Bob Savage sat alongside his five friends in a support group for people with dementia and, reading from a script, told the audience: “My memory isn’t so good. I’ve become self-conscious about it. I wonder if people understand what’s been happening to me.”
Life just got better for children and adults on the autism spectrum, and for those who have other intellectual/developmental disabilities.
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.
Recognizing a need to give Catholic students a space for prayer on campus and also engage students of other denominations in religious thought, Quinnipiac University has opened a Catholic chapel and a Center for Religion on its Mount Carmel campus.
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.
Demand for electricity in New England is expected to decline over the next 10 years, even in peak summer demand periods, the region’s power grid operator reports in a new study.
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…
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.
Susan Bramhall, member of Jewish Voice for Peace New Haven chapter, speaking at a demonstration Nov. 8 in front of the Anti-Defamation League's office to end the police exchange with Israel. Photo: Clare Dignan / Hearst Connecticut Media
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.
Area residents may be interested to learn of a local club that gives film lovers the opportunity to explore a little more about this unique and special art form.
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.
Nancy Coffey, CEO of KTT Enterprises, has built one the largest women-owned manufacturing businesses in Connecticut and proudly stands out as a successful entrepreneur in what is typically a male-dominated industry.
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…
Rabbi Philip Lazowski speaks about his experiences as a child during the Holocaust at Quinnipiac University's Frank H. Netter M.D. School of Medicine in North Haven on November 1, 2017. Photo: Arnold Gold / Hearst Connecticut Media / New Haven Register
HARTFORD — The cameras of the Connecticut Television Network weren’t turned off at midnight. But the future of the network remained unclear Wednesday as negotiations over how to run the public access channel continued.
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.
The state has fined six nursing homes for various separate violations that jeopardized patient safety, including one in which a resident was struck by a nurse and others that resulted in residents suffering broken bones.
When John Thomas was growing up near the border of Arizona and Mexico in the 1950s and 60s, the only physical border that existed was barbed wire strands maintained by cattle ranchers, he said.
NEW HAVEN — After three straight years of dressing up as Batman for Halloween, 8-year-old Ezra Vereen, of West Haven, decided it was time for a change, as he was “Batman-ed out” as his mother put it.
NEW HAVEN — Access Health CT is encouraging people in the individual insurance market to check out its exchange as the higher-end plans can be a better deal this year given all the conflicting decisions coming out of Washington.
In the final debate before the election, Mayor Curt B. Leng and Republican challenger Salman Hamid faced off Thursday night at the Thorton Wilder Auditorium.
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…
Since increasing speeding and traffic safety enforcement this year, the Police Department has seen significant results in a recent reports of the town-wide effort to reduce vehicle accidents and fatalities.
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.
On Columbus Day Weekend, a new book about the history and legacy of New Haven’s Columbus Day Parade and Monument was published by Arcadia Publishing.
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
HAMDEN — Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three people who allegedly made purchases with stolen credit cards.
NEW HAVEN — A city man who is suspected of dealing fentanyl to a Wallingford man who died of an overdose was arrested by federal authorities, according to a release.
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…
HARTFORD — Mental Health Connecticut is hosting an exhibit called “Mending Art” at Artspace Hartford, and there’s a Friday afternoon session with some of the artists this week.
Yale Physics Olympics (YPO) is a high school competition where teams of four students participate in five events that involve physics concepts and problems…optimizing, engineering, problem solving mathematically and experimentally, and developing an experiment for solutions. More than 50 sch…
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.
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, …
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…
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.
NEW HAVEN — While insurance plans have increased restrictions on the prescribing of opioids, the highly addictive drugs are still easily obtainable without limits such as requiring prior authorization, according to a Yale University study.
NEW HAVEN — While doctors can treat almost all of the one in 100 babies born with congenital heart disease, they hope to use genetic testing to find out what other medical problems those patients will suffer.