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Housatonic River


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a river that rises in western Massachusetts and flows south through Connecticut to empty into Long Island Sound


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  • Officials in Shelton reported that parts of two homes and two cars were swept into the Housatonic River.

    Heavy snow, floods wallop New York, New England

  • There were also mandatory evacuations in a neighborhood along the Housatonic River in Shelton, Conn., just as residents were mopping up from the mess Hurricane Irene left behind.

    Waters start to recede after brutal Northeast flooding

  • The company dumped PCBs into the Housatonic River, which winds through much of Berkshire County.

    The Shadow Market

  • The following day they ferried across the Housatonic River.

    The King's Best Highway

  • When a witness recalled seeing a wood chipper near the Housatonic River, police searched the Crafts home.


  • Acknowledging a 3% loss of PCB product, he estimates that GE dumped "about a million and a half pounds of PCBs" into the Housatonic River.

    Earth's Enemies: GE, Monsanto and Obama's AG pick, Ignacia Moreno

  • By the time I reached the little covered bridge over the Housatonic River just south of Kent, I had to pull over to compose myself and think about the irony of what had happened that day.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teacher Tales

  • The most fun moment was when Bowhunter, Nick, and I took an unexplored side trip on a dirt road and found ourselves on the wrong side of the Housatonic River.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • In a touch that would have amused the artist, it will cost $8 to get inside to view his movieposter bust of Ann-Margret-$l more than the suggested charge to see Vermeer's "Woman With Jug" and the rest of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The new museum's setting, a 36-acre estate on a bluff overlooking the Housatonic River, is intensely, but irrelevantly, scenic.

    America, America

  • Some of the highest concentrations of PCBs measured in the country have been measured in wildlife from the Housatonic River or surrounding areas.



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