Atria Larson Place of Atria Senior Living, 1450 Whitney Avenue, hosted its annual Veterans Day breakfast “to show our appreciation to those who selflessly served our country. Dedicated to the health, well-being and social connection with the local community, we at Atria Larson Place want our…
The Hamden Tree Commission has named this sassafras tree (Sassafras albidum) as the Hamden Notable Tree for the month of November. The tree is located at the home of Irving and Kathleen Mitchell, in the Dunbar Hill neighborhood of Hamden. The sassafras is a deciduous tree, native to North Am…
In their first community service project of the school year, Hamden Hall Country Day School Lower School students collected nearly 400 pairs of socks that will warmly cover the feet of those less fortunate in the Greater New Haven area.
The Knights of Columbus, St. Rita Council #14664, has earned the distinction of "Star Council" for the fraternal year 2016-2017. This is the ninth consecutive award presented to the council; one for each year of the council's existence. The award recognizes overall excellence in the areas of…
Aliana is a beautiful, young cat looking for a home. She is a pretty and petite, orange cat with a laid-back personality. She loves affection and will snuggle next to you for hours. She enjoys being pet, and especially loves to be scratched under her neck. This sweet girl gets along well wit…
The North Haven Fair celebrated its 75th anniversary this weekend with four straight days of entertainment that started Thursday and has attracted thousands to the town’s fairgrounds.
Hamden Hall science teacher Leah Mucciarone won’t soon “forget” her summer experience at the Smithsonian National Zoo working with the Asian elephant population.
When avid gardeners Susan Sternberg and Bob Pattison bought their Spring Glen home about six years ago, they found a yard that while lovely, needed expansion and improvement.
On the last day of a language enrichment program at Shepherd Glen Elementary School, students performed scenes from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory for their teachers and parents to show off the English language skills they learned through the summer.
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station opened its research center at Lockwood Farm Wednesday to welcome scientific curiosity from young and old for the 107th Plant Science Day.
Connecticut Renaissance Faire officials were OK with the smell of the greasepaint and the roar of the crowd but not the roar of the traffic on Interstate 91 and the modern look in North Haven, where it has deployed twice a year for the past two years.
Margaret Krzeminski has pretty much spent her entire life living in West Haven’s Allingtown section and going to church at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church on First Avenue.
When staff at the Hamden Rehabilitation and Health Care Center realized they had several centenarians living in their facility — five, to be exact — they figured the reasonable thing to do was to throw a party.
School administrator Jennifer Vienneau has added “migraine ambassador” to her list of credentials after being featured in a new WebMD video hosted by “Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts.
Now in its third year, the Team Giancarlo Bocce Tournament, held at Brooksvale Park in Hamden, raised over $4,000 for Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. The tournament, founded by Hamden residents Carlo and Melody Lucatino and sister-in-law Kelley Lu…
Even in a hospital floor full of nurses, a mother of a teenager recovering from a spinal cord or brain injury never wants to be far away.
Boy Scout Troop 608 from Hamden’s Spring Glen Church celebrated its 90th anniversary recently. The Troop, originally known as Troop 8, was established in 1927. Today it serves approximately 40 boys aged 11 through 17 with a comprehensive leadership, service, and outdoors program.
Literacy educators in the town’s schools are teaming up with students in industrial arts classes at Mark T. Sheehan High School to make books more available to elementary schools in the district.
Hamden area students Lasya Josyula, Cole Christman, Waliullah Ammar Khawaja and Mujtaba Ather were honored last week as finalists at the 13th annual eesmarts™ Student Contest ceremony held at the State Capitol.
The president and chief executive officer of a Wallingford health care company is a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year award sponsored by tax advisory firm Ernst & Young.
Rain ruined many people’s plans for cookouts on Memorial Day, but that might not have been a bad thing, one member of the military told middle school students Wednesday at the 17th annual Veterans Appreciation Day.
Sixty-two years of art exhibitions were celebrated on May 9 at the Opening Reception of the Hamden Art League’s annual Goldenbells Art Exhibition and Sale. Hamden Art League members, families and friends enjoyed the show of 81 works of art, as well as the evening of refreshments, raffles and…
As one of the foremost scholars on the Great Hunger — the Irish potato famine that took place in the mid-19th century — Quinnipiac University professor Christine Kinealy is well acquainted with the hardship faced by those who died or fled the country during the 1840s.
State Rep. Mike D’Agostino, D-Hamden, led passage of House Bill 6123, which would provide more oversight over the tree removal work being completed by the state Department of Transportation on Connecticut’s highways.