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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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  • Our town was Wilder's town too

    Our town was Wilder's town too
    Chicago makes a claim on many writers — Nelson Algren, David Mamet, Ernest Hemingway, Carl Sandburg — even if those scribes spent only a portion of their lives within its sweet confines. But Thornton Wilder, the author of such iconic plays...
  • Malloy Signs Bill To Withhold Homicide Photos, Other Records, After Newtown

    Malloy Signs Bill To Withhold Homicide Photos, Other Records, After Newtown
    The state Senate and House, after short debates, voted overwhelmingly early Wednesday to approve a bill blocking public disclosure of photos of homicide victims and some other records in reaction to the Newtown school massacre. The Senate took up the...
  • Mark J. Mulcahy Reemerges With a New Album and Two Live Shows This Week

    Mark J. Mulcahy Reemerges With a New Album and Two Live Shows This Week
    Mark Mulcahy 8:30 p.m. July 12 at the Spaceland Ballroom, 295 Treadwell Street, Hamden. (203) 288-6400, spacelandballroom.com. With The Mountain Movers, Jounce and the Backyard Committee. 7 p.m. July 13 at the Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center Street,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Cellphone Theft is Rampant, Brazen and on the Rise

    Cellphone Theft is Rampant, Brazen and on the Rise
    She was sitting quietly on a Connecticut Transit bus in Hamden last year, talking on her cell. A man got up as the bus pulled up to a stop. As he passed, he snatched the phone from the woman's hand and jumped off just before the bus pulled away from the...
  • An Unacceptable Word No Matter Who Says It

    The word "nigger" keeps dancing on the high wire of the circus of race in America. Paula Deen, Rachel Jeantel, Riley Cooper have sparked all matter of debate this summer about who can and cannot say the word and whether it is ever right, regardless....
  • People At Heart Of March For Dreams

    People At Heart Of March For Dreams
    Fifty years ago, my childhood buddies and I would pluck dandelions from the green grass, hold them close to our lips and blow. As the white puffs sailed into the wind, we'd make a wish. We were all colored boys and I don't recall the things we...
  • Jose Oyola and the Astronauts Perform at 'Spacetron' on Aug. 24

    Jose Oyola and the Astronauts Perform at 'Spacetron' on Aug. 24
    Put an alien on the flier. That’s how you get New Haven musician Jose Oyola to go to your show. “If it has an alien on it, I’m there,” Oyola said. Space is the place for Oyola, whose band the Astronauts headline Spacetron, a...
  • Lawmakers Praise Themselves For GMO Law That Actually Doesn't Do Anything

    Connecticut legislative leaders are just pleased as punch that Gov. Dannel Malloy has now signed a bill that appears to require foods with genetically modified organisms to be labeled so consumers know what they're buying. Except it doesn't require...