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  • DEEP Commissioner Robert Klee speaks at Eastern Connecticut State University

    On Oct.1, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Klee appeared in a crowded lecture hall at Eastern Connecticut State University to discuss the history of environmental protection in the state. Klee took over...
  • Connecticut Fishing Report

    INLAND TROUT: DEEP's fall trout stockings continue. From mid-September through mid-October, DEEP is releasing 30,000 trophy and adult sized trout into selected waters throughout the state. Mixed conditions are in the bag for this weekend, with some much-...
  • Connecticut Wins $22.6 Million For Freight Rail, Riverfront Work

    Connecticut on Tuesday landed nearly $23 million in federal grants that advocates say will help transform Waterbury's riverfront and dramatically improve a key freight rail line from New London to Massachusetts. The state overcame stiff competition...
  • Fishing Report

    INLAND LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is reported as fair to good. Places to try include Burr Pond, Congamond Lakes, Candlewood Lake, Aspinook Pond, Lake Housatonic, Wononskopomuc Lake, Highland Lake, Bantam Lake, Lake Saltonstall, Winchester Lake, Billings...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water

     Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water
    August 1955 is hot, and wet. On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut. And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
  • A Mad River Runs Through It

    A river flows through the deep hemlock hollows in Wolcott. At times it's placid, the waters slowly flowing through the shadows of the dark forest, with the sun and clouds breaking through the canopy reflecting across the smooth surface. But at other...
  • Dozens Of Farmington Valley Residents Speak Against UConn's Water Supply Plan

    Dozens Of Farmington Valley Residents Speak Against UConn's Water Supply Plan
    Dozens of speakers at a hearing Tuesday night denounced a plan to take water from the Farmington River Watershed to supply the University of Connecticut, saying it would harm an already stressed Farmington River, an important resource. The hearing at...
  • Connecticut Closeup of Naugatuck

    Connecticut Closeup of Naugatuck
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From the Indian word Nekuutunk, or Naukatunk, meaning "one large tree." The tree is said to have stood in what is now the town of Seymour. Naugatuck is one of only two Connecticut town names with Indian derivation; Norwalk is the...
  • The Skeleton In The Closet

    The Skeleton In The Closet
    About 70 years ago the great-granddaughter of a Waterbury doctor who practiced in the late 1700s donated a skeleton to the Mattatuck Museum that the doctor apparently had saved as an anatomical specimen. Its bones were labeled and a name, "Larry," was...