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  • 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...
  • Rising Temperatures in the Long Island Sound Have Shown the Need For a Serious Climate Change Discussion

    Rising Temperatures in the Long Island Sound Have Shown the Need For a Serious Climate Change Discussion
    Last week, for the first time in its 37-year history, Unit 2 of the Millstone nuclear power plant was shut down because the Long Island Sound water used to cool it off was too damned warm. That plant provides half of all of Connecticut’s power....
  • After Irene, Insurance Lessons Learned

     After Irene, Insurance Lessons Learned
    Tropical Storm Irene twisted and toppled trees onto roads last year, blocking John Schwarz's path to his waterfront house in Westbrook, so he prolonged his stay at his daughter's Glastonbury home, and he worried. Two days later, after Irene had swept...
  • Connecticut's Political Environment Loses A One-of-a-Kind Dude: Doc Gunther Is Gone

    He was the kind of character a novelist might have dreamed up: a crusty, profane, mustachioed, cigar-chomping, lovable old bastard limping around the State Capitol with his cane and a take-no-bullshit attitude toward one and all. Now that George L. 'Doc'...
  • The Ancient Sand Dunes Of Lake Hitchcock In Windsor

    The Ancient Sand Dunes Of Lake Hitchcock In Windsor
    This is one of the stranger sights you will ever see traveling through the state's inland landscape. One moment you're walking along a path among towering oaks, past dried-up vernal pools and across a forest floor filled with ferns. And then you pass...
  • 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....