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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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  • State Adds 4,900 Jobs In March

    State Adds 4,900 Jobs In March
    The state added 4,900 jobs in March, with restaurants, bars and hotels accounting for 2,200 of that figure and stores adding another 1,700, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. That's a strong monthly job-creation number, but restaurants...
  • Nowadays, The Trash Man Comes Alone

    As Hamden's new humongous garbage truck rumbled down my street a couple of months ago, kicking off the town's new collection system, I watched from my bedroom window like a kid. Then, it pulled up to my new humongous 96-gallon garbage receptacle,...
  • Regulators Put Tree Trimming Investigation On Hold As Legislation Waits In House

    Regulators yielded to lawmakers on Wednesday, suspending their nearly two-year investigation into utility tree trimming because of pending legislation on the topic. Michael Coyle, a spokesman for the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, said the...
  • Entertainment Education: America's Film School Programs

    American Film Institute, Los Angeles Graduate students in AFI's production-based program make 4-10 films in two years under the guidance of master filmmakers led by artistic director James L. Brooks. AFI alumni number 4,500, with an impressive 81% of them...
  • Did Michael Sam's Kiss Cause Colorblindness?

    Did Michael Sam's Kiss Cause Colorblindness?
    I heard them behind me. "Eehehh!" they said quietly. I glanced over my shoulder and saw two white girls responding to an interracial kiss on the screen. I presumed in the darkness of the movie theater, they did not notice my color. Or perhaps what...
  • Thumbs Up For Ollie Deal, ESPN's New Studios

    Thumbs up to reports that Kevin Ollie is close to solidifying his commitment to UConn with a new contract. Yes, the price of keeping the men's basketball coach in Storrs is reportedly $3 million a year for five years. But you get what you pay for, and he'...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 'How We Die' author Sherwin B. Nuland dies at 83

    Sherwin B. Nuland, physician and author of the book "How We Die," died Monday at his home in Hamden, Conn., at age 83. He had been afflicted with prostate cancer, his daughter Amelia Nuland said. An unsentimental and bracing look at death, "How We Die"...
  • Sherwin Nuland dies at 83; surgeon wrote 'How We Die'

    Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland was a respected surgeon and bioethicist at Yale University and author of two modestly successful books when he was approached in the early 1990s by a young literary editor. The agent was looking for someone to write a book about what...
  • No More Complaints — Everybody Gets An A

    Nobody told me that teaching makes you crazy. But now, 20 years after teaching my first university course, I am crazy as all get up. You see, I have decided to give all my students A's, regardless of whether they earned them or not. How crazy is that?...