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  • Sell Water To UConn? Or Flush It Away?

    In a state which has suffered a net loss of jobs for more than a decade, the potential for economic development at and around the University of Connecticut is welcome news. Like other major universities such as Michigan, Duke and Stanford, which spawned...
  • Connecticut Stuck In The Green Slow Lane

    The good news about Connecticut's environment is that it's not getting worse. The bad news is that it's not getting better. It's been static, more or less, for several years. The era of climate change demands a better effort. This middling-at-best...
  • Kevin Hunt: Why Are Some New MDC Water Fees 'Astronomical'?

    Kevin Hunt: Why Are Some New MDC Water Fees 'Astronomical'?
    A glass of tap water, a cold shower and hosing down the car will cost every Metropolitan District Commission customer more this year. The reality of fee increases, following a vote of the MDC's member towns last November to fund the second phase of the...
  • The Review: Black Hogg is a beguiling entry on Silver Lake scene

     The Review: Black Hogg is a beguiling entry on Silver Lake scene
    First of all, Black Hogg, the name of the new Silver Lake gastropub, doesn't refer to a heritage pig or even a plain old hog or wild boar. According to the staff, it takes its name from the alternative definition of hogg, which the Oxford English...
  • June 17: Author - Matthew Algeo, The President Is a Sick Man

    June 17: Author - Matthew Algeo, The President Is a Sick Man
    Matthew Algeo Event: Tonight 7:00 p.m. Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore 7419 West Madison Street Forest Park www.thepresidentisasickman.com On July 1, 1893, President Grover Cleveland vanished. He boarded a friend's yacht, sailed into Long Island Sound,...
  • A Visit To An Old Estate On The Shores Of Long Island Sound

    A Visit To An Old Estate On The Shores Of Long Island Sound
    Along Connecticut's highly developed shoreline, there are vast open places like Rocky Neck and Hammonasset state parks, but there are also the little-known treasures such as Farm River State Park and Grass Island. Add Madison's Garvan Trail to that...
  • Hurricane Sandy To Impact Michigan

    Hurricane Sandy To Impact Michigan
    We've mentioned it for days, now we're already feeling the initial effects from Hurricane Sandy. West Michigan will likely see rain (and perhaps some snow showers mixing in at times) on Tuesday and Wednesday. The bigger issue will be the strong,...
  • Hurricane Sandy moving faster, arriving sooner than expected

     Hurricane Sandy moving faster, arriving sooner than expected
    Hurricane Sandy is speeding up as it approaches the New Jersey coastline and expected to make landfall in the early evening instead of late Monday night as previously predicted. The storm's speed increased from 18 mph to 28 mph within the last four...
  • Hurricane Sandy: High Winds, Heavy Rain Expected As Worse Of Sandy To Hit Monday Night

    Hurricane Sandy: High Winds, Heavy Rain Expected As Worse Of Sandy To Hit Monday Night
    Hurricane Sandy is rapidly approaching the Tri-State area and is expected to bring destructive storm surge, heavy rains, and gusty winds. We will continue to see conditions deteriorate as the day goes on. By this afternoon we can expect winds to increase...
  • VIDEO: The 'Long Island Express' Hurricane Of 1938

    VIDEO: The 'Long Island Express' Hurricane Of 1938
    As residents of the Tri-State area await Sandy's impact, the question on everyone's mind is, "How bad will it be?" New Yorkers found out just how bad it could get in 1938 when a storm later named the Long Island Express tore up the coast. Also called the...
  • Tens of millions brace for Hurricane Sandy's approach

    Tens of millions brace for Hurricane Sandy's approach
    Tens of millions of people braced Monday for howling winds, torrential downpours and storm surges that authorities warned could bring devastation unlike anything they've seen. Hurricane Sandy could affect as many as 60 million people. "This is the...