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Few buildings in New Haven have stirred more sentiment—positive or negative—than the New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum. …

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Neighboring

Home to a historic village, a public library, old factory buildings, art studios and galleries, Edgewood Park, Hopkins School, the Yale Bowl, the Yale Golf Course and…

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Character Development

Local college mascots are more than foam and fabric. They’re also flesh and blood—in one case, a canine’s—with tales behind their tails. …

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Troup Formation

Augusta Troup (née Lewis)

Connecticut voted for the 19th amendment, which granted women the right to vote, on September 14, 1920. That same day, the state lost one of its most ardent and least recognized suffragists, Augusta Lewis Troup…

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Splitting the Vote

The subject for the next debate of the Hillhouse High School Debating Club, which will be held on Friday, January 19, is, “Resolved, That the right of suffrage should be extended to women in all political elections.”

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Under Construction

“We are taking the town out of the 18th century and projecting it into the 21st.”

Even for a politician, that was a hyperbolic way of casting New Haven’s urban renewal program …

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Cross Purposes

There’s an element of time travel on Route 15. …

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Raising Hale

On the morning of May 10, 2017, Fort Nathan Hale Park was abuzz with preparation ahead of its season-opening celebration a few days later. At the northern end, a small plinth stood empty in the middle of a five-pointed star. …

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Point in Time

The eponymous lighthouse on Lighthouse Point hasn’t been lit since 1877. Nevertheless…

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Time Zone

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As Bill Kraus ushers me inside the first room, a beam of cool light splits the darkness…

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