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  • Our Picks: Outdoor Evening Concerts in Greater New Haven

    Our Picks: Outdoor Evening Concerts in Greater New Haven
    July 25: Long Splice, 5:30 p.m., Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, (860) 767-8269. ctrivermuseum.org; Hope Road, 6 p.m., Esker Point Beach, 900 Groton Long Point Rd., Groton, (860) 441-6600. grotonrec.com; Long Island Sound, 6:30 p.m., Vece...
  • Music Man John McDaniel Has New Connecticut Gig

    Music Man John McDaniel Has New Connecticut Gig
    Most people know John McDaniel as the genial Grammy and Emmy Award-winning music director who led the band during the six years of TV"s "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" starting in the mid-'90s. But McDaniel is also a composer, conductor, arranger,...
  • A Tender Task: Deciding A Future In The Shadow Of Alzheimer's

    A Tender Task: Deciding A Future In The Shadow Of Alzheimer's
    The first signs of Sharon Scully's disease showed up when, as an assistant attorney general, she was working on a grueling case against a Milford gas station accused of leaking pollutants into Long Island Sound. She had episodes of forgetfulness, like...
  • No Place For 'For Sale' Sign On Plum Island

    No Place For 'For Sale' Sign On Plum Island
    Plum Island — located off Orient Point, N.Y., within Long Island Sound's "Race" — is a cultural, historical and environmental haven — a rare place in danger of being lost. It was there, 12 miles from Connecticut, that the first...
  • This Can't Be Good: 2012 Sea Temps Off Northeast U.S. Highest On Record

    If you want some additional stuff on global warming to worry about, there's a new federal report out that water temperatures off the northeastern U.S. coast this year were the highest ever recorded. The study found that some areas, such as Chesapeake Bay...
  • The Mysterious Plum Island Might Soon Be Up For Sale

    The Mysterious Plum Island Might Soon Be Up For Sale
    The very name "Plum Island" sends shivers down the spines of conspiracy theorists. Some insist federal researchers on this small slab of land in Long Island Sound are hiding alien bodies; that Nazi scientists helped develop biological weapons there;...
  • Troubled Waters: Fisheries Need Serious Help

    Troubled Waters: Fisheries Need Serious Help
    It's been a long time since fishermen lived along Water Street in the village of Stonington in southeastern Connecticut. The Stonington Dock and the Roman Catholic bishop's annual blessing of the fleet are among the few reminders to outsiders that a...
  • 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...
  • Whitehead's Only Flight Was One Of Fancy

    The General Assembly passed and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently signed a bill honoring the "first powered flight" by Gustave Whitehead, rather than Orville and Wilbur Wright. The flight is pure fiction, not fact. It was born in the imagination of Richard...
  • 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’...