Long Island Sound

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Report: State Meeting Nitrogen Discharge Goals

A state report shows Connecticut’s sewage treatment plants are meeting their goals for reducing the levels of nitrogen discharged into Long Island Sound.



Pilot Killed In Long Island Sound Crash

A pilot was killed when a small plane crashed in the middle of Long Island Sound, several miles south of Hammonasset Beach State Park.



Body Of Missing Boater Recovered

Search and rescue teams located a missing boater in Norwalk Harbor on Long Island Sound Monday night around 11 p.m.


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Girl Pulled From Long Island Sound After Canoe Capsizes

The operators of a ferry are being credited with saving the life of a 12-year-old girl who fell off a canoe and into the waters of Long Island Sound over the weekend.


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Two Rescued Off Coast After Canoe Overturns

A man and a woman were rescued from the waters of Long Island Sound Saturday afternoon after their canoe capsized.


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Oil Spill At Ferry Terminal

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is responding to an oil spill at the New London terminal of the Cross-Sound Ferry.


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Lobstermen Brace For Shutdown Of Sound

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s lobstermen are bracing for the start of the Long Island Sound fishery’s first-ever seasonal shutdown. The Day of New London reports (http://bit.ly/1edRu7F ) that the closure is set to […]


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Illegally Harvested Oysters Seized from Connecticut Waters

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ State officials say they have discovered illegally harvested, undersized oysters in 20 of 24 samples randomly selected from wholesale shellfish dealers. Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky says officials need to more […]


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Historic Whaling Ship Returns to Water

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) _ Mystic Seaport in southeastern Connecticut launched a historic whaling ship on Sunday, celebrating the maritime past of Connecticut, New England and the United States. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy tied the state’s […]


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Body Pulled From Waters Off Clinton

Clinton Police report a recreational boater spotted a body floating in Long Island Sound this morning, about half a mile south of the Clinton channel.