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  • Hartford Forward Mark Nwakamma, Team's Leading Scorer And Rebounder, Expected To Play Saturday Vs. Albany

    Mark Nwakamma, the leading scorer and rebounder for the Hartford men’s basketball team, is expected to return to the lineup Saturday against Albany after missing two games with a knee injury. Hartford (10-14, 4-5 America East), which has also been...
  • Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes

    Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes
    In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived. The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
  • A Changing Climate: More Extreme Weather Ahead

     A Changing Climate: More Extreme Weather Ahead
    The changing climate is expected to make Connecticut a different place with more extreme weather, hotter summers and more precipitation, disrupting the natural world around us and testing our ability to respond and adapt. Some changes will be volatile...
  • A Winter Visit To The Iconic Shack Of Guilford's Grass Island

    A Winter Visit To The Iconic Shack Of Guilford's Grass Island
    "Motif Number 1" is perhaps the quintessential seaside shack of them all. The barn red fishing shack sits at the end of a pier jutting out into the middle of a busy Rockport, Mass. harbor. Multicolored lobster buoys hang haphazardly from its clapboards...
  • Stronger Laws Needed To Rebuild Fisheries

    For centuries, coastal communities in New England have relied upon a rich connection to the ocean and its bounty. Finfish such as cod and shad have supplied us with food, recreation and livelihoods for generations. At The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, one...
  • An Autumn Adventure That Looks Across Beseck Mountain

    An Autumn Adventure That Looks Across Beseck Mountain
    There is a parking area along Route 66 at the Meriden/Middlefield border that is usually full no matter what time of the year. It's the access point for the final leg of the Mattabesett Trail, which winds north to Higby Mountain and eventually Lamentation...
  • ONeill Center To Launch National Music Theater Institute

    The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford is undertaking its largest capital project since its was founded nearly 50 years ago. The state approved a $3 million grant to the Tony Award-winning theater center which will allow it to go forward...
  • A View Of The Sea For All To See

    Connecticut is not exactly known for having long, walkable stretches of shoreline. Not unless you want to be arrested for trespassing on someone's private beach or jetty. But there is a place where you can walk along a beach on Long Island Sound for more...
  • Gov. Malloy Enacts a Partial Ban on Pesticides, But It May Be Too Late For Connecticut Lobsters

    Gov. Malloy Enacts a Partial Ban on Pesticides, But It May Be Too Late For Connecticut Lobsters
    Stopping West Nile virus by killing baby mosquitoes, or saving Long Island Sound’s vanishing lobsters. It’s a debate that’s been going on for more than a decade and the pro-lobster brigade has finally won. Sort of. Some say it’...
  • Stuart Walker of Annapolis keeps on sailing through life

    Stuart Walker of Annapolis keeps on sailing through life
    Dr. Stuart Walker is having a pretty good year. The retired Annapolis pediatrician got married in March, turned 90 in April, won a sailing regatta last weekend and on Tuesday was selected for induction into the National Sailing Hall of Fame. "People...
  • Connecticut Beaches Ranked 17th In Nation For Pollution

    Last year, Connecticut beaches along our coast were shut down or had pollution advisory warnings posted a cumulative total of 298 days, according to the National Resources Defense Council. And that was good news. It was good because our Long Island...