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Plum Island (from Department of Homeland Security)

State Leaders Question Proposed Plum Island Sale

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) _ Lawmakers and environmentalists are questioning a proposal by the federal government to sell Plum Island in Long Island Sound. State Sen. Andrea Stillman of Waterford said at a public hearing […]

10/18/2012

Long Island Sound Swimmer Missing

WESTBROOK, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities say a Texas man has disappeared while swimming with friends in Long Island Sound off the coast of Connecticut. The Coast Guard says 20-year-old Benji Aven was swimming from Salt […]

09/03/2012

Coast Guard (Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Body Of Pomfret Woman Recovered In Boating Accident

A woman’s body was recovered Monday from the wreckage of a 50-foot power boat that sank after hitting a rock in Long Island Sound, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

08/20/2012

Millstone Power Station (Courtesy Dominion Resources, Inc)

Hot Water In Sound Prompts Shutdown Of Millstone 2 Nuclear Plant

Federal energy regulators say Connecticut’s nuclear power plant has shut down one of two units because water from Long Island Sound used to operate the plant is too hot following the hottest July on record.

08/13/2012

The shore of Long Island Sound.  (Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer)

Woman Rescued Safely From Sound

A 27-year-old woman reported missing at East Haven’s Cosey Beach has been rescued from the water after a two-hour search.

08/09/2012

Lobster (Jodi Hilton/Getty Images News)

LONG ISLAND SOUND LOSING ITS LOBSTERS

The lobster population has taken a turn for the worse in the Long Island Sound.

07/10/2012

No swiming sign (Mario Tama)

Several Connecticut Swimming Areas Closed

State officials say poor water quality has forced the closure of several state park swimming areas.

06/27/2012

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New York Joins Connecticut In Boat-Sewage Ban For Sound

New York is joining Connecticut in banning boaters from discharging sewage into Long Island Sound.

09/06/2011

Adjutant General Thaddeus Martin, Dannel Malloy (Jessica Hill/AP Photo/Pool)

Malloy, Wyman To Continue Tour of Storm Damage

Governor Malloy plans to get a closer look at storm damage in Fairfield County.

08/30/2011

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Man Pulled From Car After Driving Into Sound

A Branford man was rescued Wednesday after he drove his car into Long Island Sound.

08/24/2011

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