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Housatonic

(ho͞osətŏn`ĭk), river rising in the Berkshires, W Mass., and flowing generally south c.130 mi (210 km) through W Connecticut to Long Island Sound at Stratford. The river has long been used as a source of power, with various hydroelectric plants in Connecticut.
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The fill material found "various commercial, residential, municipal and recreational locations and in wetlands adjacent to the Housatonic River," according to the city.
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(AP) -- An official working in the State University of New York system has been named the new president of Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport.
Housatonic is such a village, providing its residents with a sense of place-a sense of home.
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The terminus would connect to the Housatonic Railroad tracks that run parallel to River Road.
That's a concern for the Housatonic Resource Recovery Authority, a public agency that manages the area's solid waste system.
On the night of February 17, 1864, sentry Robert Flemming stood on board the USS Housatonic peering at moonlit ripples on the water.
The Springfield Democrat stated that the funds would not change his view on the pending PCB cleanup of the Housatonic River.
In this study, which is comparative in nature, Wheeler juxtaposes the experiences of the Housatonic Valley Mohicans of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, with the experiences of Hudson Valley Mohicans of Shekomeko, New York.
Now that the $400 million cleanup of the portion of the Housatonic River that flows through Pittsfield is just about done, it's time to consider how to restore the rest of the PCB-laden waters flowing through even more sensitive Berkshire areas.
He was predeceased by his grandson Kaelan who was swept away by the Housatonic River on 16 June 2009, after assisting two friends to safety from the rushing waters.