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Long Island Sound

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  • Connecticut Lobster Fishermen Taking Enforced Break

    Seconds after Richard Sawyer Jr. steered his lobster boat Just In Time to his dock at Jupiter Point in Groton Thursday, his son and grandson began carrying armloads of empty wire traps onto shore. "Just start stacking them four or five high over there,"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Protection Of State Lakes Gets Little Attention

    Connecticut has more than 3,000 officially named lakes, ponds and reservoirs. A few are the fountainheads from which cities draw potable water. Many are becoming real estate refuges for those retreating from hurricane-hit saltwater shores. Many more are...
  • Pile It On: A Few Of Connecticut's Better Buffets

    Pile It On: A Few Of Connecticut's Better Buffets
    Maybe you like a lot of variety in each meal. Maybe you want to get the most food for your money. Maybe you just want to consume as much as humanely possible. Whatever your motivation, Connecticut has plenty of all-you-can-eat buffet options for your...
  • Property of the Week: 10 Billow Road in Old Saybrook

    Property of the Week: 10 Billow Road in Old Saybrook
    Susan and Howard Kilman lived in another shoreline community when they found themselves house hunting in Old Saybrook. Although the town offers myriad amenities – a bustling Main Street, a good school system and public library, beaches, marinas...
  • Connecticut Trails Day Weekend Coming June 7, 8

    Connecticut Trails Day Weekend Coming June 7, 8
    Connecticut Trails Day Weekend has 258 events, the most of any state. So now matter where you live, you're probably close to activities that are being held in 142 municipalities on June 7 and 8. That's impressive for the third smallest state,...