| 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...
| 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....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:50 AM
When Sandy ripped through Connecticut's shoreline homes, it scattered memories far and wide, a testament to the storm's mindless but personal sweep.
A 1952 wedding album was buried in mud near the water in Fairfield. An antique desk floated in nearby...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:21 PM
I once believed the Connecticut shoreline had nothing to offer except for the "bigs" - state parks like Hammonasset, Harkness Memorial and Bluff Point. And then I discovered places like East Haven's Farm River State Park, Guilford's Chittenden Park and...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Después de semanas de especulaciones sobre una estructura de cuatro pisos construida en una cubierta de barcaza en el puerto de New London, documentos obtenidos de la Guardia Costanera la semana pasada muestran que tenia alguna relación con Google....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:15 PM
During my travels across the state, I've seen plenty of stone walls snaking their way through the woods – a tangible link to the land's agricultural past before the New England forest reclaimed it.
I've seen lichen-covered walls. I've visted...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:55 AM
It's a pretty good bet if you are searching for Captain Kidd's pirate treasure, you will find a reference to it in the histories of towns along the shores of Long Island Sound and up the Connecticut River.
There's the cursed Charles Island off the...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 2:49 PM
As the boat moved down the channel into Long Island Sound, the captain ordered a message sent ashore that forever changed the strategy of naval warfare: "Underway on nuclear power."
With those words on the morning of Jan. 17, 1955, Cmdr. Eugene...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:00 PM
The first signs of Sharon Scully's disease showed up when, as an assistant attorney general, she was working on a grueling case against a Milford gas station accused of leaking pollutants into Long Island Sound. She had episodes of forgetfulness, like...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own business." -- Paul Valery.
But we are not talking politics today. Indeed, I find very few people talking politics, Washington or disaster because they are so very...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The New London Harbor Light is on the newest postage stamp issued buy the United States Postal Service.
It was unveiled on July 13 in New London.
The lighthouse is the oldest and tallest lighthouse on Long Island Sound. The stamp is part of a USPS...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:05 AM
July 25: Long Splice, 5:30 p.m., Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, (860) 767-8269. ctrivermuseum.org; Hope Road, 6 p.m., Esker Point Beach, 900 Groton Long Point Rd., Groton, (860) 441-6600. grotonrec.com; Long Island Sound, 6:30 p.m., Vece...