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Great Promise

Just over a decade ago, key New Haven players made a promise to the city’s students: We will make it possible for you to go to college. …

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Farm Candy

Flux is inevitable in the orchard business. John Lyman, the executive vice president of Lyman Orchards and an eighth-generation grower, can trace the history of his family’s land to 1741…

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Biggie

E is for Exposition. Or Eastern. There are two big Es in The Big E—the Eastern States Exposition—which runs through October 3 in West Springfield, Massachusetts. …

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Jurassic Park

Construction cranes may have taken over Yale’s Peabody Museum, but you don’t have to go dinosaurless this summer. …

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Father Time

Father’s Day is Sunday. If you’re spending it with Dad, here are five ideas for making it count. …

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Huddling Up

It was a bright and breezy opening day for the Walter Pop Smith Little League last Saturday. Players, coaches and parents paraded up Dixwell Avenue and across Munson Street accompanied by police cars, fire trucks and a 94.3 WYBC van. …

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Demand and Supply

The Jewish principle of tikkun olam—repairing the world—is the mission of Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven. That world extends far beyond the region’s Jewish community, even though that’s where the organization’s work began.

In 1881, as a wave …

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The Note Book

Researching family history for the publication of her parents’ love letters was interesting and fun, Hamden author Jill Snyder says. It was also healing. …

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Auld Friends

Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind, we’d regret it. …

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That’s the Spirit!

Public health warnings to “keep a distance” are a nightmare for kids on Halloween. “Door to door trick or treating is not recommended” this year, a New Haven Health Department flyer warns.

But New Haveners are adapting. …

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