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  • A Meriden Peak With A Giant Autumn View Of Three States

    A Meriden Peak With A Giant Autumn View Of Three States
    Ah, Meriden's West Peak: The runner-up. The second-place finisher. The "Oh-this-isn't-Castle-Craig-it-must-be-the-other-way" turnaround spot. The Hanging Hills of Meriden – probably the best view in the state to which visitors can either hike or...
  • Clock Is Ticking On Plum Island Preservation

    Federal plans to shutter the Plum Island Animal Disease Laboratory and move the operation to Kansas have set into motion steps to sell the 843-acre New York island just off the North Fork of Long Island and visible from the Connecticut shoreline. But...
  • Seaweed Farming in the Connecticut Sound Could Help Grow the Economy

    Seaweed Farming in the Connecticut Sound Could Help Grow the Economy
    A 21st century riddle for you: What's slimy, green and brown, sometimes smelly and disgusting, but also a potentially wonderful anti-pollution tool that's good to eat and could turn into an economic pot of gold for Connecticut? The answer, of course, is...
  • The Lobstercraft Food Truck Offers Fresh Lobsters, Boat to Bun

    The Lobstercraft Food Truck Offers Fresh Lobsters, Boat to Bun
    Like many a lobsterman in the year 2012, Captain William Michael Harden discovered he needed a new business plan. Lobsters never recovered after the die-off in 1999, and he couldn't sell the 1,000 a day he needed to make a profit. When he came home from...
  • A Laser Rainbow Will Be Projected From East Rock For Four Nights Next Week

    A Laser Rainbow Will Be Projected From East Rock For Four Nights Next Week
    Site Projects is a New Haven non-profit that commissions internationally-acclaimed artists to create temporary, free visual art in the city's public spaces. In 2010, the group was responsible for the 110-foot-tall, trippy, orange, dimension-defying...
  • UConn Turns Away Maryland, 76-50

    UConn Turns Away Maryland, 76-50
    BRIDGEPORT — Saturday's Sweet 16 game was expected to be the Bridgeport Regional's restaging of a winter battle between Eastern foes, only this time along the cusp of Long Island Sound on a warm, spring day. "We were talking about how physical the...
  • Hurricane Sandy To Impact Michigan

    Hurricane Sandy To Impact Michigan
    We've mentioned it for days, now we're already feeling the initial effects from Hurricane Sandy. West Michigan will likely see rain (and perhaps some snow showers mixing in at times) on Tuesday and Wednesday. The bigger issue will be the strong,...
  • Hurricane Sandy moving faster, arriving sooner than expected

     Hurricane Sandy moving faster, arriving sooner than expected
    Hurricane Sandy is speeding up as it approaches the New Jersey coastline and expected to make landfall in the early evening instead of late Monday night as previously predicted. The storm's speed increased from 18 mph to 28 mph within the last four...
  • Hurricane Sandy: High Winds, Heavy Rain Expected As Worse Of Sandy To Hit Monday Night

    Hurricane Sandy: High Winds, Heavy Rain Expected As Worse Of Sandy To Hit Monday Night
    Hurricane Sandy is rapidly approaching the Tri-State area and is expected to bring destructive storm surge, heavy rains, and gusty winds. We will continue to see conditions deteriorate as the day goes on. By this afternoon we can expect winds to increase...
  • VIDEO: The 'Long Island Express' Hurricane Of 1938

    VIDEO: The 'Long Island Express' Hurricane Of 1938
    As residents of the Tri-State area await Sandy's impact, the question on everyone's mind is, "How bad will it be?" New Yorkers found out just how bad it could get in 1938 when a storm later named the Long Island Express tore up the coast. Also called the...
  • Tens of millions brace for Hurricane Sandy's approach

    Tens of millions brace for Hurricane Sandy's approach
    Tens of millions of people braced Monday for howling winds, torrential downpours and storm surges that authorities warned could bring devastation unlike anything they've seen. Hurricane Sandy could affect as many as 60 million people. "This is the...