| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:55 PM
For the first time, lobster season in Long Island Sound will be shut down for most of the fall. From Sunday through Nov. 28, it will be illegal to trap lobsters there.
The move is a sad one for Connecticut's already struggling fishing industry, but it's...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:50 PM
There are hordes of people eating in Connecticut farm fields this summer. They're eating next to pumpkin patches and beside rows of tomatoes, sunflowers, beans and peppers.
And the food they're scarfing down like hunger-crazed locusts was pulled out...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
The town of Chester was recently featured in the July edition of Hartford Magazine where writer Amy Starensier Lee offered this snapshot of the downtown area: “Chester more resembles a small European village than a typical New England town. Though...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Many people see various animals or faces in the puffy clouds of a midsummer day. Me? I'm more of a see-things-in-rock-formations kind of guy. You know, things like the former "Old Man Of The Mountain," a jumble of granite that once stood on the side of...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Starting the day with a view of the sun rising over sparkling water is a treat many of us can only have for a limited time during a beach vacation. The same goes for the summer lifestyle found along the Connecticut shoreline in the summer. Today, you can...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The New London Harbor Light is on the newest postage stamp issued buy the United States Postal Service.
It was unveiled on July 13 in New London.
The lighthouse is the oldest and tallest lighthouse on Long Island Sound. The stamp is part of a USPS...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:36 PM
There was a time when I wanted to live on the shore. I thought it would be
the perfect life, breathing in that refreshing salt air, watching those
fantastic sunsets, digging clams for dinner right out of your own front
yard. That all changed with...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:05 AM
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - The federal government's plan to sell Plum Island, an animal disease research lab off eastern Long Island, and move operations to Kansas took another step closer to fruition on July 30 when the General Services Administration issued...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The distinguished members of the Connecticut chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (bet you didn't even know we had a chapter here) will be gathering this September to hear about seaweed.
Connecticut seaweed to be exact. The kind of seaweed that...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
America got one step closer to winning the War on Drugs when a court cleared the way for the federal government to seize the Waterford home of one-time medical marijuana growers Seth and Beth Marder. The couple told The Day they used cannabis to treat...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:11 AM
When you have what's become a de facto nature preserve barely 12 miles off Connecticut's Long Island shoreline, it's not much of a surprise that environmentalists in this state are pushing hard to keep the federal government from selling it to the highest...