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Skeleton Crew

When emeritus state archeologist Nick Bellantoni began the process of separating four Revolutionary War-era skeletons from the soil of Ridgefield, Connecticut, he found the soil itself to be a reluctant capitulator. …

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Enforcement

It’s sometime after midnight in late December, 2015. I’m standing on a public sidewalk in the commercial part of the Annex, photographing some…

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Action Plan

Powerful protests in New Haven, Hamden, West Haven, East Haven, Branford, Woodbridge and other greater New Haven communities over the past two weeks have…

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Keeping Watch

As national and local protests continue to shine a light on law enforcement, this updated 2016 story feels more relevant than ever.

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Old West

The small business district of Westville Village, which came of age in the second half of the 19th century, is special in part because its long history as a center of industry and commerce is still visible today—a fact that …

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Reopening Day

Just because the government says businesses can reopen doesn’t mean customers will be quick to follow. …

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Shadowy Figures

A photo essay.

If negative space is the space you don’t naturally notice, then shadows are the ultimate negative spaces. …

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Let It Grow

Conventional wisdom says Mother’s Day is the time to begin planting most summer crops, when the danger of frost is pretty much past. Still, many New Haven gardeners had already plunged their hands into the dirt well before last Sunday …

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Bringing It

With foot traffic dried up, local businesses are increasingly willing to meet customers more than halfway. …

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Going Medieval

Yesterday, we looked into the lights. Today, with this 2017 photo essay, we widen the angle. 

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