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Going for the Gold

The Gold Award gets no respect. It’s the highest award in Girl Scouting, and it’s more than 100 years old, but high school girls who earn it still find themselves having to explain it over and over again. …

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Baby Formula

If you’re a parent of a certain age, chances are you know the name Dr. Spock. Not to be confused with Mr. Spock of Star Trek fame, Dr. Benjamin Spock grew up in New Haven, attended Yale and became a …

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Child’s Play

Summer is on the way—but a different kind of summer, one in which many of the go-to amusements for families with children are closed or limited. What’s a kid to do? …

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Family Matters

The rescue cat’s name was Arthur…

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Made to Order

Looking for some new takeout options? How about Bird Beak Variations or Blended Lights? …

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New School

Spring break took on an unwelcome meaning this year. …

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First Class

The oft-recited words of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream are fresh and funny as they’re read by…

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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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Last Time

Nancy Peer knew it was time to get her son, Brian, out of the hospital. …

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Cats and Dogs (Part 2)

Read Part 1 here.

When Gina Mackinnon, sole proprietor and employee of the New Haven Pet Sitting Company, visits with…

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