Archive for June 2008

Davis Marcus Partners Unveils First Green Building in Fairfield County

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Davis Marcus Partners Unveils First Green Building in Fairfield County: “WILTON, Conn. — Davis Marcus Partners, one of New England’s most active real estate development and investment companies, unveils its new 161,222 sq ft, three story, Class A office building located at 40 Danbury Road. Set within the 33 acre landscaped office campus at Wilton

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Product Update from EnerLume Energy, Hamden

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

Product Update from EnerLume Energy, Hamden: “HAMDEN, Conn. — EnerLume Energy Management Corp., announces an update to its EnerLume | EM product. To date, the company’s energy saving device has been installed in 26 locations across the country with additional installations pending, and thirteen additional locations scheduled for July. These twenty six locations include a

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Kayak For A Cause Seeks Volunteers

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

On July 26th, 300 or so paddlers will cross the Sound (from Norwalk to Port Jefferson) to raise money for several worthwhile causes, including Hole in the Wall Gang, Outward Bound of CT, Save the Sound, Cancer Care, and The Maritime Center. The paddle will be followed by a beach party including food, music and

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55 mph Limit Isn’t The Answer — Courant.com

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

55 mph Limit Isn't The Answer — Courant.com: “To the author of the June 26 editorial ‘But We CAN Drive 55,’ I would say ‘take a hike.’ The idea of a national speed limit is an insult to environmentalism and an affront to liberty. It is no surprise that a speed reduction from 65 to

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Open letter from legs. to Gov. Rell, Pay Attention To Southeastern Connecticut | TheDay.com

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

Open letter from legs. to Gov. Rell, Pay Attention To Southeastern Connecticut | TheDay.com: “We are writing to you regarding your recent directive to the Department of Transportation to compile a list of statewide transportation projects scheduled for the next five years. It is essential to the entire state of Connecticut, and southeastern Connecticut in

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There’s No Better Time For Transit: Xportation Committee Co-Chair — Courant.com

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

There’s No Better Time For Transit: Xportation Committee Co-Chair — Courant.com: “While Connecticut is confronted by a growing energy and transportation crisis, state policy-makers need to recognize and take advantage of the enormous opportunity for advancing the cause of mass transit. All indications suggest that the state has a rare window of opportunity to make

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Winging It: Pair share their expertise and love of butterflies | TheDay.com

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

Winging It: Pair share their expertise and love of butterflies | TheDay.com: “Pair share their expertise and love of butterflies on walks in flowered fields” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Coast Guard Issues Report On Broadwater | wstcwnlk.com

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

Coast Guard Issues Report On Broadwater | wstcwnlk.com: “The Coast Guard has issued a letter of recommendation outlining more than a dozen factors needing remedy if the Broadwater project were to go forward.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Into The Wild | TheDay.com

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

Into The Wild | TheDay.com: “Two and a half miles down one of the main trails through the Pleasant Valley Preserve and into the adjoining Jewett Preserve, past fields of bluestem grass and yarrow, forest of pin oak and low-bush blueberry, tulip poplar and bracken, Anthony Irving clambers atop a high rocky hillside to survey

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Hop Brook Lake often closed for bacteria | The Republican-American

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

Hop Brook Lake often closed for bacteria | The Republican-American : “Hop Brook Lake, straddling the Naugatuck, Waterbury and Middlebury lines, has one of the highest number of summer closures of any beach in Connecticut. It is one of seven lakes in Connecticut operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Small-Town Campaign Waged By Developers In Preston — Courant.com

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

Small-Town Campaign Waged By Developers In Preston — Courant.com: “PRESTON – Larry Gottesdiener and John Hanselman want the same thing: the right to spend the better part of $1 billion to transform the abandoned state asylum here into a riverfront playground.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Margerie trail work to resume in Danbury- NewsTimes.com

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

Margerie trail work to resume in Danbury- NewsTimes.com: “DANBURY — The city may begin anew to plan a walking trail along the eastern edge of the Margerie Reservoir, a project that was in hiatus through the first half of the year. ‘It’s in all our plans,’ Mayor Mark Boughton said last week..” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Deer sightings spark worry over Lyme Disease — Newsday.com

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

Deer sightings spark worry over Lyme Disease — Newsday.com: “A surge in deer sightings can also spark concerns about exposure to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses … “Long Island has higher tick populations than the rest of the state,” said Mike Clark, a wildlife biologist with the state Department of Environmental Conservation.” Provided by

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CT residents and visitors to complete new state park and forest survey | NorwalkPlus.com

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

CT residents and visitors to complete new state park and forest survey | NorwalkPlus.com: “Governor Rell announced today that visitors to Connecticut’s state parks and forests can now easily provide instant feedback about their experience through an on-line survey. The state parks and forest survey form can be found on the homepage of the Web

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Commentary on ‘The New Courant’ from Managing Editor Barbara T. Roessner — Courant.com

Jun 29th, 2008 | By

Commentary on ‘The New Courant’ from Managing Editor Barbara T. Roessner — Courant.com: “It’s been a hellish week for employees of The Courant, especially those of us who camp in the news department. It’s nothing new — shrinking revenue, shrinking staff, shrinking number of newspaper pages devoted to the journalism we hold dear. But man,

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Connecticut’s Meritorious Parkway — Courant.com

Jun 29th, 2008 | By

Connecticut's Meritorious Parkway — Courant.com: “THE GREENWICH SECTION of the Merritt Parkway opened to traffic in 1938. The entire parkway was completed in September 1940.” David K. Leff is the author of “The Last Undiscovered Place” ( University of Virginia Press) and a member of the Place Board of Contributors. Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Forum: Local rail service studied, but not improved – NewsTimes.com

Jun 29th, 2008 | By

Forum: Local rail service studied, but not improved – NewsTimes.com: “Since 1983, there have been at least nine different studies on the improvement of service on the Danbury rail line. They were done by such agencies as the South Western Regional Planning Agency, Housatonic Valley Council of Elected Officials, Housatonic Area Regional Transit and, most

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Connecticut Beaches Have Been Closed Thousands Of Days Due To Contamination — Courant.com

Jun 29th, 2008 | By

Connecticut Beaches Have Been Closed Thousands Of Days Due To Contamination — Courant.com: “Many swimming areas around the state, coastal and inland, share Byram’s plight. Though by and large they are well-groomed and well-managed, on any given summer day, dozens of swimming spots are just one good rainfall away from closing. The problem: storm water

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Making Meadows: All that lovely, lazy abandon takes loads of work | Seattle Times

Jun 29th, 2008 | By

This 2 ½-acre Connecticut meadow was composed to reach a crescendo in autumn. It’s cut to the ground in February, and is a “low-input” landscape, meaning it’s never watered or fertilized. It’s possible to get the same effect in our climate, but with a slightly different plant palette and summer dormancy.Making Meadows: All that lovely,

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Cavu Capital Advisers hires energy analyst from Credit Suisse | Hedge Fund News

Jun 29th, 2008 | By

Cavu Capital Advisers hires energy analyst from Credit Suisse | Hedge Fund News: “South Norwalk-based Cavu Capital Advisors, a fundamental long/short equity hedge fund manager, has announced the addition of Ken Sill to its investment team as a senior analyst covering the energy sector. Sill was previously a director in the equity research group at

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