Town to Offer Warming Centers

Due to the prediction of extreme weather temperatures and conditions for the weekend, Hamden will offer warming centers located around the town to those who may be in need.

Hamden Rotary donates to Girl Scouts

  The Rotary Club of Hamden has donated $750 to  Girl Scouts of CT for programing aimed toward self-awareness and empowerment of young girls. Rotarian Betsy Gorman(Left) presented the check to Janeska Cardona of Girl Scouts of CT.

Hamden Obituaries: Mary Dickinson, 67

Mary Dickinson, 67, of Cheshire, formerly of Hamden, passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 at Connecticut Hospice. Mary was born in New Haven, a daughter of the late Thomas and Annette Vece Dickinson.  She was a teacher at Shelton High School, where she taught special education and home economics courses …

New Building Planned for West Woods School

HAMDEN – The Legislative Council recently approved bonding to replace West Woods School will a new building that will be located behind the current facility. In addition, Shephard Glen School will be renovated “as new.”

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Hamden Obituaries: Anna Bolash, 96

June 17, 2015 Obituaries Comments Off on Hamden Obituaries: Anna Bolash, 96

Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 11.14.14 PMAnna Bolash, 96, a resident of Hamden for 46 years, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2015, at Hamden Health Care Center.

Anna was born in New Haven on Oct. 29, 1918, a daughter of the late Simon and Adelia Kosack Bolash.

Anna is survived by her brother-in-law Robert Muthersbaugh and was predeceased by her sisters Vera Muthersbaugh and Lydia (Betty) Bolash and brothers Joseph, John, Nicholas and Michael Bolash. … Continue Reading

Hamden Elks Mark Flag Day

June 17, 2015 Community Organizations Comments Off on Hamden Elks Mark Flag Day

1del1The Hamden Elks Lodge #2224, serving North Haven and Hamden, conducted their annual Flag Day Ceremony on Flag Day, June 14, in the Lodge upper hall. The event included officers of Hamden Lodge, local Girl Scout Troops 60440, 60165 and 60122, which are all a part of Hamden Girl Scout Color Guard, and Boy Scout Troop 610, who presented the history of our nation’s flag with replicas of each historical flag and demonstrated the flag folding ceremony. … Continue Reading

Letters: High Property Taxes Killing Hamden Homeowners

June 16, 2015 Opinion Comments Off on Letters: High Property Taxes Killing Hamden Homeowners

1del1To the Editor:

A large number of homeowners are leaving Hamden due to high property taxes.

The latest mill rate in Hamden has increased to 40.87 mills.

Hamden has the highest mill rate in the greater New Haven area excluding New Haven. … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: Alden Barker Hall Jr., 58

June 15, 2015 Obituaries Comments Off on Hamden Obituaries: Alden Barker Hall Jr., 58

Screen Shot 2015-06-15 at 12.51.20 AMAlden Barker Hall Jr.,  58, of Hamden, passed away on Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven. He was surrounded by his girls, wife Pamela Malley Hall and daughters Patricia Michelle Hall, of Hamden and Allison Brooke Hall of Boston.

He was born in New York City, New York on June 26, 1956, a son of the late Alden B. Hall, MD & Audrey Schramm Hall, and grew up in Freedon Township, New Jersey. He attended The Governor’s School and graduated Blair Academy in 1974. … Continue Reading

Hamden Reps Pushing Bill to Tax QU Homes Rented to Students

June 7, 2015 Quinnipiac University, State Capitol Comments Off on Hamden Reps Pushing Bill to Tax QU Homes Rented to Students

quinnipiac logoA state bill that would require Quinnipiac University to start paying taxes on the single-family homes it owns and rents to students that would add almost half a million dollars to Hamden coffers failed to pass the state Senate but will probably be addressed during the special session that will be held in the coming weeks. … Continue Reading

Whitneyville Civic Association Hosts 2015 Summer Slams

June 6, 2015 Arts and Culture, Community Organizations Comments Off on Whitneyville Civic Association Hosts 2015 Summer Slams

summer music slam

Altman: ‘I shall not be supporting Hamden’s Democrats’

June 6, 2015 Uncategorized Comments Off on Altman: ‘I shall not be supporting Hamden’s Democrats’

ann altmanTo the Editor:

Why I can no longer support Hamden’s Democratic Party

In 1999, the voters in Hamden’s Fifth District elected me to the Legislative Council.  At the same election, Curt Leng was elected to the Council by voters in his district.  However, he abandoned his constituents immediately and took a job in the Mayor’s office, working with newly elected Mayor Carl Amento. Now, Scott Jackson, who was re-elected Mayor of Hamden in 2013, has abandoned his constituents for a job at the State level and Curt Leng has been elected Mayor. … Continue Reading

Hamden Rotary Honors Top Eli Whitney Seniors

June 5, 2015 Graduation, Schools Comments Off on Hamden Rotary Honors Top Eli Whitney Seniors

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The Hamden Rotary Club recently honored two top graduating seniors from Eli Whitney Technical School.

Shown are Mari Camacho (Left), Senior Class advisor, Jeanne Willinsky, Director of Admissions and School Counseling, Devauni Dacres(Valedictorian), Evelyn Perez, salutatorian, and John Nolan Rotarian.(Right)

Hamden Obituaries: Marie Carol Wright Randall, 75

June 5, 2015 Obituaries Comments Off on Hamden Obituaries: Marie Carol Wright Randall, 75

1del1Marie Carol Wright Randall, 75, of Hamden, entered into eternal rest on June 1, 2015. She was the wife of Willie Ray Randall.

Born in Bronx, NY, December 23, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Wright and Irene Ferguson Wright.

Mrs. Randall was previously employed at Yale-New Haven Hospital as a social worker. … Continue Reading

Curt Balzano Leng is Hamden’s New Mayor

May 28, 2015 Elections Comments Off on Curt Balzano Leng is Hamden’s New Mayor

1del1Curt Balzano Leng, who has served as the town’s Chief Administrative Officer for the past five and a half years, was elected mayor Thursday, replacing his former boss, Mayor Scott Jackson.

Jackson left last month to take a position in Gov. Dannel Malloy’s administration. … Continue Reading

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