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2010-07-21 14:16:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Hartford, Connecticut has received a letter of accreditation for the Hartford Levee and Flood Control System on the Connecticut River.

2008-09-26 15:00:24

By MIKE McKINNEY The police say a Connecticut fisherman was catching striped bass without a license, and a South Kingstown dealer bought it from him. A Rhode Island seafood dealer and a Connecticut fisherman have been charged in connection with the illegal landing and selling of striped bass.

2008-08-06 09:00:30

By ETHAN WILENSKY-LANFORD The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is preserving 2,121 acres along the upper reaches of the Connecticut River, in the Clarksville, Pittsburg and Connecticut Lakes region north of Colebrook.

2008-07-30 15:00:41

By Howard Weiss-Tisman, Brattleboro Reformer, Vt. Jul. 30--BRATTLEBORO -- A New England environmental group this week announced a multi-year initiative to clean up the Connecticut River.

2008-07-23 15:00:50

By Chris Garofolo, Brattleboro Reformer, Vt. Jul. 23--BRATTLEBORO -- Town officials are asking residents to join them tonight to assist in planning water quality improvements alongside the Crosby Brook.

2008-07-21 15:00:35

By Howard Weiss-Tisman, Brattleboro Reformer, Vt. Jul. 21--BRATTLEBORO -- David Deen was recognized Saturday for his 10 years of work with the Connecticut River Watershed Council.

2008-07-05 06:00:12

By Steve Grant, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 5--On a late spring evening with the sun setting, the mouth of the Connecticut River was sprinkled with powerboats and kayaks from Old Saybrook to Old Lyme, most everybody fishing. They were after striped bass -- big ones.

2006-04-01 10:10:11

Wildlife enthusiasts say they're hopeful that at least one pair of eagles among several seen in Vermont may successful raise eaglets this season.


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2007-04-03 00:39:10

The American shad or Atlantic shad, Alosa sapidissima, is a species of anadromous fish in family Clupeidae of order Clupeiformes. The shad is a member of the herring family. Description The American shad is the largest member of the herring family. Shad have silver bodies and a green back, with large scales and a deeply forked tail. The males (or "bucks") are smaller than the female, weighing about 1 to 3 pounds when spawning; females are generally 3 to 8 pounds. Both genders tend to...

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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