Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

May 8, 2013

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we...

Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

Apr 11, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Apr 11, 2012

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels.

Apr 11, 2012

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Canned foods are good for you and for the environment and it's making a comeback. The old-fashioned trend is one that could help save you money, eat healthier and make help reduce environmental

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Stranger Attacks Woman in West Haven Home

Stranger Attacks Woman in West Haven Home

West Haven police are searching for a tan 2005 Toyota Camry in connection with a serious assault that happened around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday on Nonquit Street.

Music Teacher Inappropriately Touched Young Students: Police

Music Teacher Inappropriately Touched Young Students: Police

A 68-year-old music teacher from Monroe is facing charges after reportedly touching young students inappropriately, police said.

LifeStar Responds to Woodstock Crash

LifeStar Responds to Woodstock Crash

LifeStar is responding to a serious crash in Woodstock.

Tree Comes Crashing Down at Norwich Kennel

Tree Comes Crashing Down at Norwich Kennel

A tree came crashing down on the Norwich Animal Control kennel during high winds and rain on Tuesday.

State Police Commissioner Revises Dispatch Consolidation

State Police Commissioner Revises Dispatch Consolidation

Two years after the start of state police dispatch consolidation, Commissioner Dora B. Schriro has finished a preliminary review of the process and plans to make some changes.

Cash, Surveillance System Stolen From Ansonia Restaurant

Cash, Surveillance System Stolen From Ansonia Restaurant

Police are investigating after money and a surveillance system were stolen from an Ansonia restaurant and said similar burglaries have been reported in Seymour and Derby.