05 August 2009

It’s Plain the Rain Has Been A Real Pain

["By George We’ve Got It!]

“A lot of summer rain means mold growth, and so we're busy with patients with chronic sinus conditions, head pressure and congestion. We've been flooded with walk-in patients...."

“…this summer's endless rains — the combined rainfall for June and July this year of 17.4 inches is the most on record…”

“Since the beginning of June, we have trapped over 167,000 mosquitoes, compared with 107,000 mosquitoes last year.”

“Last week, when central Connecticut had almost 3 inches of rain, the Connecticut River had reached 15 feet, 6 inches by Friday, just 6 inches below flood stage. This raised the public boat docks on both the Hartford and East Hartford sides of the river up over their pilings.”

Read more at Courant.com

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Nova Scotia Resident Murders Large Striper

“While fishing the morning of July 29 up near Weymouth, Owen – on his first fishing trip of the season – snagged a 57-pound striped bass. He was fishing alone so he didn’t have anyone to share his excitement with. But when he came home with the proof people were impressed.”s

Photo and article at: NovaNewsNow.com

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Don’t forget, a saltwater fishing license is now required to fish the marine waters of Connecticut. You can purchase one for $10.00 from your local bait & tackle shop, such as Newtown Bait & Tackle, or at Town/City Hall.

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Connecticut Tourism;
Long Island Sound Resource Center;
Housatonic Valley Association;
Stratford, Connecticut;
Milford, Connecticut;
fishing; charters; vacations; travel

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