On Tuesday, Nov. 27, Sacred Heart Academy marked its 5th #GivingTuesday, the global day of giving that kicks off the giving season for everyone, everywhere. Encouraging personal philanthropy and charitable giving during the holiday season, #GivingTuesday embraces the Sacred Heart spirit of s…

Christmas is in the air…cinnamon, scented candles, freshly cut balsams… all friendly reminders of the most joyous of holidays. Christmas is known to bring dazzling smiles to children everywhere and each year the Sacred Heart Academy community is committed to ensuring that smiles will appear …

With the blustery weather of winter rolling in with the holidays, what better way to combine the warmth of spirit with the warmth of heads, hands and hearts than to help clothe the city of Hamden.

BARKHAMSTED — Many of the storm-damaged trees that were felled by multiple tornadoes in May in state forests and wildlife management areas will likely be turned into lumber for construction, furniture, or even railroad ties.

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving….and that means Black Friday follows, with the stress and frenzy of finding just the right gift for those on your gift list. Remember, Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights is early, with the first candle being lit on Dec. 2, so time is short for those on your Hanu…

The North Haven Knights of Columbus Council, consisting of over 300 practical Catholic men from the North Haven/Wallingford/Hamden areas, donated a total of over $7,000 to 3 local North Haven and Wallingford agencies supporting people with developmental disabilities. These funds represent 10…

A plan by the Massachusetts-based owner of the former Bristol-Myers Squibb complex on Research Drive to tear down the corporate campus and replace it with a pair of large warehouses is meeting with stiff resistance from neighbors.

WOODBRIDGE — Dozens of community members and Amity High School students, many of them Jewish, expressed fear and lambasted the Board of Education and school administrators Monday night for what they perceive as a gross under-reaction to anti-Semitic symbols found at the school and hate talk …

NEW HAVEN — It’s a good year to think about Frederick Douglass, an escaped slave who became the most famous African-American of his time, and who never ceased to hold hope for his country despite seeing it fall from the hopefulness of emancipation to the re-emergence of overt racism.

What for some might have been a simple Christmas memory is, for members of the Mulqueen family, growing into a spirited special tradition of sharing their joy of the holiday with others.

One of the highlights of sophomore year at Sacred Heart Academy is Grandparents’ Day, a special tradition exclusively for members of the sophomore class. Grandparents (or special persons in the lives of sophomores) are invited to visit the Academy and spend time with their granddaughters.

Carla Victoria Wallace, who lives in Hamden but teachers second grade at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in Meriden, recently won an award for children’s literature in the 2018 African American Literary Awards Show in New York City. She said kindness is a major theme in her book “The Bug…

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