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Forestry Division Monitors For Early Fall Foliage IndicatorsThe forestry division of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has been monitoring trees as much of the state remains in the grip of a moderate drought.
CT Crew To Help In Firefighting Effort
Connecticut Agency Still Awaits River Water Testing ResultsConnecticut officials are still awaiting the results of water and soil sediment tests taken after an estimated 300 gallons of chemicals spilled into the Quinnipiac River in Southington.
DEEP: Avoid Fish Due To Southington ContaminationThe state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is advising the public not to eat fish from a section of the Quinnipiac River in Southington.
Several CT Swimming Areas Closed Due To High Bacteria LevelsSeveral state run swimming area have been closed due to high bacteria levels, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Wednesday.
Man Drowns In North Stonington LakeState EnCon police are investigating after a man apparently drowned Monday evening in a lake in North Stonington.
No Swimming At Several State ParksA number state swimming areas are off limits for the time being due to higher than normal bacteria levels in the water.
DEEP Closes State Swimming Areas In New Fairfield, KentThe Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has closed two state swimming areas after testing detected the presence of indicator bacteria in the water.
Teen Falls 20 feet From Rope Swing At Torrington Pond
DEEP Issues Warning After Beaver AttackThe state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is advising boaters and swimmers to stay away from a portion of the Quinebaug River at the Route 101 bridge on the Pomfret/Killingly town line.
One Dead In Fiery Highway CrashAll lanes are open on Interstate 91 in Wallingford after a fiery tractor trailer crash this morning in Wallingford.
Massachusetts Teen Drowns At Bigelow Hollow State ParkThe Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says a 17-year old Southbridge, Massachusetts teen was pronounced dead at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge after being taken from Mashapaug Lake at Bigelow Hollow State Park in Union, Connecticut Sunday afternoon.

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