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I asked a few people what food comes to mind this time of the year. Answers included comfort food, apples, pumpkin and pie. Walk into any supermarket and you will see displays of ingredients to make the perfect pie.

State Representative Mike D’Agostino will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of Hamden Alliance for Trees (HAT) Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Room at Dunbar United Church of Christ located at 767 Benham St.

  • By Norman Bender
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On the second Thursday of every month there is in our vicinity a gem of an organization within a gem of a place. The place is the Knights of St. Patrick on State Street in New Haven, a traditional treasure, which has long been noted for its members’ cultural and community outreach. Their gra…

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The state is in the process of developing new policies for how water is used in Connecticut, and state officials who spent the past two years developing a 650-page report on the subject got feedback from New Haven County residents Wednesday night.

The time has come for a new chapter to be added to the history of Sacred Heart Academy. On Monday, Nov. 6, amidst a crowd of more than 200 guests, the Academy officially embarked on a capital campaign—Ever Higher—The Campaign for Sacred Heart Academy—to support Phase I of the master plan, ap…

Fall favorites; apples, and then pumpkins have recently taken center stage here. Not wanting to rush the year away, I’ve held writing about sweet potatoes and cranberries until now. With the start of November and Thanksgiving only a couple of weeks away, I figured now is the time to “talk” c…

On Friday, Nov. 10 at 8 a.m., there will be a Veterans Breakfast to honor all Veterans, FREE and open to the public featuring music with Brian Gillie. Larson Place is located at 1450 Whitney Avenue in Hamden. Please call to reserve a seat! 203-248-8880.

HAMDEN – The Town of Hamden cordially invites any residents wishing to participate in this year’s Veteran’s Day ceremony to join Town Officials on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 11 a/m. at the Memorial Town Hall Rotunda, located at 2900 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden.

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  • By Randall Beach
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Frances “Bitsie” Clark sat in her new digs at the Whitney Center continuing care retirement community in Hamden last Thursday morning, surrounded by some boxes she had not yet unpacked and pondering the next phase of her life at age 86.

North Haven Garden Club announced that member Cindy Golia was chosen to be the recipient of The Beacon Award for 2017. Every year Shore Publishing recognizes 15 volunteers across the shoreline "who selflessly step up to help the shoreline community's promise of a place of well being, opportu…

The Hamden Rotary Club has donated $500 to Special Olympics CT's local Hamden project. The funds were used to purchase new helmets and gloves to insure safety for the talented athletes.

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If your driving down Maple Ave towards the center of town, as you the turn the corner, you'll be greeted by a spooky little guy visiting one of the pots on the island. As you approach Todds Pond a larger group of visitors is there to greet you, Mr. Scarecrow and the Farmer along with a coupl…

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HARTFORD — Since early September, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Wildlife Division has documented more than 50 white-tailed deer exhibiting symptoms associated with Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease primarily in the towns of Middletown and Portland, with a few in Che…

The annual Holly Berry Festival, a 2-day juried craft fair to benefit the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Retirement Fund, is held each year the Friday and Saturday before Thanksgiving.

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Joey Barraco, left, cuts the hair of Quinnipiac University junior Joe LaBell at Burbank’s Mobile Barber Shop in the parking lot of the university’s Hilltop parking area Tuesday in Hamden. Photo: Arnold Gold / Hearst Connecticut Media / New Haven Register

Personalizing medicine is among the salient themes of modern advance, and clearly among the more widely captivating. President Barack Obama cited this area as a priority for the nation in the context of the cancer moonshot he endorsed in his State of the Union Address in 2016. In the past ye…

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Tatiana Dukes and Jasmine Sampson are two good friends who love lobster. So after years of getting their favorite lobster rolls from a food truck in Milford, they opened their own.

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Republican North Haven First Selectman Michael J. Freda, second from left, speaks about the town’s declining population at a debate for first and second selectman Wednesday at the Recreation Center. Democratic challenger for first selectman is Alan Sturtz, at left, and Democrat Sally Buemi, …

  • By Stephen Fries
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This month, we celebrate one of the nation’s most pop-pop-popular snacks. For more than 30 years, October has been National Popcorn month. It became “official” in 1999, when then-Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman proclaimed October as National Popcorn Poppin’ Month. I couldn’t let the mo…

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The stateDepartment of Energy and Environmental Protection is reminding motorists to be watchful of increased deer and moose activity along roadways, especially during early morning and evening hours.