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  • Malloy Touts His Energy, Environmental Records

    Malloy Touts His Energy, Environmental Records
    HARTFORD – Trailing his GOP opponent inĀ  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...
  • 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...
  • Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing

    Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Long, Bitter Seawall Dispute Highlights Global Warming Concerns

     Long, Bitter Seawall Dispute Highlights Global Warming Concerns
    A decade ago, David and Betsy Sams built a retaining wall to stop erosion they feared was threatening the backyard and patio of their lovely and very expensive Old Saybrook summer home overlooking the Connecticut River. They assumed they were simply...
  • The Shoreline Lure Of Guilford's West River Preserves

    The Shoreline Lure Of Guilford's West River Preserves
    My feet crunched through the marsh grass as I approached the banks of Spencer Creek. In the mud below, hundreds of fiddler crabs scrambled sideways in different directions looking to hide in their holes. Nearby, a great blue heron flew off, startled by my...