Researchers to study whether sewer plants fueling invasive algae in Little Narragansett Bay

By Joe Wojtas The New London Day 4/4/2018 Stonington — A group of marine scientists from the University of Connecticut at Avery Point are preparing to begin a $225,000 study to determine if the discharge of nitrogen from the Westerly and Pawcatuck sewer plants is fueling the rapid growth of microalgae in Little Narragansett Bay. The thick green […]

Stonington woman’s new nonprofit’s mission is holistic health care

By Brooke ConstanceThe Westerly Sun 10/30/2017 STONINGTON — In 1993, when Gracelyn Guyol received a diagnosis of bipolar II disorder, she started taking an antidepressant and immediately developed rapid-growth breast cysts and tumors. At first, Guyol, a Stonington resident, didn’t see a connection between the medication and the benign tumors, but after having two surgeries […]

Aquarium to lead Mystic cleanup on Monday

By Joe WojtasThe New London Day 8/26/2017 Mystic — Volunteers from local schools and businesses led by Mystic Aquarium will once again spend eight hours cleaning debris from a 10-mile stretch of Mystic River shorefront and surrounding areas on Monday. The Mystic Wide Cleanup and its after party will conclude the aquarium’s Summer Night for 2017, which […]

CUSH Water Monitoring Initiative

By CUSH, Inc. 3/27/2017 LISFF awarded $24,000 Grant to Mystic Aquarium and CUSH Stonington Harbors Water Quality Study and Public Engagement Project We are very excited to be collaborating with Mystic Aquarium on this Long Island Sound Futures Fund project! It will allow us to monitor five additional sites in the Mystic River, which will […]

CUSH 2016: Celebrating 10 Years!

By CUSH, Inc. 3/27/2017 Annual Meeting 2016 At our Annual Meeting in December, CUSH Founding President Gracelyn Guyol expressed her gratitude for all the hard work, dedication, enthusiasm, and generosity that has enabled CUSH to grow, thrive and survive through its first decade as an organization. What she started ten years ago has become a […]

What Goes On The Ground, Ends Up In The Sound

By CUSH, Inc. 3/24/2017 What’s up, or almost up? Dandelions!!!! It’s nearly time for our second annual dandelion dig at the Stonington High School baseball field. Stay posted – we’ll be talking to the coaches and watching for the first few yellow blooms. Then we’ll need you and your favorite dandelion digger to do some […]

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