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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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  • 'Someone' Sought In Yale Slaying

    It was one of the last e-mails Suzanne Jovin ever wrote, promising a friend she would return some study materials to her the next morning after she got them back from an unnamed "somebody." In the e-mail written in German at 9:02 p.m., Dec. 4, 1998,...
  • Owner's Neglect Demolishing Historic House

    Owner's Neglect Demolishing Historic House
    What can you do when a property owner doesn't maintain a historic building? Some owners don't have the money or knowledge to care properly for their property. Others use neglect as a deliberate strategy for avoiding legal barriers or popular opposition....
  • Hamden Public Schools Open On Monday, Professional Day Postponed

    Hamden Public Schools will have a regular school day on Monday Jan. 31 instead of a scheduled professional development day according to the Hamden Public School website. The notice on the website says the recent snow-related cancellations along with...
  • Police: Teenager Hit By Snowmobile In Hamden

    A 15-year-old boy is in the hospital after being hit by a snowmobile, fire officials confirmed Friday. The snowmobile accident happened somewhere on Main Street in Hamden, police said. It is unknown how serious the injuries are at this time. Check...
  • Nine Connecticut Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Since 2001

    Nine soldiers from Connecticut or with state ties have died in Afghanistan since the start of U.S. operations there in 2001. Sgt. John Chapman, 36, a native of Windsor Locks, died on March 4, 2002 trying to retrieve the body of another serviceman...
  • You Call This Winter? Come To Rochester

    As a born and raised Rochestarian, trust me when I say, I know snow. With Rochester being a 15-minute drive away from Lake Ontario, an hour east of Buffalo and less than two hours from Canada, I've had my fair share of encounters with snow and all its...
  • Malloy Pulling Rug Out From Under Obamacare

    Malloy Pulling Rug Out From Under Obamacare
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget could have a potentially devastating effect on health care in Connecticut. The plan could eviscerate the promise of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, even before it is fully implemented. This...
  • 375 Years Ago, America's First Constitution Adopted In Connecticut

    Three hundred and seventy-five years ago Tuesday, when the Fundamental Orders of 1639 became law for the settlers of Hartford, Windsor and Wethersfield, its authors could not have imagined that they created what many historians would later call the world'...
  • Form-Based Zoning Opens Door To Better Neighborhoods

    For hundreds of years, cities built buildings that had both commercial and residential uses — often with a store on the first floor and apartments on upper floors. Such "mixed-use" buildings are found all over the world — except in many...
  • Utilities Must Strike Better Balance On Trees

    Utilities Must Strike Better Balance On Trees
    Difficult as it may be, utility companies need to strike a more perfect balance between felling or preserving trees that grow near their power lines. It is an emotional issue, and one seemingly without nuance. Monster storms the past few years have...
  • May 25, 2011

    May 25, 2011
    According to the Connecticut disaster Center, Connecticut ranks 42nd in the country for frequency of tornadoes. That's a relief to me. I grew up in Indiana, which seemed to rank first. I know that's not true, but every spring, it was a tornado warning, or...