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  • Cruising Through History, A 3-State Tour From Watch Hill

    Cruising Through History, A 3-State Tour From Watch Hill
    This timeless trip begins with a classic ride. "The car is a 1913 Model T," says Captain Jack Spratt, as he greets his guests at Rhode Island's famed Ocean House. His old Ford takes folks on a scenic drive through Watch Hill, but that's not all.  At...
  • Daytrippers: Sheffield Island Lighthouse

    Daytrippers: Sheffield Island Lighthouse
    The Sheffield Island Lighthouse has stood steadfast for more than 140 years, a symbol of Connecticut's rich maritime history.  Built in 1868, this structure is nearly identical to other nearby lighthouses in Greenwich and Noank.  "It's one of six...
  • New Law To Restrict Excessive Judges' Pensions Has Holes In It - Intentionally

     New Law To Restrict Excessive Judges' Pensions Has Holes In It - Intentionally
    State legislators vowed to pass legislation to cut back an overly generous judicial retirement provision that will give $100,000-a-year lifetime pensions to two newly appointed judges after they serve less than four years on the bench. But the...
  • Blizzard Of 1978

    The first flakes fell just before noon. By nightfall, gale-force winds were sculpting massive snowdrifts. Long Island Sound bucked and surged against the shoreline. Hundreds of cars were stranded along the state's highways, and thousands of people sought...
  • Injured Water Birds Find A Safe Haven To Heal And Find Love

    Injured Water Birds Find A Safe Haven To Heal And Find Love
    Bee and Marvin form a devoted couple, and despite that unfortunate sex incident, they still can't get enough of each other. Kept safely apart in adjoining pens until Bee recovers from injuries she sustained during some rough summer hanky panky, the...
  • The Birth Of Art Colonies: Old Lyme And Greenwich Were Key Locations For American Impressionism

    The Birth Of Art Colonies: Old Lyme And Greenwich Were Key Locations For American Impressionism
    In the late 19th century, artist Martha Lamb observed that the variety of landscapes in the town of Old Lyme "would drive an artist to distraction." Her comment was prophetic. Within a few decades after she made that statement, Old Lyme was home to a...
  • Artists Create A Poetry Walk Along Seaside At UConn In Groton

    Artists Create A Poetry Walk Along Seaside At UConn  In Groton
    David Madacsi has an ambiguous relationship with the ocean. His home along the Mystic River flooded during Hurricane Sandy. A mooring buoy with a rusty chain was one of the pieces of detritus that washed onto his property. He intended to throw it away,...
  • America's Farmstand Brings Freshness To Your Door

    America's Farmstand Brings Freshness To Your Door
    America's Farmstand (americasfarmstand.com), gracefully takes the concept of the farmers market into the future, utilizing technology to aid in the process of obtaining fresh, sustainable foods. And whereas traditionally you've got to drive, walk or...
  • Adults In Conn. Take Summer Classes, Alternate Route To Teaching Certification

    Adults In Conn. Take Summer Classes, Alternate Route To Teaching Certification
    Sam Varma arranges the classroom's projector screen, promising that this video will be "wild." It shows a hapless seal about to get eaten in the ocean. Then, a twist! The seal lunges in the air, pivots, narrowly avoiding the gaping jaws of a great...
  • Bargain Bites: Costello's Clam Shack In Noank

    Bargain Bites: Costello's Clam Shack In Noank
    One of the rituals of summer is going out for a lobster roll. We had matinee tickets to a play reading at the O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford on a Sunday, so after the show we drove over to Costello's Clam Shack in Noank Village. It's just down the...