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  • Review: 'Fare Forward' edited by Laura Sims

    Review: 'Fare Forward' edited by Laura Sims
    "Fame is a fickle food," Emily Dickinson wrote upon the occasion of David Markson's death in 2010. "Pretty much the high point of experimental fiction in this country," David Foster Wallace called Markson's novels (or "novels"), which sold about a...
  • Long Island Sound News

    Long Island Sound News
    My license plate says “Save The Sound.” My wife and I are regulars at Hammonasset Beach State Park. I caught my first flounder not far away. Do I love Long Island Sound? In a word, yes. Am I concerned about it warming? In a word, no. It has...
  • Sound Island Is A Plum Worth Saving

    For the second time in as many years, federal lawmakers from Connecticut and New York are petitioning Congress to repeal a 2008 mandate to sell Plum Island in Long Island Sound, a unique habitat that should be preserved and turned into a wildlife...
  • Labyrinths: Getting Somewhere By Going In Circles

    If you think you can't get anywhere by going in circles, you haven't walked a labyrinth. Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center in Litchfield claims to have opened Connecticut's first outdoor labyrinth in 1997. Now there are many of them scattered...
  • Griswold Airport Is Reborn As Madison's Salt Meadow Park

    Griswold Airport Is Reborn As Madison's Salt Meadow Park
    A plane flew low over the marshes of Long Island Sound, and I stood at the edge of a crumbling runway wondering if the pilot might start descending, forgetting that Griswold Airport is now just a distant memory. On a warm summer morning, I stood on the...
  • Victory Came Hard In Long Battle To Save The Preserve

    Victory Came Hard In Long Battle To Save The Preserve
    OLD SAYBROOK — Fifteen years. That's how long it took to save the last major stretch of unprotected coastal forest in southern New England from developers' bulldozers. The battle to protect the rocky, 1,000-acre woodland known as "The Preserve"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Police Identify Greenwich Teen Killed In Boating Accident

     Police Identify Greenwich Teen Killed In Boating Accident
    GREENWICH — The community remained in shock Thursday as more details emerged about the 16-year-old athlete and honor student who died in a boating accident a day earlier. Emily Fedorko, described by schools Superintendent William S. McKersie as a...