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Hamden (New Haven, Connecticut)

Hamden (New Haven, Connecticut)
Hamden, Connecticut is affectionately known as the "Land of the Sleeping Giant." Hamden was originally settled in 1638 as part of the New Haven Colony. Land Area: 33 square miles. Population (2000): 56,913. Official website: www.hamden.com
Hamden, Connecticut is affectionately known as the "Land of the Sleeping Giant." Hamden was originally settled in 1638 as part of the New Haven Colony. Land Area: 33 square miles. Population (2000): 56,913. Official website: www.hamden.com « Show less

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  • Heavy Lobbying Keeps Red Light Cameras On Track

    Heavy Lobbying Keeps Red Light Cameras On Track
    Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators. But this year's bill —...
  • More bad news for Gov. Tom Corbett in new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll.

     
    Forget About April. August is shaping up to be a pretty cruel month for Gov. Tom Corbett -- at least when it comes to his standing among Pennsylvania voters. First there was that Aug. 16 Franklin & Marshall College poll......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate panel drops statewide board from charters bill.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state Senate tweaked a charter schools reform bill last night, dropping language that would have created a statewide authorizing board for the alternative public schools. The amended bill kicked out of the...
  • Lies, darn lies and poll results: Who got it right on Election Day?

     
    By the time the dust finally settled on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama carried Pennsylvania by 5.2 percentage points over Republican nominee Mitt Romney. So this begs the question: Just how correct were Pennsylvania’s army of pollsters in...
  • Poll finds surprising Pennsylvania support for gas-tax increase

     
    A scientific poll conducted by Quinnipiac University of Hamden, Conn. found what I consider a surprising level of support for increasing the rate of Pennsylvania’s gasoline tax to help raise revenue for the state’s crumbling bridges and roads....
  • Ernie Borgnine–the next Betty White?

     
    He's got a funny supporting role in the all-star spy actioner RED, opening in Oct. He's slated to be in Orlando for the FXShow convention in mid October, too. And in January, Ernest Borgnine, Oscar winner, will be honored by the Screen Actor's Guild at...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Women Give Corbett A Lift In New Quinnipiac Poll.

     
    Thank The Ladies For This One. A boost in his standing among Pennsylvania's female voters has kicked Gov. Tom Corbett's approval numbers out of the basement, a new Quinnipiac University poll reveals this morning. Forty-four percent of all voters approve.....
  • Summer of Stanley: Travels of the Cup

    Where in the world is the Stanley Cup? One of hockey’s most heartwarming traditions is that players, coaches, administrators and other staffers from the winning team are allowed to have the Cup for a day — sometimes two — and...
  • Three CT Companies Make Inc. 500 List For Fast Growth

    Three CT Companies Make Inc. 500 List For Fast Growth
    Three Connecticut companies made the most recent installment of the Inc. 500, a list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Datto of Norwalk came in 314th; Votto Vines Importing of Hamden was ranked 464th and North American Power & Gas...
  • Ernest Borgnine dies at 95; won Oscar for 'Marty,' showed comic side in sitcom

    Ernest Borgnine dies at 95; won Oscar for 'Marty,' showed comic side in sitcom
    Ernest Borgnine seemed born to play the heavy when he burst onto the Hollywood scene as "Fatso" Judson, a sadistic stockade sergeant who viciously beats a private to death in the 1953 movie "From Here to Eternity." But two years later came the title role...
  • Robert Dahl dies at 98; political scientist wrote 'Who Governs?'

    Robert Dahl dies at 98; political scientist wrote 'Who Governs?'
    Robert A. Dahl, an esteemed and influential political scientist who in such books as "Who Governs?" championed democracy in theory and critiqued it in practice, has died. He was 98. A professor emeritus at Yale University, Dahl died Wednesday at a...