Housatonic River

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Hou·sa·ton·ic River

A river rising in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts and flowing about 240 km (150 mi) generally south through western Connecticut to Long Island Sound.
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Noun1.Housatonic River - a river that rises in western Massachusetts and flows south through Connecticut to empty into Long Island SoundHousatonic River - a river that rises in western Massachusetts and flows south through Connecticut to empty into Long Island Sound
Connecticut, Constitution State, CT, Nutmeg State - a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
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The three adjacent buildings are located close to I-95, and within walking distance to the Stratford Metro North Station, Downtown Stratford, American Shakespeare state park, and restaurants located along the Housatonic River.
It's on a beautiful bend in the Housatonic River situated between my two religions (downstream from some spectacular rapids where I have kayaked and upstream from the calm waters where I became an oarsman).
After lunch, attendees will have their choice of an afternoon activity, including hiking the Appalachian Trail, afternoon yoga, canoeing on the Housatonic River, or a challenging ropes course.
There, state and local officials offered the conglomerate $145 million worth of taxpayer subsidies just as the company was (http://www.ibtimes.com/general-electric-move-company-getting-massachusetts-subsidies-while-fighting-toxic-2266428) fighting a federal (https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/02/16/and-epa-dispute-over-federal-plan-clean-polluted-housatonic-river/uVpQQLSBKecI9vcRD5gAqK/story.html) proposal to force it to clean up its similar PCB pollution on the Housatonic River. Massachusetts Republican Gov.
The assets to be acquired are core operational merchant hydroelectric facilities located primarily on the Connecticut River in Massachusetts and the Housatonic River in Connecticut.
the Housatonic River, CT, had about 60,000 bushels of seed oysters growing on 40 acres.
The fill material found "various commercial, residential, municipal and recreational locations and in wetlands adjacent to the Housatonic River," according to the city.
"The Housatonic at Stockbridge," inspired by a honeymoon stroll down the Housatonic River, is pleasant but a bit misty, depictive and yet experimental.
As a fishing camp counselor, I took inner city youths canoeing down the Housatonic River. On one outing I pulled everyone over to the beach after paddling across a swift section and gave a talk on what we were seeing and what kind of fish were found there.
The Springfield Democrat stated that the funds would not change his view on the pending PCB cleanup of the Housatonic River.
And across the country, it was common for factories to dump their waste directly into rivers: In western Massachusetts, people remember the Housatonic River changing color from one day to the next, depending on what color paper the Crane mills were making.