) hosted a Breast Cancer awareness walk in Lightpoint Park this past Sunday. Following the walk was a short ceremony in which survivors and their relatives shared their...

UNH and West Haven Joined Together for WestFest

Alyssa MacKinnon September 2, 2015

WestFest, a huge community festival in West Haven, brought hundreds of University of New Haven students and West Haven residents together on Aug. 27 for a day of fun activities and events in the West Haven...

WestFest to Bring UNH and West Haven Together

Ben Atwater August 26, 2015

WestFest is an upcoming community festival in West Haven co-sponsored by the UNH Mayor’s Advisory Commission, the Office of Mayor Edward O’Brien, the University of New Haven, UNH Welcome Week, and...

A new future for West Haven

Ben Atwater April 1, 2015

Following in the ever progressing trend of the University of New Haven, a new commission of students has been formed to further the relationship between West Haven and UNH. Titled the “Advisory...

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