New Haven Independent—West Haven/New Haven Lawmaker Arrested For Allegedly Bilking Covid Relief Fund Of $600K. Connecticut Rep. Michael DiMassa, D-West Haven, accused of wire fraud, leaves court Wednesday followed by a media scrum. pic.twitter.com/MpfB0v7GnA— Brian Zahn (@brizahn) October 20, 2021 A state legislator who represents a handful of blocks in the Hill—and most of West Haven—was arrested Wednesday for allegedly defrauding the City of West Haven of more than $600,000.
New Haven Independent—Afghanistan War Ends In New Haven. Twenty years to the day after the United States first bombed the Taliban, New Haveners officially put an end to one home front of the Afghanistan War — by laying a final stone commemorating last month’s military and civilian deaths from “forever wars” in the Middle East.
New Haven Independent—Dozens Of New Haveners Among State's "100 Most Influential Blacks". Almost a quarter of the state’s most influential Black people wield that influence from right here in New Haven.