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  • Why Can't Connecticut Organize a Statewide Compost?

    Why Can't Connecticut Organize a Statewide Compost?
    There's a new national effort underway by the grocery industry to do something about the ungodly amount of food Americans throw away, tens of millions of tons a year that end up as garbage in our already overflowing landfills or as incinerator smoke and...
  • Whale of a Deal

    Mystic Seaport is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the historic whaleship Charles W. Morgan with free admission and festivities for visitors Saturday. Events include music, demonstrations, hands-on activities, lectures and tours of the ship. Get the...
  • Where Past Is Present

    Where Past Is Present
    Now more than ever, we need a break -- an occasional respite from our everyday lives. Yes, a "daycation," a day spent away from the office or job site, and away from chores, just to relax and play. Once again this summer, we are taking one day a week to...
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  • Lantern Tour Of Mystic

    See Mystic Seaport as you've never seen it before -- by lantern light for a gorgeous holiday tour. This tradition has been going on for 31 years and it's a Christmas spectacle you don't want to miss.
  • Five Questions: Connecticut's Tourism Czar

    Five Questions: Connecticut's Tourism Czar
    Karen Senich, 40, was appointed executive director of the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism in February 2008 after having served as the commission's acting director for a year. Senich is a Connecticut native who practiced law for 10 years before...
  • Daytrippers: Mystic Seaport

    Daytrippers: Mystic Seaport
    Strolling the sidewalks of Mystic Seaport is always an educational treat, but, if you haven't seen the historic seaside village from the water, then you've missed the boat! "Our main goal at Mystic Seaport is to get everyone to take a boat ride," says...
  • Shipshape Again: Charles W. Morgan Being Restored, May Go To Sea

    Shipshape Again: Charles W. Morgan Being Restored, May Go To Sea
    From the day she was launched in 1841, the Charles W. Morgan has been lucky, not an inconsiderable quality in a small, wooden ship that pursued whales beyond what was then the known limit of the watery world.     It was a freak current, according to a...
  • 'Horse Jockeys' In The West Indies Trade

    'Horse Jockeys' In The West Indies Trade
    In January 1817, the brig Gleaner had the misfortune to leave Saybrook, West Indies-bound with a cargo of horses and other livestock, just as a winter gale hit. By the evening of the second day, the brig was wallowing under waves and the horses...