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Naked Lunch

Naked Lunch »

By: Tom Soboleski

The friendly nudists of one Connecticut town. Meandering down narrow lanes past centuries-old stone walls and rustic pastures on a sun-splashed Saturday in... more

Blue Crab Heaven

Blue Crab Heaven »

By: Staff

Global warming already has begun to transform Long Island Sound, according to many marine scientists, creating climate-change winners, like blue crabs,... more

#203SummerStory

#203SummerStory »

By: Aaron Ciardullo

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Saying Goodbye is Never Easy

Saying Goodbye is Never Easy »

By: Karena Garrity

A three rifle volley solute was fired, the solemn notes of Taps hung in the humid air and salty wet tears flowed freely during the celebration of life for... more

Older than Dinosaurs

Older than Dinosaurs »

By: Karena Garrity

For the past 445 million years, horseshoe crabs have been in existence, pre-dating humans, dinosaurs and pretty much life as we presently know it. However, in... more

Fisch is on The River 105.9

Fisch is on The River 105.9 »

By: David Fisch

An 80’s Summer Playlist...by Fisch from The River 105.9 Don Henley: Boys of Summer … A must have on EVERY summer playlist – timeless. Real Life: Send... more

Kelp Farming: Making Green with Green

Kelp Farming: Making Green with Green »

By: Karena Garrity

Like beautiful, edible ribbons in the sea, brown sugar kelp strands twist and turn gently in the constant movement of the waterways of Long Island Sound. This... more

The Beachcomber’s Companion: A beach bag essential.

The Beachcomber’s Companion: A beach bag essential. »

By: Lindsay Rizza

As we inch toward summer, here's something to consider. You might be astonished by the number of shell collectors who have no idea that animals created their... more

Your New Passport to Connecticut State Parks

Your New Passport to Connecticut State Parks »

By: Lindsay Rizza

A visit to Hammonasset Beach State Park, is more than just another day at the beach. As  Connecticut's largest shoreline park, it offers over 2 miles of... more

Sweeping the Sand

Sweeping the Sand »

By: Rachel Precious

We all enjoy and are proud of Connecticut beaches. It’s everyone’s job to help keep our coastline clean. What can you do? Host a small beach cleanup day... more

Coastal CT Mom – Easter Steeped in Tradition

Coastal CT Mom – Easter Steeped in Tradition »

By: Audrey Kuchen

Church, bonnets, egg hunt, some sort of souffle, kid's consuming jelly beans in excess, adult's losing count of mimosas. Oh, Easter. Having pulled off... more

2018 Best of Coastal Connecticut – The Hartford Boat Show

2018 Best of Coastal Connecticut – The Hartford Boat Show »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Life is better with a boat. It may be frigid in New England, but everyone in the region knows that boating season really starts now. How do we know? The... more

The Clamdigger – Trains, Planes & Appliances.

The Clamdigger – Trains, Planes & Appliances. »

By: Eric Trumpold

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Why Do We Get a Cup of Coffee

Why Do We Get a Cup of Coffee »

By: Christopher Dunn, ESQ

If we began this article with the question, “How do we decide whether to build a production plant in a third world country which causes pollution but creates... more

The Williams School – Educating the Whole Child

The Williams School – Educating the Whole Child »

By: Tom Soboleski

Super Saturdays at The Williams School (admission testing, campus tours, lunch) - December 9, January 6, February 3 & June 9 Today’s hectic world is... more

At Home in the Connecticut River Valley

At Home in the Connecticut River Valley »

By: Adam Pipkin

In a time where overwhelming saturation of technology distracts us and political polarization divides us, I find myself more and more drawn to the... more

#keepinitreal

#keepinitreal »

By: Lindsay Rizza

I would love to start a movement were we show our real selves, and of course hashtag #keepinitreal for good measure. Life in general lived on social media... more

The Audubon Shop, Madison. Endless supply of advice & tips

The Audubon Shop, Madison. Endless supply of advice & tips »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

Jerry Connolly is among the luckiest of people. He has had two careers, both arising from avocations that he loved. Connolly nudged his boyhood passion for... more

Coastal Moms Everyday…. Keepin’ it REAL.

Coastal Moms Everyday…. Keepin’ it REAL. »

By: Lindsay Rizza

There are so many different reasons why we wanted to share through a more familial channel. In a world where things can sometimes feel dark and uncertain, we... more

Hardcore Fair Goers – Good Clean Wholesome Fun

Hardcore Fair Goers – Good Clean Wholesome Fun »

By: Lindsay Rizza

The Durham Fair was with out a doubt a mandatory family outing growing up in Coastal Connecticut. Between stuffing your face full of fair food goodness, to... more