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Salvage Mission

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As cofounder and board chair Lisa Spetrini guided me through the racks, bins, shelves, cubbies and jars of artsy, craftable salvage in North Haven’s EcoWorks—“Connecticut’s only Creative Reuse Center”—I thought of all the creative people I know and wondered, …

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Peace and Quiet

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“I find it interesting that some people say they don’t want to live near a cemetery,” says Dan Krueger, manager of Beaverdale Memorial Park. …

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Mother Lode

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Mother’s Day is Sunday, and if you’re still considering where to go or what to give, this article’s for you. …

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Pitching Camp

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Temperatures are rising, days are getting longer and local parents who haven’t yet registered their children for summer camp might be feeling the heat. …

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Dream House

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Near sunset on a weekday afternoon, drive up or down Dixwell Avenue for an uplifting sight…

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Thick Ice

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We stepped onto the ice with some trepidation, my daughter and I. …

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Hire Gear

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As Bill Brown and Sally Hill prepared in 2020 to retire after 32 years of running the Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop, a hole opened that not just any peg could fill. A search for their replacement demonstrated the challenge …

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Mouth to Mouth

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“We have a favorite saying here: ‘You’re not famous until your head is on a PEZ dispenser,’” says Shawn Peterson, manager of the PEZ Visitor Center in Orange. …

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Play Time

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Calvin Hill is best known for his 12 seasons in the National Football League. But in New Haven, the star running back’s biggest fans may be preschoolers. …

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Great Promise

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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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