A tribute to Maddie

Hundreds gather at the East Lyme High School football stadium Saturday, April 30, 2016, to honor the life and memory of Madeline Guarraia during a memorial ceremony.

Three overdoses, two 'saves' in less than three hours

Firefighters Ted Kunsa, left, Keith Gomes, center, and Bryon Beckwith, right, of the Poquonnock Bridge Fire Department in Groton listen to Joe de la Cruz of Community Speaks Out during roll call Wednesday, April 27, 2016, talk about the recent heroin overdoses and deaths they have been handling.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Like other first responders around the region and state, the firefighters, ambulance crews, police and paramedics who work in Groton are on the front line of the opioid epidemic, rushing to call after call of "unresponsive person, possible overdose."

Regulations may force longtime Stonington fish wholesaler to close

Mike Gambardella talks with fishermen upon his arrival at town dock in Stonington Friday, April 29, 2016.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

For more than 20 years, Mike Gambardella has run his family’s century-old wholesale fish business at the Town Dock.
This year, though, may be his last.

Ledyard schools propose cutting 12 positions after budget reduction

The cuts are part of a nearly $1.5 million reduction, including reductions by the Town Council and increases in special education costs.

Waterford High School student to track boat launched over continental shelf

Waterford High School junior marine science students Kaitlyn Dow and Lia Scala swim with Dow's unmanned sailboat in the pool at the high school Friday, April 29, 2016. The boat, along with a subsurface drifter, will be released by the NOAA ship Neil Armstrong next month off the U.S. continental shelf and the students will track their progress across the Atlantic.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Sometime this week, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists will release a three-foot white sailboat sporting a meticulously painted Lancer on its starboard side, right into the waters above the North American continental shelf.

Workshop attendees learn to process trauma through art

The group spent several hours talking about domestic violence and abuse as part of a forum sponsored by two local organizations: Safe Futures and Writer’s Block Ink, an arts program for local young people.

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