Posts Tagged ‘ Niantic ’

Niantic River scallops not on this year’s menu as population drops

Oct 21st, 2013 | By

Formerly a staple of the southeastern Connecticut seafood harvest, Niantic River scallops are now increasingly rare, even in the waters that once bore them in bounty. The diminished population of the mollusks led the Waterford-East Lyme Shellfish Commission Thursday night to decide to not sell permits or open this year’s scallop season. The commission, which

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The First Step To Rebuilding Niantic’s Boardwalk

Dec 8th, 2012 | By

The Town of East Lyme wants to work with Amtrak to rebuild the boardwalk which was tattered and torn by Irene and all but destroyed by Sandy. Congressman Joe Courtney pledges to help broker that deal. Tropical Storm Irene dealt the first blow, washing away enough portions of the pathway to render it unusable this

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Ten years and counting for Niantic River conservation organization | Suzanne Thompson, The Day

Dec 7th, 2011 | By

The group’s mission is to abate and prevent pollution of the Niantic River, a unique estuary, and its watershed, which includes parts of East Lyme, Montville, Salem and Waterford.