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  • Global Warming Key Issue In Update Plan for Protecting Long Island Sound

    A new 20-year plan to protect Long Island Sound while addressing problems created by global warming and rising sea levels calls for protecting or relocating key coastal facilities like oil tanks and power stations, among other measures. The draft...
  • Ray Smith: Hit man and undercover deputy

    Ray Smith: Hit man and undercover deputy
    Ray Smith spent years as a hit man, a violent tax protester and a white supremacist. He pretended to be all of those things while working as an undercover deputy with the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Ready to talk on any topic, the former volunteer...
  • Expect A Stench In Manchester

    Expect A Stench In Manchester
    MANCHESTER — A public warning issued last month about the potential for a big stink in town was premature. The contractor that was to begin pumping waste from two, 500,000-gallon tanks at the sewage treatment plant in mid-July is not expected to...
  • Connecticut's Legal Boating Age Questioned Following Tragic Accident

    Connecticut's Legal Boating Age Questioned Following Tragic Accident
    Connecticut law allows anyone from age 12 to operate any size boat unsupervised after they complete an eight-hour boating safety course and pass a multiple-choice exam. No test of piloting a boat in water is required. That surprised and concerned some...
  • Tragedy Highlights Need For Youth Boating Restrictions

    The death of a Greenwich teenager in a boating accident highlights the need for more stringent boat operator requirements. The accident occurred Wednesday, when four 16-year-old Greenwich High School students were operating a boat in Long Island Sound....
  • Sandy Grants On Connecticut Shoreline Raise Questions

    Sandy Grants On Connecticut Shoreline Raise Questions
    NEW HAVEN — Nearly two years after storm Sandy sacked the Connecticut coast — a shoreline still disheveled from a pounding by Tropical Storm Irene a year earlier — federal funds for recovery are still being parceled out. The...
  • Police Identify Greenwich Teen Killed In Boating Accident

     Police Identify Greenwich Teen Killed In Boating Accident
    GREENWICH — The community remained in shock Thursday as more details emerged about the 16-year-old athlete and honor student who died in a boating accident a day earlier. Emily Fedorko, described by schools Superintendent William S. McKersie as a...
  • Commercial Fisherman Sues State For False Prosecution

    A prominent commercial fisherman from Guilford who was found not guilty earlier this year of poaching clams from another person's state-leased shellfish bed is now suing the state inspectors who arrested him. Nicholas Crismale claims he was targeted by...
  • Jewett City Savings rescues Griswold High School drama program

    Jewett City Savings rescues Griswold High School drama program
    The show will go on once again at Griswold High School's drama department after Jewett City Savings Bank officials showed up at the school to announce that the bank is funding the program, which had been dropped due to budget cuts. "We're back in...
  • Fisherman Sues State For False Arrest on Clam Poaching Charge

    Fisherman Sues State For False Arrest on Clam Poaching Charge
    A prominent Guilford fisherman who was found not guilty earlier this year of poaching clams from another person’s state-leased shellfish bed is now suing the state inspectors who arrested him. Nicholas Crismale claims he was targeted by the...
  • 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...