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DEEP Offers Advice On Black Bears

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is issuing an advisory on black bears in Connecticut. DEEP is advising residents to be mindful that black bears are on the lookout for food as the […]


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DEEP Officers Who Helped At Sandy Hook Among Those To Be Honored

MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut officials will be honoring the good work of state environmental conservation police officers. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has scheduled an awards ceremony for 6 p.m.  at the […]


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Lawmakers Considering Bill To Allow Beer To Be Sold In ‘Juice’ Pouches

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow malt beverages and beer to be sold in pliable pouches.


Brooklyn, Conn. Man Pulled From Lake In Thompson Dies

A 34-year-old Connecticut man has died after being pulled from Quaddick Lake in Thompson.


Chinese Mitten Crab (Courtesy DEEP from Smithsonian Environmental Research Center)

Chinese Mitten Crab In State Waters, First Known Appearance

Another invasive species not native to this region has been found in Connecticut waterways.The Department of Energy and Environmental protection says it’s the first known appearance of the Chinese mitten crab in state waters.