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Housatonic River

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Photographer Missing After Losing Bike In River

A well-known commercial photographer is missing after telling his wife he was heading to the swollen Housatonic River to retrieve a lost bicycle.

06/13/2013

The Sunny Side Boat Ramp on the Housatonic River in Shelton. Image from the state of Connecticut Coastal Access Guide.

Chaplin Man Charged In Fatal Boating Accident

A Chaplin man has been arrested on charges related to a December boating accident on the Housatonic River that led to the death of a passenger.

03/22/2013

File photo of the Housatonic River.

Drowning Death In Housatonic River

State police say a 22-year-old man has drowned while fishing in a river in Kent.

09/03/2012

Coppermine Brook flooded Mix Street near Route 6 in Bristol.  Water filled the parking lots of nearby businesses.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Flooding Across State

Heavy rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee sent the Housatonic River over its banks Thursday, flooding some homes and prompting a mandatory evacuation order for residents of one low-lying neighborhood.

09/08/2011