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Oysters (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

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 […]

08/09/2013

Photo Credit: Charles W. Morgan (Courtesy Mystic Seaport)

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 […]

07/22/2013

Clinton map

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.

07/04/2013

Milford

Kayaker Rescued In Long Island Sound

A 47-year-old man has been pulled from Long Island Sound after spending about an hour in the water after his kayak overturned.

06/14/2013

I-95 Stratford, at Surf Ave. (Courtesy DOT Traffic Camera)

Some Flooding Along Shoreline

Some flooding has been reported in low-lying areas along the Connecticut shoreline due to a combination of rain and wind.

02/27/2013

Hurricane Sandy, Fairfield (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Governor Calls Storm “Largest Threat To Human Life”

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state is likely to see the worst-case scenario from an East Coast superstorm.

10/28/2012

Plum Island (from Department of Homeland Security)

Plum Island’s Future Topic Of Upcoming Hearings

By JUDY BENSON, The Day An AP Member Feature Exchange NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Just off the southeast shore of Plum Island last week, a dozen or so harbor seals perched in poses mimicking […]

10/21/2012

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

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