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  • 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...
  • Incendio masivo en Bridgeport emite productos químicos al aire, agua; obligando a 400 a abandonar sus casas

    Incendio masivo en Bridgeport emite productos químicos al aire, agua; obligando a 400 a abandonar sus casas
    Un incendio de cinco alarmas que destruyó dos fábricas y obligó a 400 personas a abandonar sus hogares, también emitió productos químicos al aire y al agua, informaron las autoridades la mañana del viernes. Pequeñas cantidades de productos químicos se...
  • Malloy Touts His Energy, Environmental Records

    Malloy Touts His Energy, Environmental Records
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Connecticut's Story Key To Cultural Tourism

    Culture, tourism, placemaking and economic development are four concepts that belong together. Good public policy requires thinking strategically about their interrelatedness. Despite being one of only six states with abundant, on-the-ground and...
  • Carnett: Selfie is nothing new, but the self-absorption is

    I took my first — and I'm pretty sure last — "selfie" in the summer of 1964. Perhaps you're aware of this fresh utterance for a 21st century phenomenon. Oxford Dictionary recently tabbed "selfie" its 2013 word of the year. The term...
  • Cloudy Forecasting Gradually Clears: Weather Has Always Been Big News

    Forecasting the weather -- or trying to -- is as old as civilization. Around 340 B.C., the Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote a four-volume text exploring the origins and dynamics of different weather events. Still, for many hundreds of years,...