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Bear, June 2013 (Courtesy Wethersfield Police)

Bear Sightings Resume With Spring

With the arrival of spring, authorities are beginning to receive more calls of bear sightings around Connecticut.

03/25/2014

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Group Challenges New England Energy Coordination

A Boston environmental group is challenging how energy policy is coordinated by New England’s six governors, saying the state leaders are conducting private negotiations with the energy industry.

03/20/2014

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Hearing On Pesticides

Connecticut state lawmakers are considering whether to expand restrictions on pesticide use to include more public places like parks, playgrounds and municipal greens.

03/17/2014

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Mystic Aquarium Mourns Beluga Whale’s Passing

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) – Mystic Aquarium staff and visitors are mourning the loss of a 33-year-old female beluga whale that died after a prolonged respiratory illness. Aquarium officials say Naku the beluga died Saturday night […]

03/11/2014

Motor Transport Association of Connecticut wants state to make sure chemicals used in deicing are not caustic to vehicles. (Getty Images)

Lawmakers Want A Study Of Chemicals Used To Treat Roads

Driver’s advocacy group says chemicals in road deicers cause vehicle corrosion.

02/28/2014