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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...
  • Malloy On The Environment In 2014

    Some of Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy's actions on environmental issues in 2014: Vetoed bill to allow creation of a potentially lucrative fishery for glass eels, a species environmental experts believe is at risk in Connecticut. ...
  • Malloy Scores Points With Environmentalists While Foley Focuses On Other Issues

    HARTFORD — Since the start of this year, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has been scoring big points with Connecticut environmentalists. He's come down on the side of protecting glass eels, agreed to ban waste from natural gas fracking, backed clean...
  • Time Right For New State Park At Seaside

    Time Right For New State Park At Seaside
    In the 13 years that I have been diligently participating in due process to protect the Seaside Regional Center, a 32-two acre state property on Long Island Sound in Waterford, published commentaries have stubbornly supported the developer's cause,...
  • 'America's Great Hiking Trails' is a beautiful book with great tips

    'America's Great Hiking Trails' is a beautiful book with great tips
    "America's Great Hiking Trails" Rizzoli, $50 What makes a hiking trail "great?" What makes it iconic? Author Karen Berger explores America's great hiking trails in this photo-rich coffee-table book. The United States has 11 national scenic trails that...
  • Love Story: Rescuers Find Love Caring For Stranded Whale

    Love Story: Rescuers Find Love Caring For Stranded Whale
    Erika Stuebing was scheduled to put a deposit on a house in Atlanta when her boss told her she was flying to Alaska that afternoon to help rescue a day-old beluga whale that had beached itself. The senior biologist at the Georgia Aquarium landed in Seward...
  • 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...
  • Malloy Touts His Energy, Environmental Records

    Malloy Touts His Energy, Environmental Records
    HARTFORD – Trailing his GOP opponent in  the latest polls, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy Friday sought to use his record on energy and the environment to give his reelection chances a boost. Malloy’s campaign put out a long list of...
  • Malloy Cites Energy, Environmental Record To Boost Reelection Bid

    HARTFORD – Trailing his GOP opponent in the latest polls, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy Friday sought to use his record on energy and the environment to give his reelection chances a boost. Malloy's campaign put out a long list of accomplishments...