Melissa In The Morning: Lobster Trap Removal

Lobster trap on a beach in prince edward island

Melissa In The Morning: Lobster Trap Removal

There were several street takeovers in Connecticut earlier this month and we want to know what lawmakers are doing to eliminate the problem or better protect residents. Senator Paul Cicarella is the Ranking state Senator of the Public Safety and Security Committee. He shared concerns over a lack of penalties and whether task forces make a difference in curbing the issue. (0:00)

Just days ahead of the Sandy Hook tragedy anniversary, how do we handle trauma and fear? We get advice from morning show counselor, Julius Dudics. (17:54)

Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house or just away for the holiday we go! We get the latest AAA data on travel trends for Christmas and New Years. Plus, we discuss new data about older drivers and what to discuss as a family with safe mobility. (32:28)

More than 1,100 lobster traps have been removed from Long Island Sound in the last year. Where do those traps go after they’re removed? What’s the goal for next year? And do we need more fishermen to get involved in this conservation effort? We spoke with the Conservation Project Manager from Maritime Aquarium. (49:27)

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