New Year’s Day marks Inauguration Day in New Haven

December 31, 2017 GMT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — New Year’s Day will be Inauguration Day in the city of New Haven.

Democratic Mayor Toni Harp is set to be sworn in Monday to a third two-year term as the leader of Connecticut’s second largest city by population.

Harp, who is the city’s 50th mayor, will take the oath of office along with Democratic City Clerk Michael B. Smart and members of the New Haven Board of Alders. The inauguration ceremony is planned for noon at Hill Regional Career High School on Legion Avenue.

A reception will follow.