A dozen years ago, a 10-year-old girl wrote a message on a scrap of paper, placed it in a ginger-ale bottle and launched it into the waters off Long Island. Now, that bottle has been discovered amid a beach strewn with debris from Superstorm Sandy.
Connecticut prison inmates have been helping a few towns in northern Connecticut clean up debris from the October snow storm.
The state Department of Transportation is calling in a crane to help remove debris which has washed down the Connecticut River and caught up on the stone supports of the century-old Bulkeley Bridge. The work will affect traffic over the bridge.
Connecticut state police say they are looking for the source of a 3-1/2 inch-long bolt that flew through the windshield of a car on Interstate 95 and killed a Waterbury woman.