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Plant for the pollinators this winter!

The Seed Library at Hamden Public Library is distributing seeds of plants that boost the work of our dwindling pollinators. Many of these plants are native either to the Northeast or to Connecticut; others are […]

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Natural Gas Fuel Supply Risk for New England

The Independent System Operator(ISO)-New England has warned that the natural gas supply for New England is precarious this winter.  Emergency actions could be necessary if the region experiences an extended cold snap.  There are several […]

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Entrepreneur Training

Business Assistance Center Offering Entrepreneur Training to Start-Ups and Existing Small Businesses The Hamden Economic Development Corporation (Town-Wide) and the New Colony Development Corporation (Hamden Target areas) both offer Entrepreneur Training through the Hamden Business Assistance […]

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Critical Race Theory 101

Chances are you have heard about something called Critical Race Theory(CRT), most likely from watching a national or local television news/opinion show, possibly even on social media.  The issue of CRT has now been localized […]

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Starting a Business Virtual Course

Learn how to start and sustain your own business with this FREE weekly program, addressing topics essential to running a successful business presented by experienced professionals In addition, qualifying enrollees will have an opportunity to compete for a $5000 business grant […]

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Technical Skills Training Being Offered

Governor Ned Lamont announced a collaboration between the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU), the Connecticut Office of Workforce Strategy, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide technical skills training and education to more than […]

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October is Health Literacy Month!

Health Literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) addresses […]

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Employment Opportunities

State of Connecticut Regional Chief Operating Officer The State of Connecticut is looking to hire a Regional Chief Operating Officer (health services) with the Department of Correction (DOC) in Wethersfield, CT.   This recruitment is […]

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Electric School Bus Showcase@Miller Library!

On Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 1-2:30pm, the public will have an opportunity to experience an electric school bus at Miller Memorial Library. The Ride & Drive event is with Lion Electric, the leading all-electric […]

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Veggies to plant now

Wasn’t it just Spring? and now we are in mid-summer? That’s Connecticut for you. Procrastinate no more! Take a look at this guide to sowing seeds directly into the garden, courtesy of The Old Farmers’ […]

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Electric Vehicles in Connecticut

In 2020, Connecticut unveiled A Policy Framework for Electric Vehicle Adoption to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) and charging station infrastructure, among other things.  Connecticut has committed to an ambitious EV adoption goal […]

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Things That Go Bump in the North

Good news for fans of Steig Larsson’s (now David Lagercrantz’) Millennium/Lisbeth Salander series, Henning Mankell’s Wallander or Jo Nesbo’s Harry Hole–there’s much more to explore in the Scandinavian (or Nordic) Noir genre! Tina Jordan, Senior […]

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June is Audiobook Month

With so many portable device options, you can literally take them into the sun, while gardening, watering, sunbathing, or hiking. They can also make drive time and chores seem to go by faster, and can […]