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Book Keepers

“It wasn’t that time stopped in the library. It was as if it were captured, collected here,” the author Susan Orlean writes in her 2018 book The Library Book. …

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Feature Presentations

We’re still in the afterglow of Oscar season, when films are serious, celebrities are practitioners and cinematographers’ color choices carry…

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On the Record

Pens and narrow notebooks in hand, the reporters of The East Rock Record march out of their newsroom and fan out on their beats. …

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Out in the Cold

It’s one of the coldest nights of the winter so far. When I leave my house at 2:50 a.m., the temperature is 13 degrees. My street is so quiet and still that I feel as if I’ve stepped into a …

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Work Around

New Haven’s cafes are full of students and professionals with heads bowed into laptops. But…

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Rise and Shine

As the sun rises on New Haven, a crowd gathers at Sunrise Cafe. …

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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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