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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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Playmaker

Kyle Bensen of Whitie Bensen Athletic Equipment

When he was young, Olympian Mark Arcobello, who’s taking to the ice with the US men’s hockey team in Pyeongchang, got his hockey gear from the same place as thousands of other New Haven-area kids…

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Signage of the Times

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

All around New Haven, there are signs of the past…

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Square Route

Masonic Temple - 285 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT

From the square tiles laid on the floor to the blue sky painted on the ceilings, just about everything in the Masonic temple at 285 Whitney Avenue has symbolic meaning…

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Multiple Choice

The good news is New Haven Public Schools offers dozens of school choices.

The bad news is New Haven Public Schools offers dozens of school choices. …

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Squirreling Away

A photo essay. To view all 21 images, check out the email version.

This Groundhog Day, we’re celebrating the groundhog’s more relatable relative: the gray squirrel.

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