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Meeting Oct. 14 on Exide cleanup

Dredging more than 20,000 cubic yards of lead-contaminated soil from the Mill River is about to get underway now that a processing plant to clean the sediment has been installed on Exide’s 6.25 acres on the Post Road, according to the Fairfield Citizen. TRC Environmental Corp. of Madison, Wisc., is doing the work for Exide, which […]

Catching the big ones Oct. 21 topic

Frank Plona returns to share his wisdom about fishing the Farmington River with Nutmeg TU Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Port 5 Naval Veterans, 69 Brewster St., Bridgeport. A fellow member of TU, Frank will speak on “How to Catch Big Survivor Trout on the Farmington and Other Places.” Frank knows […]

Merly: Now is the time to go fishing

Now is the time to get out and fish for everything!!; Atlantic salmon have been stocked into the Naugatuck and Shetucket Rivers. The Saugatuck Fly only TMA and Cascades TMA on the Mill have just been stocked with trout as well as the Housatonic TMA’s in Kent and in Cornwall. Water levels are down but […]

Fish passage being built on Aspetuck

Work is getting underway on a fish passage project in Westport that will provide access to more than a mile of the Aspetuck River and associated wetlands for migrating alewife, blueback herring and American eel. A pool-and-weir fishway will be constructed to allow fish to bypass the dam, sometimes called the Newman dam. The fishway, […]

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