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2008-06-27 12:02:35

By Arielle Brechisci, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 27--For the third year, volunteers will participate a week from Monday in a national campaign by cleaning up garbage and debris from the Town of Huntington's public beaches.

2008-06-26 15:02:24

By David Funkhouser, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jun. 26--ROBIN SIDOTI wipes her forehead while stacking, with Joanne Jensen, hay bales from a field at the Krell Farm in Farmington.

2008-06-26 06:02:33

By Kathleen Megan, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jun. 26--Now more than ever, we need a break -- an occasional respite from our everyday lives. Yes, a "daycation" -- a day spent away from the office or job site, and away from chores, just to relax and play.

2008-06-25 15:02:34

By David Funkhouser, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jun.

2008-06-24 21:02:21

By James Tinley By James Tinley Register Staff MILFORD -- The Fire Department responded Thursday for the first "swimmers in distress" call of the year at the Charles Island sandbar. Acting Fire Capt. Christopher Zak said it will likely not be the last.

2008-06-23 03:00:14

By Anonymous In celebration of its first anniversary with a full-time office in New Haven, Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) recently conducted a New Haven Harbor/Long Wharf Cleanup.

2008-06-22 06:00:12

By Bill Bleyer, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 22--Recreational boater Richard Kerr of Commack was pleased when Suffolk County last fall finally began to dredge the sand-clogged Nissequogue River channel. His excitement was short-lived.

2008-06-17 03:00:35

By Anonymous New York Gov. David Paterson announced on April 10 that the state won't approve putting a $700 million liquefied natural gas terminal the size of the Queen Mary 2 in Long Island Sound. "The fact is, Broadwater is behind us," Paterson said of the project. He joined Connecticut Gov.

2006-06-28 19:02:05

NEW LONDON, Connecticut (Reuters) - The first cadet ever court martialed in the history of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy was sentenced on Wednesday to six months in prison after he was acquitted of rape but convicted of sodomy and other charges.

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.