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Where There’s a Will

From their fifth-floor offices on James Street, the staff of United Way of Greater New Haven can see much of the city…

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Joint Venture

In the years following World War II, greater New Haven welcomed a surge of newcomers from Puerto Rico. They were the first large group of Latinos to settle here, and many took up work on farms in the surrounding towns. …

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Light Therapy

New England (along with original recipe England) being particularly dark and dreary this time of year results in a variety of coping mechanisms. …

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New Digs

A crowd of hundreds packed into the Great Hall of the Peabody Museum of Natural History, pressing against the railing of the central dinosaur display…

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Star Power

Do you know what redshift is? Or what a starshade looks like?

If you’d been to Astronomy on Tap in November, you would. …

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Getting to Work

They come down Orange Street in ones and twos and threes. They wear athletic jackets and long, flapping coats. They carry backpacks and panniers. …

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Melodies and Movements

Change yourself to change the world…

Composer Byron Au Yong led a group of 18 local activists in this simple, repeated, four-note song. The sanctuary of…

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Requiem for a Pizza Joint

Dark wooden tables carved with decades of initials, doodles and sports allegiances. Cinnamon toast. Pizza slices. A seemingly perpetual stream of ’80s power ballads on a tinny radio. …

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Water Way

If you know the Mill River, you probably know it best from…

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Sit-Down Meeting

The carpets make a soft booming sound as they’re rolled out on the floor of Dwight Chapel—eight of them, long and narrow, arranged at an angle between the old stone columns. A…

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