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Waterworking

From its source somewhere in the hills of Bethany, the West River runs through several reservoirs before arriving in the city of New Haven…

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Room and Aboard

With the advent of spring, life on the Quinnipiac River has improved in some ways. …

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Progressive Tense

Imagine moving to a country with a language and a culture completely foreign to you. Imagine you’re there not because you’re looking for an adventure but because…

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Iron Age

Urns outside New Haven Museum

Like a mountain piled with strata, a city as old as New Haven is layered with the remains of its past. Sometimes a layer lies in plain view but goes unnoticed by nearly everyone who passes by. …

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Extended Family

On the phone from Changsha, China, David Youtz, president of the Yale-China Association, describes the city: skyscrapers 60 to 70 stories high, traffic congestion, Western goods…

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One for All

Janna Wagner

Janna Wagner liked to visit New Haven when she was in her mid-20s. …

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Happy Hunting

New Haven is full of Easter eggs, and not just on Easter Sunday. …

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Bloom or Bust

Daffodils, jonquils, narcissi. Call them what you will, they’re starting to bloom—a show whose climax is not to be missed. …

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Educational Experience

“Whatever It Takes,” says one military slogan. It belongs to the Marines, but the sentiment seems to apply to scores of veterans in greater New Haven, who…

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Jury of Peers

Picture a courtroom in New Haven—an elegant, wood-paneled room with high ceilings and gilded trim. The judge’s bench is…

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