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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…

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  • By Esteban L. Hernandez ehernandez@newhavenregister.com
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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.

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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.

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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.

  • By Ed Stannard, New Haven Register Luther Turmelle, New Haven Register and Mark Zaretsky, New Haven Register
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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.

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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…

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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.

  • By Kate Ramunni New Haven Register
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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…