A new report from Save the Sound says towns should make beaches more accessible to the public. The environmental group said doing so would foster personal connections to the Sound and boost the local economy.

The environmental group Save the Sound has released its annual report card on the water quality at more than 200 beaches on Long Island Sound. Almost 80% scored an “A” or a “B.”

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Connecticut residents can take a bus for free this summer to state parks and beaches.

Truck beach tire tracks
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The town of East Hampton, Long Island, will challenge a court decision to bar trucks from driving on a beach.

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On eastern Long Island, residents of North Sea Beach have opted in to a new tax to fund the replenishment of the beach to fight erosion.