Town of Hamden keeps playgrounds closed, urging daycares to comply with state orders

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Hamden Mayor Curt Leng is making town-wide changes regarding childcare centers and outdoor areas in town amid the coronavirus pandemic. Last Friday, June 12, Mayor Leng signed two Emergency Orders and one Amendment regarding the town’s response to the pandemic. Use of face coverings First, the town is now requiring people […]

High School Senior Send-off: Jayle Ward from Hamden High School

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Monday’s High School Senior Send-Off features Jayle Ward from Hamden High School. Jayle will be attending Southern Connecticut State University in the fall to pursue nursing. If you know someone you’d like to submit for a Senior Send-Off, you can do so here.

Hamden officers join peaceful protests, look to improve trust with the community

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Demonstrations against racial violence stretched into multiple cities across Connecticut throughout the week. Protestors took to the streets of Hamden and for that town, it was a familiar sight. It was a little over a year ago News 8 was were covering protests against violence perpetrated by a Hamden officer against […]

One Good Thing: Hamden school staff father-daughter duo feature students in good news web series

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Distance learning became a new normal for students and teachers across Connecticut this spring. In Hamden, some school staff noticed it was a challenge keeping the connections previously established with their students in the classroom. West Woods paraprofessional Shannon Prevost and her father, Dunbar Hill fourth-grade teacher Christopher Prevost, decided to […]

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