Latest Long Island Sound Stories

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.