Hamden Swears in First Female Mayor Since 1999

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A swearing-in ceremony was held for Hamden's new mayor on Sunday.

Lauren Garrett was sworn in at the Hamden Middle School Auditorium on Dixwell Avenue.

Garrett is the first female mayor in Hamden since 1999.

She told NBC Connecticut that one of her goals will be increasing diversity in Hamden Public Schools from the Board of Education to a culturally responsive curriculum.

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