Posts Tagged ‘ Coast Guard ’

An Ice Breaker Works to Clear a Path on the Connecticut River

Feb 5th, 2014 | By

If you’ve looked out on the Connecticut River this winter, you may have seen something a bit unexpected: a Coast Guard cutter. It’s called the USCG Bollard, and it’s been on the river for weeks, dutifully breaking up ice. For more on this story, visit: An Ice Breaker Works to Clear a Path on the

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Coast Guard Cutter relocates to break ice on Conn. River

Jan 8th, 2014 | By

The Coast Guard Cutter Bollard was temporarily relocated from New Haven to Middletown Wednesday to be able to break up ice on the Connecticut River. The Bollard is a 65-foot harbor tug and is responsible for serving as an aid to navigation, as well as breaking up ice in Long Island Sound and surrounding rivers.

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Coast Guard Academy seeks maintenance dredging permit in New London

Aug 1st, 2013 | By

The Coast Guard Academy is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to remove and replace broken pile and timber piers and do maintenance dredging in the channel between the academy and the Thames River. For more on this story, visit: The Day – Coast Guard Academy seeks maintenance dredging permit |

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Norwich native takes command of Coast Guard Sector L.I. Sound

Jul 2nd, 2013 | By

Capt. Edward J. Cubanski III, a Norwich native, took command of the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound during a ceremony in New Haven on Friday. Cubanski took over from Capt. Joseph Vojvodich, who had held the post since June 2010. For more on this story, visit: Norwich native takes command of Coast Guard

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Riverside friends form conservancy for park’s future

Jan 11th, 2012 | By

New London – Two months after leading the referendum defeat of the Coast Guard Academy’s proposal to purchase and develop half of Riverside Park, organizers of the Friends of Riverside Park political action committee have formed a conservancy to continue efforts to preserve, maintain and improve the park. For more on this story, visit: The

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Connecticut, Coast Guard sign recreational boating safety cooperative agreement

Aug 19th, 2011 | By

The agreement defines how Connecticut and the Coast Guard will work together to oversee recreational boating safety programs. These programs include mutual enforcement of laws relating to recreational boating safety on waters within concurrent jurisdiction of the state of Connecticut and the United States. These waters include Long Island Sound, coastal embayments and Connecticut’s major rivers.



Coast Guard aids in oil spill | WTNH.com

Jul 7th, 2011 | By

The Coast Guard is working with Connecticut to clean an oil spill. The Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound’s pollution response team and the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection are investing the source of an oil spill and conducting clean up operations. Read more here: Coast Guard aids in oil spill | WTNH.com Connecticut.