| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:22 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:50 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:02 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:18 PM
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,...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:19 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy.
In an interview with The Courant's Chris Keating, Dodd said...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:27 AM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:05 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:10 AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Poor Robert Redford. If only he had gone to sailing school, the wayward yachtsman would have known not to cross the Indian Ocean solo with the wrong lifeboat. When a cargo container slashed the port side of his 39-foot yacht, he...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:03 PM
In the early part of the 20th century, commerce started to turn away from the Connecticut River and focused on the ribbons of roads and highways that started to crisscross the state.
Many towns and cities along the river followed suit and turned their...