It’s one step up from a christmas tree lighting ceremony. It draws more people than the Nutcracker Ballet, and it has just as many characters preforming. What is it? It’s the Mystic, Connecticut Lighted Boat Parade. Traveling down the Mystic River, a flotilla of assorted lighted craft made their way under the Mystic draw bridge to [...]
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Cromwell, a small town in central Connecticut with a population of about 13,000 people is not unfamilar to the flooding of the Connecticut River into their town. This time was no exception, but the residents of River Road have seen this many times and knew how to cope with it. Luckily this time the river showed some [...]
This was the perfect weekend to be on the water, and thousands of people through Connecticut took advantage of the hot weather to be in or near the water. I took in two events this weekend that can only be called Nautical Novelties. The first was the Riverfront Dragon Boat and Asian Festival in Hartford [...]
After a extremely busy few days of chasing hard news stories in Hartford I was sent out to chase a hard ice story. We usually see the ice in the Connecticut River during winter but, do not give it a second thought. What about the people who keep a clear channel from the sound to [...]
Using a two man submarine called Marian, Goodwin College hopes to check the water quality of Long Island Sound during a three week research expedition. Utilizing a water quality sonde, it will hope to collect and record water quality data throughout it’s trip around theSound. This data will be analyzed to assist in assessing the impact [...]
Many people driving down Rt. 66 in East Hampton, Connecticut did a doubletake Saturday. They might have caught a glimpse of a 6 foot pink flamingo, Noah’s ark, or the “East Hampton Hillbillies” car floating by as they participated in The Friends of Lake Pocotopaug fourth annual Princess Pocotopaug Pageant. The parade which drew hundreds of [...]