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Long Island Sound

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Top Long Island Sound Articles

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  • All Aboard Essex Clipper Dinner Train For Dining, Scenery

    All Aboard Essex Clipper Dinner Train For Dining, Scenery
    Some restaurants boast beautiful views of Long Island Sound. Other dining rooms overlook well-manicured gardens or bustling downtown centers. The Essex Clipper Dinner Train offers a unique view of an ever-changing landscape as the train winds through...
  • NRC: Millstone 3 Can Draw Off LI Sound Till Water Temperature Tops 80 Degrees

    WATERFORD — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Monday that it has approved a license amendment request for Unit 3 at the Millstone Power Station to increase the temperature limit for cooling water drawn from Long Island Sound from 75 to...
  • Open Beaches To The Public

    The state needs to buy up more beaches along Long Island Sound for people to use. I moved to Trumbull from Waterbury last year. Last week, my wife and I went to a town-owned beach in Fairfield. We had to pay $20. The worker told us that it cost $50 on...
  • Millstone Also Heating Up The Sound

    The recent article "Lobsters Out, Blue Crabs In: Warmer Waters Alter The Sound" [June 29, Page 1] left out an important contributor, the Millston nuclear plant. The once-through cooling system draws in and discharges 2 billion gallons of heated water...
  • Labyrinths: Getting Somewhere By Going In Circles

    If you think you can't get anywhere by going in circles, you haven't walked a labyrinth. Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center in Litchfield claims to have opened Connecticut's first outdoor labyrinth in 1997. Now there are many of them scattered...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hands-On Marine Science Focus Of Natural History Museum Program

    The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn, presents "Project O - Fun in the Lab and On the Sea!" The program takes place through Project Oceanology at UConn Avery Point on Saturday, July 26,...
  • Long Island Sound News

    Long Island Sound News
    My license plate says “Save The Sound.” My wife and I are regulars at Hammonasset Beach State Park. I caught my first flounder not far away. Do I love Long Island Sound? In a word, yes. Am I concerned about it warming? In a word, no. It has...
  • Preserve Well Worth The Price

    We recently hiked the 1,000-acre Preserve. After hiking a small section of this vast, varied land we feel that this acreage is a treasure to be rescued, preserved and cherished leaving a legacy for generations to enjoy. This opportunity will not be...
  • It's A Dirty Job, But Manchester Has To Do It

    It's A Dirty Job, But Manchester Has To Do It
    MANCHESTER — Brace yourselves, citizens of Manchester. The town is about to pop the lid on a big stink. As part of an upgrade to the sewer plant, two 500,000-gallon "digester" tanks installed in 1954 must be cleaned out and demolished. The work...
  • Major Sewer Project Planned In Old Lyme

    OLD LYME — The town and its beach communities are close to an agreement on a major project that would install sewers for the town's thousands of summer homes. Small lots in each beach community are packed densely along the Long Island Sound...
  • Review: 'Fare Forward' edited by Laura Sims

    Review: 'Fare Forward' edited by Laura Sims
    "Fame is a fickle food," Emily Dickinson wrote upon the occasion of David Markson's death in 2010. "Pretty much the high point of experimental fiction in this country," David Foster Wallace called Markson's novels (or "novels"), which sold about a...