Odor raises a stink in Stonington

By Joe WojtasThe New London Day • 6/7/2012 Stonington – The stink has returned. Diving Street resident Geoffrey Little said that for the past several weeks he and his borough neighbors have suffered from irritated throats and eyes and have been awakened by severe headaches, which they attribute to the hydrogen sulfide smell emanating from nearby rotting […]

Grant to go to cleanup of rivers

The New London Day • 6/6/2012 Mystic – Clean the Bay, a Rhode Island nonprofit organization that works to remove large debris from waterways and shoreline areas, announced Monday that it will use a $69,700 federal grant to work with Save the Bay to begin removing debris from the Mystic and Pawcatuck rivers. The grant, which […]

CUSH, Inc. New Name, New Leadership, Expanding Projects, Same Strong Commitment

WindCheck Magazine 5/2012 New Name, New Leadership, Expanding Projects, Same Strong Commitment Last year was a dynamic one for the Southeastern Connecticut-based environmental group CUSH, Inc., marked by a growing mission, leadership succession, and a number of new or expanding programs. The acronym CUSH now stands for “Clean up Sound and Harbors” and the group’s […]

Sound Friendly Yards green in more ways than one

By Judy BensonThe New London Day • 4/30/2012 Liz White describes the landscaping surrounding her year-old waterfront home on Masons Island as “a work in progress,” from the wooded edge to the rock garden, from the native grasses and shrubs buffering the shoreline to the organically treated lawn and pesticide-free ornamental trees. Specifically, the task she’s […]

Stonington athletic field troubles to be aired

By Joe WojtasThe New London Day • 4/2/2012 Stonington – The task force charged with recommending how the town should improve and expand the overused athletic field complex behind the high school will hold a public forum tonight to get input from residents before making a recommendation to the Board of Selectmen. The forum comes as some […]

Community service alive and well in Mystic

By Paul C. Watts Harbormaster, Mystic River MysticThe New London Day • 1/21/2012 A major cleanup of the Mystic River was performed in October 2011. To the best of my knowledge this is the first time that this has happened. With the coordination of many groups, tons of debris and pollution were removed from both […]

Mystic River gets a ‘major cleanup’

By Judy Benson The New London Day • 10/27/2011 Stonington – Mystic River Harbormaster Paul Watts knows the tidal waterway perhaps better than anyone else, so he’s quick to recognize when something significant happens there. The river cleanup that took place over the past two months, thanks to three organizations and more than two dozen volunteers, is just […]

Long Island Sound environmental projects receive $1.6 million in grants

By Judy BensonThe New London Day • 10/14/2011 Thirty-nine grants totaling $1.6 million were awarded to state and local government and to community groups under the Long Island Sound Futures Fund, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Friday. When leveraged by $1.7 million contributed by the recipients themselves, a total of $3.3 […]

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