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DEEP To Target Drunken Boaters

OLD LYME, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is kicking off “Operation Dry Water,” an effort to target drunken boaters. DEEP environmental conservation officers and other DEEP officials on Friday will […]


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DEEP Stocks Ponds, Lakes with Catfish

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut officials stocked lakes and ponds across the state with 21,000 channel catfish this week to promote fishing and offer more outdoor activities for residents. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection […]


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Water Fatality In Thompson

A Brooklyn man in his 30s was pronounced dead Tuesday night.



Officials Collect Seven Reptiles During Animal Amnesty Day

A 12-foot long Burmese python was among seven animals Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials collected during an Animal Amnesty Day Saturday at the Beardsley Zoo.


CT Fire Crew Sent to Minnesota

A Connecticut crew will go to Minnesota to help fight a forest fire.