(Hartford, Connecticut) – Three Connecticut swimming areas are off limits due to water quality issues. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says Burr Pond State Park in Watertown, Gardner Lake State Park in […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s three shoreline state parks are beginning to collect the 6.35 percent sales tax on parking fees. Beginning Saturday, the tax will be imposed at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, […]
Staff manning the gates at 25 of Connecticut’s state parks might have to brush up on their math skills because the new state budget requires them to charge visitors the 6.35 percent state sales tax.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Republicans in the state House of Representatives are disappointed with a bill originally designed to develop more revenue for Connecticut state parks. Instead, the legislation requires information be collected about food […]
Head out for a vacation that will put you in the heart of America’s Great Sand Dunes. During your trip you can explore the country’s highest dunes, go hiking through diverse forests or splash around in local waterways.
State lawmakers are considering whether to create a $5 surcharge on motor vehicle registrations, and allow automobile owners to opt out.
(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Those who enjoy the outdoors will get a freebie this weekend. Governor Dannel Malloy, along with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, is announcing free admission for residents to […]
A legislative report recommends that state parks keep up to half their annual revenue as the state makes its largest investment ever to improve Connecticut parks as they celebrate their centennial.
At a ceremony celebrating the one-hundredth anniversary of the first purchase of land for a state park, there was a warning about the future of Connecticut’s park system.