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Long Island Sound

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  • New Life As Shoreline State Park For Abandoned Seaside Sanatorium

    New Life As Shoreline State Park For Abandoned Seaside Sanatorium
    Back in the 1930s, it was believed that sunshine along with the sea air and soothing waves of Long Island Sound could cure children with bone and glandular tuberculosis. So the state built the Seaside Sanatorium on Magonk Point in Waterford overlooking...
  • Former 'Seaside' Sanatorium To Become State Park

    Former 'Seaside' Sanatorium To Become State Park
    A long debate over what the state should do with a 32-acre former tuberculosis sanatorium on the shore of Long Island Sound ended Tuesday with Gov. Dannel Malloy's announcement that the "Seaside" property will become a state park. Malloy said the...
  • Regulators Take New Look At Millstone's 'Thermal Plume'

    WATERFORD — Ask a group of local anglers about the best spots to catch fish, and at least one is likely to mention the waters of Niantic Bay near where the Millstone Power Station discharges the water used to cool the plant. The 2.2 billion...
  • Simsbury Man Swims To Honor The Memory of His Daughter

    Simsbury Man Swims To Honor The Memory of His Daughter
    SIMSBURY — Seven years ago, Paul Epstein competed in the United States Masters Swimming 10K National Championships, which was held in at Huntington Bay, on the north shore of Long Island. He was swimming in the memory of a friend, Dave Parcells,...
  • Fall's Jazz Headliners Include Chick Corea, Jane Monheit, Vijay Iyer

    Fall's Jazz Headliners Include Chick Corea, Jane Monheit, Vijay Iyer
    While the Top-10 jazz fall fare might not actually range to infinity, it is chock full of impressive talent and dizzying diversity. It soars from a high-flying flock of rare singers, including Jane Monheit and Kurt Elling, to such progressive, figures for...
  • Fishing Report

    INLAND TROUT: DEEP's fall trout stockings began last week. Through mid-October, DEEP is releasing 30,000 trophy and adult-sized trout into selected waters. About 14,000 are trophy-sized brown trout (all greater than 12 inches) and the remaining 16,000...
  • Connecticut Shellfishers Demand New State Leasing Rules Be Revoked

    MILFORD – An angry group of Connecticut shellfishers demanded Wednesday that Gov. Dannel Malloy cancel a new state leasing policy they insist is so draconian that it will damage the state's lucrative clam and oyster industry. More than 50 fishermen...
  • Memories And Consolation At Connecticut's 9/11 Memorial

    WESTPORT — Patty and Kenny Schielke arrived early for Wednesday's anniversary ceremony at the 9/11 Living Memorial in Sherwood Island State Park. The Southington couple walked to the granite monument set on a spit of land jutting into Long Island...
  • Faulkner's Island Light — Lonely Outpost Full Of History Off Guilford Shore

    Faulkner's Island Light — Lonely Outpost Full Of History Off Guilford Shore
    A terrible gale lashed Long Island Sound on a winter's night in 1805. Faulkner's Island lighthouse keeper Joseph Griffing woke the next morning to survey the damage and glanced to the west to Goose Island, where he saw a ship wrecked on the rocks. He...
  • Bridgeport Neighborhood Reels From Massive Fire

     Bridgeport Neighborhood Reels From Massive Fire
    BRIDGEPORT — Sweet-smelling smoke continued to rise Friday from the rubble of a massive fire that destroyed two businesses — one of which housed industrial perfumes. The five-alarm fire bent metal and sparked a series of explosions that...
  • Incendio masivo en Bridgeport emite productos químicos al aire, agua; obligando a 400 a abandonar sus casas

    Incendio masivo en Bridgeport emite productos químicos al aire, agua; obligando a 400 a abandonar sus casas
    Un incendio de cinco alarmas que destruyó dos fábricas y obligó a 400 personas a abandonar sus hogares, también emitió productos químicos al aire y al agua, informaron las autoridades la mañana del viernes. Pequeñas cantidades de productos químicos se...