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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Climate Change Key Issue In New Long Island Sound Action Plan

    Climate Change Key Issue In New Long Island Sound Action Plan
    Dealing with global warming and rising sea levels, including possible relocation of key coastal facilities like oil tanks and power stations, is a major focus of a new 20-year plan to protect and improve Long Island Sound’s environment. The...
  • 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...
  • Best Defense Against Advancing Sea? Retreat

    Best Defense Against Advancing Sea? Retreat
    When I first visited Dock & Dine, a notable waterfront restaurant in Old Saybrook, I was struck by its extreme exposure to Long Island Sound, the fury of river flooding, coastal storms and shifting sands. It leans into the nor'easters coming off the Sound...
  • The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence

    The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence
    Freezing cold, stricken with smallpox and under attack from enemy ships in a foreign land, a regiment of American soldiers fled their encampment in Deschambault, Canada, early on the morning of May 7, 1776. Under the command of Col. Charles Burrall, the...
  • Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials

    Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials
    Nearly a century ago, it might have become the trial of the century. A Bridgeport priest was shot dead on a busy city street. Multiple witnesses placed a dim-witted vagrant at the scene. Ballistics experts linked the man's gun to the crime. A chilling...
  • College jackpot: Long Island teen accepted by all 8 Ivy League schools

    College jackpot: Long Island teen accepted by all 8 Ivy League schools
    For high school seniors, this is the season when hope meets reality when it comes to college admission - except for a Long Island teenager who has won the equivalent of the academic jackpot. Kwasi Enin, 17, of Shirley, N.Y., has been accepted by all...