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Virtual Nutrition Classes

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) helps families learn about healthy eating, shopping on a budget, cooking and physical activity. EFNEP staff strive to empower participants, providing knowledge and skills to improve the health of […]

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Back to Work CT Program

Governor Ned Lamont announced that as Connecticut continues to recover from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, he is creating the Back to Work CT program, which will provide a one-time $1,000 bonus payment to 10,000 […]

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Eviction: Legal Help and Rental Assistance

Are you being Evicted? Did Covid-19 cause hardship? Are you falling behind in rent? Falling behind in utilities? Get Legal Help! Call Statewide Legal Services, Toll Free, at 1-800-453-3320 or Apply Online. Rental and utility […]

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Hamden Sketchbook Project

Almost one whole year ago in April, the Hamden Department of Arts and Culture and the Hamden Public Library asked Hamden residents to record their daily, pandemic-life experiences in any artistic or creative way they […]

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2021 Legislative Council Schedule

All Regular Committee Meetings & Regular Council Meetings convene on the first and third Monday of each month with the Regular Council Meetings immediately following the Regular Scheduled Committees which start at 7:00 P.M. 2021 […]

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DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey

DataHaven, a non-profit organization based out of New Haven, has published it’s 2020 Community Wellbeing Survey.  Conducted between July 27th and August 18th, this years report is inextricably correlated with Covid-19 impacts. “The purpose of […]

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Interruptions: Disrupting the Silence

“Interruptions: Disrupting the Silence” is a FREE online production of a true Hamden, Connecticut story that will be streamed on Youtube, September 5th and 6th, and will be filmed from Bregamos Community Theatre. “Interruptions” tells […]

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Why the Census Matters to You

The United States Census is a decennial population census mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the United States Constitution, which states: “Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States… according to their […]

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Hamden Public Library – Zoom Etiquette

What is Zoom? If you haven’t yet Zoomed, it is likely that you will! More and more people and groups are conducting formal and informal meetings and chats online, that is, virtually, rather than face-to-face […]