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Beaver Hills, New Haven

Beaver Hills is on a hill, though you won’t find any actual beavers. …

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Of Great Import

Port of New Haven

If you’ve ever gazed over Long Island Sound, you may have seen the big ships coming in and out of New Haven. Maybe you’ve even wondered where they’re from, what they’re carrying and what life is like down on the …

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Ritual Variety

Outside, the wind throws silver drops of rain against the window panes and combs the fir trees. Inside, all is still except for one voice rising to the vaulted ceiling…

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Preppers

“I love tax season,” Kisha Hull says, and she means it. …

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Swatching the Parade

A photo essay. To view all 18 images, check out the email version.

At Sunday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, both paraders and viewers vied for…

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Retaining Walls

Stone wall in Woodbridge, CT

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” begins Robert Frost’s oft-read poem “Mending Wall.” Frost is lamenting all the things that bring down his old stone walls, requiring…

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Equity Funds

Caroline Silverthau was concerned about milk and coal—specifically, their absence. …

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Welcome to the Club

A small sign directs you off the main road, between two faceless industrial buildings, down a snaking drive to a parking lot where a broken-down camper van holds court. A second sign points…

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Smooth Operator

Clear the ice! It’s Zamboni time. …

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Breakfast Club

What can you do with one little waffle iron and a whole lot of determination? Just ask Steven Cotton. …

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