- n a river that rises in western Massachusetts and flows south through Connecticut to empty into Long Island Sound
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- Flood warning for Stevenson Dam, more rain coming
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Housatonic River at Stevenson Dam, which holds back Lake Zoar. According to the NWS, the river is at 11.7 feet as of this morning, with 11 feet considered flooded.
June 12, 2013 - Huntington Herald
- Woman rescued from Housatonic River after kayak capsizes
Monday June 10, 2013 PITTSFIELD -- A city woman escaped serious injury Sunday afternoon after her kayak capsized on the rain-swollen Housatonic River near Fred Garner Park. Shortly before 2:30 p.m., The Pittsfield Fire Department received a 911 call from a cellphone user near the park reporting the woman, later identified as Linda West, was in the water hanging onto debris, according to
June 10, 2013 - North Adams Transcript
- Firefighters pull local woman from Housatonic
PITTSFIELD -- A city woman escaped serious injury Sunday afternoon after her kayak capsized on the rain-swollen Housatonic River near Fred Garner Park.
June 10, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle
- Richard Blumenthal in U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said, "Shelton's agreement is a victory for clean water and public health, halting sewage spills that have polluted the Housatonic River. This agreement means cleaner water, more fish and other...
- Jodi Rell in Ridgefield Press
Reservoirs across the state continue to drop to well below capacity,Rell said. "In fact, the Quinebaug, Housatonic and Naugatuck rivers are flowing at seriously low levels. Town officials in Bristol, Manchester, Norwich, Sprague, Greenwich...
- Deval Patrick in Berkshire Eagle
This is a great day for the village of Housatonic,Patrick said just before a ceremonial ribbon-cutting for the paper mill. "For me, any day in the Berkshires is great, and I'm happy to be here."