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Events & Things to Do in West Shore, CT, Connecticut Filter

CT Free Fishing License Day

Mystic, CT August 14

Everyone can get a one day fishing license for FREE. The FREE one day fishing license will be available three weeks prior to the date. Lots of great places to fish - check out the interactive Trout Stocking Map, CT is Fishy or the Saltwater Resource Map for ideas on places to go. SEE MORE

Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival

Hudson, NY September 3 - September 5

75 planned launches | Reserve hot-air balloon flights | Tethered hot-air balloon rides | Evening hot-air balloon illumination moon glows | Fireworks each night | Helicopter rides | Live music | Live entertainment | Family activities | Trackless Train | Food trucks | Vendors | Designated picnic area (bring blankets and chairs) | Beer and Wine Tent by Sloop Brewing Company & Millbrook Vineyards & Winery...and more. SEE MORE

Latest News for West Shore, CT, Connecticut Filter

When to Expect the Warmest Day of the Year

8/2/2021 by US Harbors

During the summer months, most areas in the United States approach their highest temperatures for the year. To give you a better idea of the warmest time of year for your area, NCEI has created “Warmest Day of the Year” maps with the help of Climate.gov for the contiguous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. The maps… SEE MORE

Alaska's rugged coastline

Largest US Quake in Half-century Causes Alaska Little Damage

7/31/2021 by US Harbors

By Mark Thiessen. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The largest earthquake in the United States in the last half century produced a lot of shaking but spared Alaska any major damage in a sparsely populated region, officials said Thursday. The magnitude 8.2 earthquake was reported about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, and it… SEE MORE

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Tokyo Games Could be the Hottest Summer Olympics Ever

7/30/2021 by US Harbors

By Will Jarvis. Years before the coronavirus pandemic delayed the Tokyo Games, caused an uproar over public safety and left arenas empty, researchers were sounding the alarm over another concern for the world's top athletes: extreme heat. Tokyo's Olympic and Paralympic Games are expected to be one of — if… SEE MORE

Where to keep your boat in a hurricane.

A Guide to Preparing Marinas and Boats for Hurricanes

7/29/2021 by US Harbors

Boat owners from Maine to Texas have a reason to become edgy in the late summer and fall: Each year, on average, two hurricanes will come ashore somewhere along the Gulf or Atlantic coasts, destroying homes, sinking boats, and turning people's lives topsy turvy for weeks, or even months. This… SEE MORE