| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Remember a few years ago when a consortium of energy giants wanted to build a $700 million floating liquefied natural gas plant in the middle of Long Island Sound? It was going to help Connecticut and New York consumers and be wonderful for the economy....
| Jan 8, 2013
| 5:15 PM
As he faces one of the toughest political jams of his career, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's challenge is to duplicate his gutsy performance during the crises that have marked his first two years in office.
Whatever you care about his tax increase, that deal...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Last year gave me my first chance to live between the tidal cycle and the disaster cycle. Though I've had personal encounters with both throughout my life, I had not lived through the rhythms involved, and therefore did not truly understand. Now I do....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:08 AM
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...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 10:49 AM
Officials have launched a probe in the deadly capsizing of a yacht off Long Island that killed three children and left 2 dozen others scrambling for their lives.
Authorities are investigating the several factors that may have contributed to the July...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:43 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Gathering of the Vibes
Thu., July 19-Sun., July 22. $20-$205. Seaside Park, 1 Barnum Dyke, Bridgeport. (203) 908-3030, gatheringofthevibes.com.
Gathering of the Vibes is a Connecticut institution, a state-wide, annual family picnic on the beach where...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Just because it's cold outside doesn't mean you can't cruise. Bundle up and head down to the Maritime Aquarium to venture out into the soon-to-be-icy waters of Long Island Sound on the Oceanic research vessel in search of wildlife, the cutest of which are...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:10 AM
It may already be too late — 12 years too late.
Connecticut environmental officials say new tests on weak and dying Long Island Sound lobsters show traces of pesticides used to kill West Nile virus mosquitoes. That came as a shock for them. They'...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:15 AM
While the lack of lobsters in Long Island Sound means commercial lobster fishing along the Connecticut shore has just about hit rock bottom, Maine has an entirely different problem: too many lobsters.
There are so many lobsters in Maine waters right...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:55 AM
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;...