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Friday, Nov 11, 2011

US Orders Alternate Routes For Controversial Oil Pipeline

US Orders Alternate Routes For Controversial Oil Pipeline

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

'Rock Snot' Invades Fish Hatchery

'Rock Snot' Invades Fish Hatchery

Monday, Nov 7, 2011

Churches Go Green, Switch to Solar Power

Churches Go Green, Switch to Solar Power

Sanctuaries are saving as much as 50 percent on energy bills by switching to solar power.

Friday, Apr 22, 2011

New Steam Engine May Revolutionize Transportation

New Steam Engine May Revolutionize Transportation

A company is testing a steam engine they say is compact, powerful and more efficient than a internal combustion engine.

Friday, Apr 22, 2011

Survey: Recession Changed US Energy Habits

Survey: Recession Changed US Energy Habits

As Americans tried to find ways to save money, energy use decreased, according to a new survey.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2011

Teen's Prom Dress Weaved From Starburst Wrappers

Teen's Prom Dress Weaved From Starburst Wrappers

Tara Frey's outfit for the big dance took six years to make and is made almost entirely from candy wrappers.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2011

"E-Cycling" Takes Care of Unwanted Gadgets

"E-Cycling" Takes Care of Unwanted Gadgets

If you want to get rid of an old TV, computer or other electronic device, there are better options than the landfill.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011

American Airlines Aims High With Recycling Program

American Airlines Aims High With Recycling Program

Windows, magazines, carpets, pillows and blankets and, of course, cans, are all targets of the company's effort to reuse and recycle.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011

Organic Farm Sprouts Up in Brooklyn

Organic Farm Sprouts Up in Brooklyn

"If you're going to have a sustainable city, you're going to have to go back to growing things as close to where people live as you possible can," says Bennet Wilson of Tenth Acre Farms.

Monday, Dec 6, 2010

Stop & Shop Fuel Cell

Stop & Shop Fuel Cell

The new Stop $ Shop in Torrington is using a 400-kilowatt fuel cell to generate power and heat.

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Rain Persists for Rest of Afternoon

Rain Persists for Rest of Afternoon

Scattered showers linger Saturday evening ahead of more rain on the way for Sunday.

Ex-Law Enforcement Kidnaps Woman, Heads to Quinnpiac River

Ex-Law Enforcement Kidnaps Woman, Heads to Quinnpiac River

A Be on the Lookout (BOLO) alert has been issued for a Rhode Island woman who was kidnapped by former law enforcement and is allegedly being brought to Connecticut, police confirmed with NBC Connecticut.

1 Person Hospitalized After Driver Crashes Into Tree

1 Person Hospitalized After Driver Crashes Into Tree

One person has been airlifted to a local hospital have a car crashed into a tree in Haddam, police said.

Pet Adoption Won't Change Your Lifestyle

Pet Adoption Won't Change Your Lifestyle

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, but it can fit any lifestyle and budget by considering these simple facts

Officials Believe 16 Died in Texas Balloon Crash <br />

Officials Believe 16 Died in Texas Balloon Crash

Authorities say at least 16 people were on board a hot air balloon that caught fire and crashed near Austin Saturday. Officials say there appear to be no survivors.

Several Car Break-Ins, Car Theft in Simsbury

Several Car Break-Ins, Car Theft in Simsbury

Several cars were broken into and one was stolen in Simsbury overnight, police said on Saturday.