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Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads is the name for the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. Hampton Roads is home to the major United States Navy, Air Force and Army bases. It also is home to NASA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. The area is also full of historical landmarks and miles of beaches.
Hampton Roads is the name for the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. Hampton Roads is home to the major United States Navy, Air Force and Army bases. It also is home to NASA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. The area is also full of historical landmarks and miles of beaches. « Show less
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  • 2nd Star cashes in on frantic, farcical 'Funny Money'

    2nd Star cashes in on frantic, farcical 'Funny Money'
    In its opening last weekend at Bowie Playhouse, 2nd Star's production of Ray Cooney's "Funny Money" had audiences in stitches — as this farcical show has done since its 1994 London premiere. Cooney has written 22 plays over the past 50 years,...
  • Unaware, Then Overwhelmed: Hurricane Of 1938 Still Historic

    Unaware, Then Overwhelmed: Hurricane Of 1938 Still Historic
    When the topic is hurricanes in these parts, the conversation begins and ends with the one that stormed ashore on Sept. 21, 1938. "The Great Hurricane of 1938," slammed into Long Island with such force that it registered on a seismograph in Alaska and...
  • 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...
  • Former New London Pharmaceutical CEO Pleads Guilty to Environmental Crime

    The former head of New London-based Sheffield Pharmaceuticals pleaded guilty Tuesday to a criminal charge of knowingly allowing the dumping of chemical pollutants into a public sewage system that discharged into the Thames River for more than seven years....
  • Saved From A Life In Slavery

    Though local history contains many accounts of injustice perpetrated against enslaved black people here, the story of one Hebron family illuminates the better angels of Connecticut's nature. Caesar and Lois Peters and their children were the property...
  • New London Towards Africa

    New London Towards Africa
    The island greeted me with its stillness, the tropical air so hot and thick it felt like a weight on my body. I waded ashore in water as warm as a bath, and looked up. Behind the trees where the shoreline ends, I could see patches of a stone wall,...
  • New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities

    New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities
    Seems like every time I take a trip to the shore, which is as often as I can during the summer, I can't resist buying a postcard, magnet or some other souvenir featuring the image of a lighthouse. Whenever I look at them, I'm reminded of the sea and the...
  • Fishing Guide

    INLAND LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is reported as slow in many areas. Night fishing is still producing some fish (try black jitterbugs and surface poppers). Waters to try include Billings Lake, Gardner Lake, Tyler Lake, Burr Pond, Lake Saltonstall, Shenipsit...
  • 35 found in ship container were from Afghanistan, British police say

    35 found in ship container were from Afghanistan, British police say
    Thirty-five people found trapped inside a shipping container near a London-area port are from Afghanistan, British police said Sunday. Among those found in the container Saturday was a man who was pronounced dead at the scene at the Port of Tilbury on...
  • Schooners, Chowder And Family Fun At Maritime Heritage Festival

    Schooners, Chowder And Family Fun At Maritime Heritage Festival
    Who has the top chowder in New London? On Sept. 13, 20 city restaurants vie for the title of "fan favorite" as they offer up their best recipes during the 2014 Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival, which runs Sept. 11 to 13. The event, in its second...