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2008-07-30 21:00:32

By Mheegan Rollins WEST HAVEN -- The University of New Haven is offering a range of unique summer camp activities for local youths. A--On tap for high school students is a camp sponsored by the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences that will take students beyond what they see on "CSI." Students will get a hands-on approach to crime scene coverage, including criminal investigation, fingerprinting and blood analysis. Participants will also visit the West Haven Police...

2008-07-30 21:00:32

By Elizabeth Benton By Elizabeth Benton Register Staff NEW HAVEN -- Najeia Mention knows she's headed to college. "It's not even a question," she said. "My stepmom always told me 'You're going to college.' It just sunk in." This summer, Najeia, 15, and 46 of her Career High School classmates spent three weeks studying and rooming together at Yale University, getting an advance look at the type of place they'll be in a few years. The Science Collaborative for Hands-On Learning and...

2008-07-30 21:00:20

By Mheegan Rollins HAMDEN -- Quinnipiac University's chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy received the Network Building Award Special Recognition for Programming from the national American Constitution Society. The society co-sponsored a panel discussion about abortion law featuring law professors from Quinnipiac and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law of Cleveland State University. The society also co-sponsored a lunch series about human rights featuring...

2008-07-30 21:00:19

By Phyllis Swebilius WEST HAVEN -- The Department of Health has reintroduced a newsletter that presents health topics in an easy-to-use format. Each issue of the one-page Health Links newsletter provides topical, accurate and quick information as part of the department's Health Alert Network, said editor Maureen B. Lillis. There are links to the state departments of Public Health and Environmental Protection, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health...

2008-07-28 06:01:11

By Elizabeth Benton, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 28--NEW HAVEN -- Najeia Mention knows she's headed to college. "It's not even a question," she said. "My stepmom always told me 'You're going to college.' It just sunk in." This summer, Najeia, 15, and 46 of her Career High School classmates spent three weeks studying and rooming together at Yale University, getting an advance look at the type of place they'll be in a few years. The Science Collaborative for Hands-On Learning and...

2008-07-26 18:00:20

By Mark Zaretsky, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 26--EAST HAVEN -- Police working with federal agents arrested five men on drug charges after a seven-month investigation into alleged sales of cocaine at the Brick House Restaurant, 383 Main St., police said Friday. East Haven police and agents from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency executed three search warrants Thursday, served several arrest warrants and also made two additional arrests in the process, said police Lt. Joseph Slane....

2008-07-25 12:01:20

By Abram Katz, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 25--The final three girders of the Smilow Cancer Hospital were hoisted into place Thursday afternoon, completing the skeleton of a 14-story structure that will house research and treatment, and is already one of the biggest get-well cards in the world. As the $469 million structure grew after ground was broken in 2006, iron workers began to paint encouraging messages on girders facing the Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital oncology floor....

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 25--Having joined forces in their fight to keep Broadwater Energy from building a liquefied natural gas terminal in Long Island Sound, Connecticut and New York should create a joint commission to address their environmental and energy needs, according to state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal. He proposed creating a Connecticut-New York commission Thursday while attending a regional energy summit on Long Island. "The states of the Northeast,...

2008-07-25 12:00:38

By Mark Zaretsky, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 25--NEW HAVEN -- Westville residents and "safe streets" allies from across town got together to review traffic calming options and talk strategy Thursday night in advance of a meeting next week with the state Department of Transportation. At next week's meeting, at 5 p.m. Thursday at Edgewood School, members of the Coalition for a Livable Whalley plan to urge the DOT to make some changes in the long-approved plan to rebuild a 0.7-mile...

2008-07-24 09:01:13

By Luther Turmelle, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 24--WALLINGFORD -- For the second time in three months, Gaylord Hospital has laid off workers. The Wallingford-based hospital laid off six people in its out-patient division last week, Cindy Whitcomb, a hospital spokeswoman said Tuesday. Whitcomb described the workers who were laid off as support staff to doctors in the outpatient unit. The layoffs come on the heels of eight jobs being eliminated in late May from the hospital's sleep...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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