A tulip tree  in the Westwoods area of Hamden is the Hamden Tree Commission’s Notable Tree for the month of February. The tree, also known as the tulip poplar, is considered the tallest eastern hardwood tree. This specimen is 107 feet tall with a trunk circumference of 168 inches and an average canopy width […]

Hamden Police Officer Mark Gery dies

Hamden Police Officer Mark Gery dies

HAMDEN – After a long battle with cancer, Hamden Police Officer Mark Gery passed away Sunday evening. Gery retired after a 20-year career in law enforcement in 2016, a year after the Hamden Elks honored him as Police Officer of the Year. He served on the Hamden Police Department for 10 years and with the […]

Chase between two cars ends with gunshots in Hamden

Chase between two cars ends with gunshots in Hamden

HAMDEN – Three people reported to police that the car they were in was shot up Wednesday afternoon in the area of Woodin Street. The incident began at around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, when they were parked in the lot at Putnam Place on Dixwell Avenue, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. “An individual […]

Quinnipiac University to host dance marathon Feb. 24 to raise money for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Quinnipiac University to host dance marathon Feb. 24 to raise money  for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

HAMDEN – More than 1,500 Quinnipiac University students will dance the night away and raise money for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center on Saturday, Feb. 24. The QTHON, a 10-hour dance marathon, starts at 2 p.m. with more than 65 teams at the Athletics and Recreation Center on Quinnipiac’s Mount Carmel Campus. Last year’s QTHON raised $218,184.83 through fundraising […]

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