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Happily Ever Laughter

Sandi Shelton, a.k.a. Maddie Dawson, behind the Henry Whitfield State Museum in Guilford, CT

Whether she’s telling a true story about attempting to install an air conditioner or a fictional story about an elderly Brooklyn matchmaker, Sandi Shelton knows how to make people laugh. …

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String is Strung

Chris Gaudreau

Chris Gaudreau grabs the loose end of a roll of tennis racket string and measures four arm-spreads with the speed of a practiced pro. …

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Action Station

Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

People show up every weekday at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven with bugs, sick plants, dirt. …

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Splash Drive

Lighthouse Point Splash Pad

Stomping, shrieking and spraying are all approved activities at one of New Haven’s summer staples: the splash pad. …

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State of the Carts

The last time Daily Nutmeg visited the food trucks at the corner of Prospect and Sachem Streets, in 2014, they were located in the parking lot at Ingalls Rink. But the times, they are a changin’, and the carts are …

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Getting Their Kicks

Remember fifth-grade gym class and those big, bouncy kickballs? Unlike most ball games, kickball is for the masses. …

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Photographic Memory

Ela Theresa Talbot was one of the first children ever to be photographed. …

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Water Power

Winds are steady at about 10 knots with gusts to 13, a pleasant breeze for experienced sailors. But most of the 9- to 14-year-old mariners in the New Haven Land Trust’s Schooner Camp have only two days of …

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Family Farm

The Dudley Farm Museum

Like history itself, The Dudley Farm Museum is a work in progress. …

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Floating Boats

A clement breeze sails off the Quinnipiac River, lifting Natalie Coe’s pink hair. On the back porch of the Waucoma Yacht Club, New Haven’s oldest Quinnipiac River establishment, a few of the club’s longtime members are enjoying the summer afternoon. …

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