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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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  • 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...
  • Too-Conventional Slaughter Shames The World

    Q. How many Jews in Germany have been killed or have committed suicide in the last seven or eight years? L.H. A. Since 1933, 20,000 Jews are reported to have committed suicide and 8,000 to have been murdered by the Nazis. Question & Answer column of The...
  • Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST R&B/SOUL/FUNK

    Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST R&B/SOUL/FUNK
    Fake Babies A multi-genre category like R&B/Soul/Funk cries out for a rule-breaking, wide-ranging, all-encompassing winner, and Fake Babies is the real thing. The self-described "dirty soul music group" records complex studio collages of sensitive...
  • Free Queso Day at Moe's Southwest Grill Sept. 19

    Free Queso Day at Moe's Southwest Grill Sept. 19
    Moe's Southwest Grill celebrates Free Queso Day today, Sept. 19, by giving away free 6-ounce cups of its cheese to customers all day. No purchase is necessary. Moe's has locations throughout Connecticut, in Bristol, Enfield, Fairfield, Glastonbury,...
  • Three Small Theaters Rule the Weekend

    The local small theater season has kicked in bigtime this month, well before some of the big regional theaters get going. Last weekend was the first weekend of The Specials, a new play by local British playwright Steve Bellwood. The show—a dark...
  • Malloy Says Shutdown Could Undercut Recovery

    Malloy Says Shutdown Could Undercut Recovery
    HARTFORD — Spurred by the threat that a congressional showdown over Obamacare will shut down the federal government, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director asked heads of state agencies Tuesday for contingency plans by Oct. 1 on how to maintain...
  • 'U-Phoria' In Hamden

    'U-Phoria' In Hamden
    The Arts Council of Greater New Haven presents “U-Phoria,” an exhibit of work by artists who are part of the Arts Council Visual Arts Advisory Group. This is by Hayward Gatling. The show is at Perspectives … The Gallery at Whitney...
  • Debbie Gravitte To Perform At NHSO Concert

    Debbie Gravitte To Perform At NHSO Concert
    Tony-Award winner Debbie Gravitte (“Jerome Robbins Broadway”) and Broadway conductor Todd Ellison (“Annie” revival, “Spamalot”) are featured in “The Great American Songbook” Pops concert by The New Haven...
  • Looking For Safe Places In A Fearful World

    It is easy to say there is no place safe anymore. Can't go to the mall now without thinking about Kenya. Can't go to a marathon without thinking about Boston. Can't go to the movies without thinking about Aurora. Can't go in a plane without thinking...