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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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  • READER SUBMITTED: Jenny Ibsen Of Hamden Awarded Comcast Leaders And Achievers Scholarship

    The Comcast Foundation, which provides charitable support to local communities, is pleased to announce that Hamden resident Jenny Ibsen is one of 44 Connecticut high school seniors to have been awarded a Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship. To honor...
  • Put Bieber Joke In Context ... Yep, That Was Racist

    Put Bieber Joke In Context ... Yep, That Was Racist
    Dear Justin Bieber: The policy of the paper I write for is to never use that word you used in that god-awful joke you told about why black people are afraid of chain saws. But sometimes when teaching about fire, and this is a word I am studying...
  • Smoke Box BBQ Gets Creative With Loads Of Options

    Smoke Box BBQ Gets Creative With Loads Of Options
    It all started with a Peking duck smoker box discarded in a friend's yard. But New Haven-area restaurateurs Jason Sobocinski and Mike Farber saw treasure, not trash, and took the smoker for their newest venture. Sobocinski, owner of Caseus Fromagerie...
  • Resources To Find More on Slavery In Connecticut

    A listing of recommended books, films, websites and places to visit in Connecticut to learn more about the state's historical involvement with slavery. • • • BOOKS:   "Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650," by Kathleen Joan Bragdon,...
  • 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'...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Joven de 17 años de edad muere en tiroteo en New Haven

    Joven de 17 años de edad muere en tiroteo en New Haven
    Foto: Un chico de 17 años de edad murió y otro de 16 años resultó herido en un tiroteo el lunes cerca de las Calles Butler y Lilac, según informó la policía. Angélica Spanos de FOX CT tiene más. Un chico de 17 años de edad fue asesinado y otro de...
  • Smoke Box BBQ Opens In Hamden

    Smoke Box BBQ Opens In Hamden
    Jason Sobocinski's love for cheese is well-documented. But he loves barbecue, too. And thanks to a lucky equipment find, he's brought another one of his food passions to life in the New Haven area, introducing Smoke Box BBQ on Whitney Avenue in Hamden...