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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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Farm Candy

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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