Clothier Ray Smith takes his shop on the road

He knows his customers well. Their average age is 89 and they prefer elastic-waist pants, comfortable tops and fabric that is wash-and-dry.

Wooden boat enthusists build, sail and mingle at annual Seaport show

Mike Turner and his wife Joanne Turner of Wilton, Conn., sail Sunday on the Mystic River aboard the Sandy Ford during Mystic Seaport's 25th Annual WoodenBoat Show. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Mystic Seaport was filled with boat owners, boat makers and vendors, all eager to discuss the merits of a good wooden boat.

Clergy 'cry out for the children of this town' amid opioid crisis

Pastor Dominic Mohan and his wife, Pastor Doreen Mohan, lead the mid-week worship and praise service at the New Life Assembly Church in Jewett City on Wednesday, June 23, 2016.  (Tim Cook/The Day)

Churches minister directly to the addicted through meal programs, Bible-based recovery meetings and Christian rehabilitation centers, and some clergy end up performing funeral services for one young person after another.

Barrett-Jackson car auction sales at Mohegan Sun top $26 million

Barrett-Jackson officials detail a Mercedes Thursday as it is positioned on deck for the auction block during the company's inaugural Northeast aucution at Mohegan Sun. During the three-day event, More than 1,700 bidders pushed sales of 552 cars to more than $26 million. (Tim Cook/The Day)

Barrett-Jackson’s inaugural Northeast collector car auction at Mohegan Sun, a three-day event that ended Saturday night, drew more than 90,000 spectators, the auction company announced shortly before midnight.

More states supporting military base infrastructure as cuts loom

Connecticut leading the way as more states actively support military installations within their borders, making improvements as a way to defend their bases against military cuts.

Grant will help regional council assess storm resiliency of local buildings

The region will have a new resource to determine how its fire stations, hospitals, shelters and other buildings will fare during severe weather.

63 years later, local Coast Guard heroes to be honored

The names of two Coast Guard crew members from Station New London will finally be formally recognized for losing thier lives in the line of duty.

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Ruling moves immigration to the ballot box

With President Obama's attempt at immigration reform blocked by the courts, it will be up to the voters to decide how to address this issue.

Lessons learned and fallout from Brexit

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Democrats effectively pressing gun-control debate

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Dunn's tough drive to the NBA

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