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Laurel History

Connecticut’s state flower, the mountain laurel, blooms but once a year…

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Room and Aboard

With the advent of spring, life on the Quinnipiac River has improved in some ways. …

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Trash Decisions

If it’s April, it must be bulk trash pickup month in Hamden. …

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Residential Zone

You don’t need to know a thing about architecture to take an interest in Japan, Archipelago of the House, on view at the Yale School of Architecture through May 4. …

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Kindred Solar

On a February morning of brilliant sunshine, ice rained from the trees and slid down the aluminum roof at 43 Button Street. …

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Blending In

Alan Radin makes house calls. He takes with him his entire workshop—pigments, chemicals, glues and fills, plus brushes, tools, hardware and anything else he might need…

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Hang It Up

In 1990, Frank Cooper had an idea. …

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Heart and Home

Terri Jo Ciocca, Kellyann Day and Mary Grande

The numbers are troubling: more than 3,300 people in Connecticut were counted homeless in 2018, according to the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness. Add to that…

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To Protect and Preserve

The floorboards squeak, and the windows can be drafty. This 1827 boarding house wouldn’t be most people’s idea of a dream office. But…

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Friends and Family

The word “thrift” gets a bad rap, according to sisters-in-law Sue Kuselias and Jodee Webb. …

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