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Janet Stolfi Alfano of The Diaper Bank

You’ve heard of food banks to help those in need. How about The Diaper Bank?

Originally founded in New Haven by Joanne Goldblum and now operating mostly out of a modest, no-frills warehouse…

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Ives main library exterior

As the reggae band warmed up, dozens of people flocked to the grass, eager to snag a prime spot for spreading out picnic blankets and setting up beach chairs.

It was a warm, humid evening in Westville, just right for …

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Community Asset

Start Bank

At first glance, Start Bank on Whalley Avenue seems a lot like any other. There’s a row of teller stations, a spacious reception area and an ATM at the front entrance.

But this isn’t any ordinary bank. For starters, in …

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