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  • Olmsted's Parks Display Genius Of His Design

    Few of us can follow the trail of a genius. But if that genius is Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture and co-designer of New York's Central Park, the possibility is literally true and near at hand. Born in Hartford in 1822, he...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Washington Prime: Seafood And Kansas Steak In SoNo

    Washington Prime: Seafood And Kansas Steak In SoNo
    Prime has two meanings at Washington Prime: location, which is the corner of Washington and Water streets in SoNo's new commercial-residential Ironworks building; and steak, USDA Prime from Creekstone Farms in Kansas. The new bar and restaurant is...
  • 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...