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  • READER SUBMITTED: Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus Auditions

    The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus will hold auditions on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the auditorium in Leamy Hall, U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Interested singers should contact ECSC President Kathy Walburn at ecscpresident@gmail.com to reserve an...
  • Air museum celebrates Aviation Day

    "Orville Wright" paid a visit to New England Air Museum as it celebrated National Aviation Day on Aug. 19. "My brother and I made engines," Wright said, gesturing to a four-cylinder motor in a glass case. "This is the oldest surviving one." Brian...
  • 'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead

    'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead
    The sickly whale that was spotted swimming erratically in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay for the past week was found dead Thursday afternoon along the shore of St. Julien's Creek in Chesapeake. The Stranding Response Team of the Virginia...
  • Program on frogs promises to be ribbiting

    Program on frogs promises to be ribbiting
    Frogs are an integral part of the food web and tadpoles keep waterways clean by feeding on algae. Steve Johnson, associate professor of wildlife ecology and conservation at the University of Florida, will present "Ribbets, Croaks, Tadpoles and Frogs" at...
  • Up to 100 gallons of diesel spilled into harbor at Bond Street Wharf

    Up to 100 gallons of diesel spilled into harbor at Bond Street Wharf
    About 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from a rooftop generator at Bond Street Wharf into the Fells Point harbor Sunday, Maryland environmental officials said. The fuel leaked into the water from a stormwater outfall at Bond Street, Maryland Department...
  • Connecticut's Legal Boating Age Questioned Following Tragic Accident

    Connecticut's Legal Boating Age Questioned Following Tragic Accident
    Connecticut law allows anyone from age 12 to operate any size boat unsupervised after they complete an eight-hour boating safety course and pass a multiple-choice exam. No test of piloting a boat in water is required. That surprised and concerned some...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport local roundup: CNU basketball program spending eight days in Costa Rica

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: Christopher Newport’s program is spending eight days in Costa Rica for community service, exhibitions and clinics. Women’s volleyball: Christopher Newport was ranked 25th in the Division III preseason...
  • Bayside Drive Beach may reopen Saturday afternoon after sewage spill

    A small stretch of beach along Newport Bay will be closed to swimmers for several days after a boat spilled sewage into the ocean Wednesday morning. A U.S. Coast Guard vessel was pumping its waste water out of the holding tank when a line broke, sending...
  • Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years

    Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years
    On August 7, 2014, Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown celebrates 96 years of service to the fleet providing ordnance and technical support to the U. S. Navy. Since 1918, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a Presidential Proclamation establishing...
  • Keeping the momentum [Commentary]

    Keeping the momentum [Commentary]
    Every so often, there is reason to cheer a little louder both within the gates of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., and 350 miles down Interstate 95 at the U.S. Coast Guard headquarters in Washington, D.C. This year, the academy had a...
  • Coast Guard suspends search for man who fell from sailboat

    Coast Guard suspends search for man who fell from sailboat
    After more than 20 searches over nearly 20 hours, the Coast Guard has suspended the search for a Chicago area man who fell from a sailboat two miles from the Lake Michigan shore over the weekend. The search for Daniel Brown, 54, described as a "strong...