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  • 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...
  • Parts Of Long Island Already Under Water As Sandy Approaches

    Parts Of Long Island Already Under Water As Sandy Approaches
    When PIX 11 cameraman, Keith Lopez, and I entered Bayville, Long Island about 10:30 am Monday, we were amazed at the waves kicking up from Long Island Sound, an hour before high tide in this North Shore town. Thirty minutes later, the Nassau County...
  • Long Wharf Theater's Shore-Set Home Warily Eyes Sandy

    The execs at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, located just off I-95 and just off the waves crashing from Long Island Sound, are keeping a close look at the tides and generation weather from Sandy. So far -- following one high tide around noon on...
  • Shoreline's Long Wharf Theatre Weathers The Weather

    Shoreline's Long Wharf Theatre Weathers The Weather
    Long Wharf Theater, located just off Long Island Sound in New Haven, reports that their facility, which is undergoing interior and exterior renovations, appears to be intact. A theater spokesman reports that after a Tuesday morning inspection there...
  • How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath

    How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath
    Hurricane Sandy was very theater-friendly. Things didn't get really ominous until Sunday night, long after the curtain came down on most shows at theaters throughout Connecticut. Then on Monday when the storm's fury -- and tides -- were at their...
  • Is Sandy a taste of things to come?

    Is Sandy a taste of things to come?
    We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to...
  • In the Wake of Hurricane Sandy, Should Connecticut Lawmakers Address Land-Use Along the Shore?

    In the Wake of Hurricane Sandy, Should Connecticut Lawmakers Address Land-Use Along the Shore?
    Here's an ugly thought to bring up while people along Connecticut's coast are still struggling to rebuild their shattered homes and lives: Maybe Sandy wasn't bad enough. Maybe what we really need to knock some sense into us about how we handle our...
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald's former Baltimore home for sale

    It might lack the cachet of Long Island Sound, where novelist S. Scott Fitzgerald set "The Great Gatsby." But anyone with a spare $450,000 can live in a piece of literary history — specifically the 3,600-square-foot Bolton Hill town home where...
  • Sandy Hook Father Becomes Reluctant But Compelling Spokesman For Gun Control

    Sandy Hook Father Becomes Reluctant But Compelling Spokesman For Gun Control
    Jesse Lewis, 6, and his father spent part of the evening on Dec. 13 at Stew Leonard's grocery in Danbury where they bought Christmas ornaments for one of Jesse's friends, family members and for his first-grade teacher, Victoria Soto. To buy the gifts,...
  • 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 Great Whites Are Cruising Our Shores, But They're Not Hunting Us

    Great whites are cruising off our shores, around Cape Cod and Long Island and even in the Sound, the experts say. They’re hunting, but not for us. This summer has seen increasing reports of these great sharks in the waters off southern New England....