Air Quality Alert: The National Weather Service has posted an Air Quality Alert for Middlesex, New Haven and Fairfield Counties from 2:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. Tuesday.  Ozone levels may approach or exceed unhealthy standards. Read More

Long Island Sound

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.



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.


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.



Man Pulled From Car After Driving Into Sound

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


Long Island Sound.  WTIC file photo.

Boaters Rescued In Long Island Sound

The Coast Guard says it has rescued five people from a boat that was sinking in Long Island Sound.


DEP Fishing Report for Sept 16

The State Department of Environmental Protection has issued its weekly fishing for the week starting Sept. 16, 2010