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  • Gov. Malloy Enacts a Partial Ban on Pesticides, But It May Be Too Late For Connecticut Lobsters

    Gov. Malloy Enacts a Partial Ban on Pesticides, But It May Be Too Late For Connecticut Lobsters
    Stopping West Nile virus by killing baby mosquitoes, or saving Long Island Sound’s vanishing lobsters. It’s a debate that’s been going on for more than a decade and the pro-lobster brigade has finally won. Sort of. Some say it’...
  • Stuart Walker of Annapolis keeps on sailing through life

    Stuart Walker of Annapolis keeps on sailing through life
    Dr. Stuart Walker is having a pretty good year. The retired Annapolis pediatrician got married in March, turned 90 in April, won a sailing regatta last weekend and on Tuesday was selected for induction into the National Sailing Hall of Fame. "People...
  • Connecticut Beaches Ranked 17th In Nation For Pollution

    Last year, Connecticut beaches along our coast were shut down or had pollution advisory warnings posted a cumulative total of 298 days, according to the National Resources Defense Council. And that was good news. It was good because our Long Island...
  • Whitehead's Only Flight Was One Of Fancy

    The General Assembly passed and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently signed a bill honoring the "first powered flight" by Gustave Whitehead, rather than Orville and Wilbur Wright. The flight is pure fiction, not fact. It was born in the imagination of Richard...
  • Remember the Broadwater LNG Plant for Long Island Sound? Maybe It Wasn't Such A Hot Idea After All

    Remember a few years ago when a consortium of energy giants wanted to build a $700 million floating liquefied natural gas plant in the middle of Long Island Sound? It was going to help Connecticut and New York consumers and be wonderful for the economy....
  • The Preserve May Be Saved Yet

    The Preserve May Be Saved Yet
    If the money can be had, this is a great environmental victory: The Trust for Public Land announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement to buy and protect a stunning 1,000-acre tract along the shore called The Preserve — the last...
  • Crime & Punishment: Rob Zombie Unhappy With Local Skate Park

    Crime & Punishment: Rob Zombie Unhappy With Local Skate Park
    America got one step closer to winning the War on Drugs when a court cleared the way for the federal government to seize the Waterford home of one-time medical marijuana growers Seth and Beth Marder. The couple told The Day they used cannabis to treat...
  • Connecticut Environmentalists Push for Preservation of Plum Island

    When you have what's become a de facto nature preserve barely 12 miles off Connecticut's Long Island shoreline, it's not much of a surprise that environmentalists in this state are pushing hard to keep the federal government from selling it to the highest...
  • Connecticut Seaweed Could Represent the Future For the State's Cosmetics Manufacturers

    Connecticut Seaweed Could Represent the Future For the State's Cosmetics Manufacturers
    The distinguished members of the Connecticut chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (bet you didn't even know we had a chapter here) will be gathering this September to hear about seaweed. Connecticut seaweed to be exact. The kind of seaweed that...
  • A Visit To A Preserve With A Cliffside View Of Long Island Sound

    Many people see various animals or faces in the puffy clouds of a midsummer day. Me? I'm more of a see-things-in-rock-formations kind of guy. You know, things like the former "Old Man Of The Mountain," a jumble of granite that once stood on the side of...
  • 8/11/2013-Guess Again

    8/11/2013-Guess Again
    There was a time when I wanted to live on the shore. I thought it would be the perfect life, breathing in that refreshing salt air, watching those fantastic sunsets, digging clams for dinner right out of your own front yard. That all changed with...