by Sam Gurwitt | Jan 16, 2019 1:05 pm
A Hamden panel is looking at how to making the town greener, with some specific ideas on the table: creating an energy conservation award, making school buildings environmentally sustainable school buildings, pursuing certification for ecologically-minded government action.
Continue reading ‘Panel Looks To Green Hamden, One Watt At A Time’
by Sam Gurwitt | Jan 15, 2019 3:34 pm
Hamden police arrested a 21-year-old New Haven woman Tuesday morning after she allegedly sent threatening emails to Hamden High School staff a day earlier.
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by Sam Gurwitt | Jan 15, 2019 8:05 am | Comments (1)
Despite months of negotiations and parent protests, the Wintergreen Interdistrict Magnet School will leave its home on Wintergreen Avenue come fall.
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by Allan Appel | Jan 14, 2019 1:32 pm | Comments (1)
At the southern end of the little bridge where Skiff Street crosses the Mill River, a car went off the road, broke through the parapet barrier, and catapulted, landing upside down in the dark, icy waters.
Continue reading ‘The Day Gary Merwede Will Never Forget’
by Staff | Jan 13, 2019 10:27 pm | Comments (2)
Quinnipiac University plans to shut down its two-decade-old community radio station in June.
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by Liese Klein | Jan 11, 2019 12:20 pm | Comments (2)
The land is vacant, the sellers are willing and the park ranger is eager to blaze some new trails for hikers. Now all the town of Hamden has to do is figure out how to match a $432,250 state grant recently awarded to obtain adjacent property and expand Brooksvale Park.
Continue reading ‘Brooksvale To Add 42 Acres—If $‘s Found’
by Paul Bass | Jan 10, 2019 3:17 pm | Comments (5)
Walter Livingston Morton IV knew what was at stake when Hamden tried to figure out how to bring its schools into racial “balance” — because he had walked students’ shoes himself.
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by Liese Klein | Jan 8, 2019 4:03 pm | Comments (6)
Yes, it’s important that new apartments are going up and businesses are growing and expanding in Hamden. But when Dale Kroop thinks about economic growth in his town, he’s looking beyond the next project and next company moving in.
Continue reading ‘Development Chief Seeks “Transformation”’
by Allan Appel | Jan 7, 2019 1:00 pm | Comments (3)
Thick socks, individual packages with cereal, peanut butter, and tissues. Protein bars, jars of instant coffee, and lots of warmth and goodwill.
Those are being gathered at Grace and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in anticipation of Monday night launch of Hamden’s first-ever winter “warming center” — a tentative first step toward helping to tackle a regional homelessness challenge primarily shouldered by New Haven.
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by Allan Appel | Jan 4, 2019 12:40 pm
A bid for a rubber college athletic field ran into interference in Hamden two weeks after a similar bid scored a goal of approval in New Haven.
Continue reading ‘Time Out Called On Synthetic Turf’