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    Proposal to build two water tanks in Westport draws complaints

    Proposal to build two water tanks in Westport draws complaints

    Friday, October 20 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-10-20 16:49:42 GMT
    Proposal to build two water tanks in Westport draws complaintsProposal to build two water tanks in Westport draws complaints

    Several people in Westport are saying no to a proposal to build two water tanks in their neighborhood, complaining that construction work would not only cause traffic congestion, but the structures would be eyesores as well.

    Several people in Westport are saying no to a proposal to build two water tanks in their neighborhood, complaining that construction work would not only cause traffic congestion, but the structures would be eyesores as well.

  • Residents asked to cut back on water usage as CT faces drought

    Residents asked to cut back on water usage as CT faces drought

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 9:50 PM EDT2017-10-19 01:50:00 GMT

    The Aquarion Water Company is asking residents and business owners in four communities to cut back on the amount of water they use as the region faces another drought. 

    The Aquarion Water Company is asking residents and business owners in four communities to cut back on the amount of water they use as the region faces another drought. 

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    Doctors: Flu season hitting western Connecticut

    Doctors: Flu season hitting western Connecticut

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:35:58 GMT

    Preliminary numbers from the state Health Department show 30 reported cases of the flu last week, and 23 cases the previous week.

    Preliminary numbers from the state Health Department show 30 reported cases of the flu last week, and 23 cases the previous week.

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    Fairfield dredging one of few FEMA partial reimbursements

    Fairfield dredging one of few FEMA partial reimbursements

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:02 AM EDT2017-10-16 11:02:30 GMT
    Fairfield dredging one of few FEMA partial reimbursementsFairfield dredging one of few FEMA partial reimbursements

    Fairfield is one of the few communities in Connecticut not to receive nearly all the federal money it requested to recover from Superstorm Sandy or other recent, major storms and disasters.

    Fairfield is one of the few communities in Connecticut not to receive nearly all the federal money it requested to recover from Superstorm Sandy or other recent, major storms and disasters.

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    Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport unveils new butterfly garden, bug hotel

    Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport unveils new butterfly garden, bug hotel

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-10-03 10:58:20 GMT
    Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport unveils new butterfly garden, bug hotelBeardsley Zoo in Bridgeport unveils new butterfly garden, bug hotel

    The Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport is unveiling its latest installation, a butterfly garden and bug hotel.

    The Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport is unveiling its latest installation, a butterfly garden and bug hotel.

  • State officials: Warm weather leads to increased ticks

    State officials: Warm weather leads to increased ticks

    Connecticut is expecting an increased amount of ticks this summer, and experts are warning residents to be careful, state officials say. Theodore Andreadis at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment station in New Haven tells News 12 that because of warmer days in January and February, there will be more ticks in the area this summer. "The best method of protection is to just check yourself," he says. "If you've been in an area where there's ticks, you get b...

    Connecticut is expecting an increased amount of ticks this summer, and experts are warning residents to be careful, state officials say. Theodore Andreadis at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment station in New Haven tells News 12 that because of warmer days in January and February, there will be more ticks in the area this summer. "The best method of protection is to just check yourself," he says. "If you've been in an area where there's ticks, you get b...

  • Crews prepare for mosquito season at Eisenhower Park in Milford

    Crews prepare for mosquito season at Eisenhower Park in Milford

    Mosquito spraying is underway in towns and cities across western Connecticut.

    Mosquito spraying is underway in towns and cities across western Connecticut.

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    Norwalk lifts drought restrictions, urges water conservation

    Norwalk lifts drought restrictions, urges water conservation

    Norwalk officials announced Wednesday the end of their drought restrictions after a nearly six-month water emergency.Norwalk officials announced Wednesday the end of their drought restrictions after a nearly six-month water emergency.

    Norwalk officials announced Wednesday the end of their drought restrictions after a nearly six-month water emergency. 

    Norwalk officials announced Wednesday the end of their drought restrictions after a nearly six-month water emergency. 

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    Meeting held to discuss impact of rising sea levels in Norwalk

    Meeting held to discuss impact of rising sea levels in Norwalk

    The issue of rising sea levels in Norwalk was addressed at a meeting.The issue of rising sea levels in Norwalk was addressed at a meeting.
    The issue of rising sea levels in Norwalk was addressed at a meeting. The Norwalk Land Trust was hosting a meeting to talk about how rising sea levels could impact coastal communities. The discussion was held at 7:30 p.m. at the Rowayton Community Center. The meeting was scheduled earlier, but bad weather forced organizers to reschedule.
    The issue of rising sea levels in Norwalk was addressed at a meeting. The Norwalk Land Trust was hosting a meeting to talk about how rising sea levels could impact coastal communities. The discussion was held at 7:30 p.m. at the Rowayton Community Center. The meeting was scheduled earlier, but bad weather forced organizers to reschedule.
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    Dye to be released in Greenwich harbor for wastewater study

    Dye to be released in Greenwich harbor for wastewater study

    Scientists are planning to release dye into Greenwich Harbor to study how wastewater discharges might be affecting shellfish growing areas. Parts of the harbor may turn reddish during the study beginning on Tuesday. Scientists say the dye is not harmful to people or the ecosystem. The study will track the flow of emissions from the Greenwich Water Pollution Control Facility into Long Island Sound to determine where shellfish can be safely harvested. The goal is to use the informatio...
    Scientists are planning to release dye into Greenwich Harbor to study how wastewater discharges might be affecting shellfish growing areas. Parts of the harbor may turn reddish during the study beginning on Tuesday. Scientists say the dye is not harmful to people or the ecosystem. The study will track the flow of emissions from the Greenwich Water Pollution Control Facility into Long Island Sound to determine where shellfish can be safely harvested. The goal is to use the informatio...
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    No injuries reported in Stratford fire that severely damaged home

    No injuries reported in Stratford fire that severely damaged home

    No injuries reported in Stratford fire that severely damaged homeNo injuries reported in Stratford fire that severely damaged home

    A fire this morning in Stratford caused serious damage to a home on North Peters Lane.

    A fire this morning in Stratford caused serious damage to a home on North Peters Lane.

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