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A shifting ground for artificial turf in Connecticut

Justin Lewis celebrates on his high school soccer field in Stratford.

A number of cancer cases around the country among young athletes who played on artificial turf fields made with a crumb rubber filler have spurred calls for further research into the safety of the fields. Continue Reading →

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CT’s repeat flood damage dilemma: move out or rebuild?

An elevated home on Milford's Cooper Avenue.

Thousands of Connecticut homes have been repeatedly damaged by flooding due to storms. costing the government millions in insurance claims. The losses are now causing some to question the wisdom of policies that encourage rebuilding. They say that with climate change, those properties will grow more vulnerable and money would be better spent moving people out. So far, however, few homeowners are interested. Continue Reading →

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