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State Swimming Area Water Quality

Before you head out to a state swimming area, you should check our map below where we are mapping state swimming areas and tracking water quality as reported by DEEP.

Premium Content Connecticut Farmers Markets

Find and map out your route to the region's many farmers markets.

Connecticut Impaired Waters

A list of Connecticut waterbodies that are classified as impaired in the 2012 Connecticut Integrated Water Quality Report prepared by DEEP to fulfill a requirement of the Federal Clean Water Act under Section 303 which is administered by the US EPA.

Medicare payments collected by local medical providers

Medicare program is the source of a small fortune for many U.S. doctors, according to a trove of government records that reveal unprecedented details about physician billing practices around the nation.

Where does Connecticut rank in childhood wellness indicators?

A report released Tuesday ranked Connecticut ninth overall in an index measuring opportunity for children.

Connecticut homeowners to see flood insurance premium increases

The rising costs of government-mandated flood insurance is set to hit the pocketbooks of some homeowners across the country despite a bill that was signed by President Obama on Friday that delayed premium increases for most.

Small Business Express Funds

The state's Small Business Express Program has pumped more than $104 million into Connecticut's economy, including more than $7 million into southeastern Connecticut.

2012 Pertussis Rates

Data from CDC 2012 pertussis surveillance report: http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/surv-reporting.html

Connecticut Emergency Room Wait Times

Data from Medicare.gov: https://data.medicare.gov/Hospital-Compare/Emergency-Department-Care-Measures/ee3i-x2ic

Polling locations

Polling locations for the Nov. 8 municipal elections.

New London Foreclosures

A comparison on foreclosed properties in New London in 2011 and 2009.

Local farmers' markets & pick-your-own farms - 2011

It's time for fresh and locally grown produce, as well as all kinds of other goodies. Check out the locations and details of the area's farmers' markets on this map.

Best Christmas Lights 2010

We've compiled a map of the best Christmas light displays in the area.

Polling locations

Polling locations for the Nov. 2 general election.

Area farms

The area boasts a wealth of local farms that offer everything from maple syrup to meat to wine. Check them out here.

TheDay.com's Connecticut Hiking Guide

A walk outdoors can clear your head, spark your creativity and restore awareness of your connection to the natural world. To guide readers to local spots good for walks in the woods, The Day has created an online hiking guide for the region. Here...

Christmas Tree Farms

Christmas Tree Farms in southeast and shoreline Connecticut.
Source: Connecticut Christmas Tree Growers Association.

Connecticut DOT Highway Cameras

Connecticut's Department of Transportation has a network of over 300 cameras monitoring the state's highways. Click an icon on the map for a link to the DOT's live video feed from locations on Interstates 95 and 395.