Greetings from Greater New Haven
Getting to Know Greater New Haven
Greater New Haven is comprised of fifteen towns, from Milford to Meriden to Madison and each town has its own personality.

If you decide to visit, please contact the town as coronavirus guidelines may impact availability. This week we head inland for a peek at some quintessentially New England towns.

Stay tuned as we share more about each of our towns over the coming weeks!
For the Foodies!

9/5 & 9/6 Odyssey Express - Greek Food Takeout Event PRE-ORDER • PRE-PAY • PICK-UP Read More

9/13-26 New Haven Restaurant Week(s) Remixed: Lunch, Dinner and To-Go Read More

We'll have more info on the participating restaurants next week!
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The New Haven Road Race Goes Virtual
In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the 43rd Annual Faxon Law New Haven Road Race has become a virtual event during Labor Day Weekend (September 4th – 7th). Participants can register for the virtual half marathon, 20K, 5K, or Kids Fun Run, and participate at the time and place of their choosing. Read More

The Redesigned 2020 Closer to Free Ride on September 12 Read More
Sleeping Giant State Park in Hamden
The Land of the Sleeping Giant encompasses forests, historic sites and scenic byways for outdoor recreational activities. The Farmington Canals connect to various pathways surrounding Hamden’s diverse neighborhoods. Many museums also dot the area, often with historical sites and houses. Highlights include historical sites like the Eli Whitney Museum and the George Atwater House. Hamden has an excellent network of colleges and universities and is home to Paier College of Art and to the mighty Bobcats of Quinnipiac University. Century old family operated farms like Hindinger Farm & Vignola Farm provide a variety of fresh produce to Hamden’s locals and seasonal farmer’s market. Hamden has the ingredients to craft unique and memorable experiences.
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New Haven
Once the state’s co-capital, New Haven also serves as Connecticut’s cultural hub, boasting an abundance of established theaters, museums, music venues, award-winning restaurants, and artistic events. We eagerly await Phase 3 of the Reopen CT plan so everyone can enjoy these exciting venues.

Parks, shopping and dining are great reasons to visit New Haven right now. Reminders about social distancing, mask wearing and hand washing are posted throughout the city for the safety of both residents and visitors.
Travel Advisory
Effective 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, anyone traveling into Connecticut, New York, or New Jersey from a state that has a new daily positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or a state with a 10% or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average are directed to self-quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state. Click here for a list of impacted states.

Travelers will now be required to complete a form upon entry into Connecticut stating their name, date of birth, state of origin, estimated length of stay and location while in Connecticut, as well as contact information. The form is required to be submitted to DPH and can be completed online by visiting
This newsletter is produced in collaboration with the South Central Regional Council of Governments.