| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:08 AM
“Oysters, Pearls of Long Island Sound” will be at Bruce Museum, One Museum Drive in Greenwich, from Saturday, Nov. 2, until Sunday, March 23, 2014.
According to the museum, “Oysters play a significant role in ecosystems and economies....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Long Island Sound's native oyster, the Eastern oyster, is crucial for mataining the delicate, underwater ecosystem off the Connecticut coast. As it feeds, it recycles nutrients and cleans the water. And it's delicious too. A new exhibit Oysters, Pearls of...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:07 AM
The state park system began a century ago with a five-acre purchase of shoreline in Westport that would eventually become Sherwood Island State Park. Maybe in another 100 years, someone will be telling the story of how a one-mile path through marsh and...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:27 PM
MILFORD — It's been a stressful year for anyone who entered the town's Parsons Government Center Thursday and followed handmade signs to the "intake center" seeking relief payments for storm Sandy.
More exactly, it's been a stressful 360 days, the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:43 AM
There is a parking area along Route 66 at the Meriden/Middlefield border that is usually full no matter what time of the year. It's the access point for the final leg of the Mattabesett Trail, which winds north to Higby Mountain and eventually Lamentation...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:37 PM
After beating service academy rival Air Force Saturday in Annapolis, Navy (3-1) is planning to play Duke this week, Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Sunday night.
The Midshipmen are scheduled to play the Blue Devils (3-2) Saturday at Wallace...
| Sep 26, 2013
With plenty of sunny days and cool nights so far, it appears Connecticut is on track for great foliage color this fall.
The options for taking in the color are practically endless, of course, but that is not to say there are not some special roads,...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Jellyfish are about to take over the oceans! Mass "blooms" will destroy fisheries, clog nuke plant intakes, ruin beaches! Long Island Sound, with its warming waters and high nitrogen pollution, is a prime candidate for the Jellyfish Apocalypse!
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:58 PM
If you're looking for something satisfying to do outdoors this weekend, why not join in the International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday.
The non-profit group Save the Sound and its partners (including Bank of America) will be working at 17 sites along the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Plum Island in Long Island Sound is a remarkable place, both ecologically and scientifically. It should be made into mostly a national wildlife preserve rather than be auctioned off.
Federal wheels are in motion to sell it to the highest bidder,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Tina Zadrozny of The Orchards, a By Carrier community in East Lyme, is in the business of making wish lists come true.
“I always tell my buyers if you are thinking of something in your head and you think it's impossible or it can't be done, always...