75-year-old hopes to take the fear out of walking along busy road

Ray Rauth of Weston walks along U.S. Route 1 in Old Lyme on Friday, June 24, 2016. Rauth is walking a length of Route 1 to bring attention to pedestrian safety issues.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Inspired by a report that names Route 1 the state's most dangerous road for walking, one Weston resident is making the about 120-mile journey from Port Chester, N.Y., to Westerly to advocate for change.

State parks to see reduced staff, hours due to budget cuts

Three state park campgrounds will close, lifeguards won’t staff shoreline beaches on Mondays and Tuesdays, and several state park museums and nature centers will have reduced hours after July 4 as the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection seeks to cut $1.8 million from its parks budget.

Tech incubator opens in former Pfizer building with three tenants

Susan Froshauer, left, president and CEO of CURE and president of CURE Innovations Commons; Kelley Gipson, center, executive director of operations for CURE, and Kim Kelly, right, director of CURE Innovations, stand in the entrance with a view through a glass wall into the meeting room of CURE Innovation Commons in Groton and talk about recent renovations Thursday, June 23, 2016.  The flooring in the entrance has not yet been installed. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Pfizer in April 2014 donated its vacant Building 286 to CURE in an effort to bolster Connecticut's bioscience community, and the state kicked in $4.2 million to fund its conversion into an incubator.

Reynolds' Subaru in Lyme plans expansion

The chimney is all that remains standing on the lot north of the Reynolds Subaru dealership where it will be expanding. The family business currently has three buildings dating form the 1920s, 1980s and 1990's that have been built as their business has grown over the decades. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The Reynolds' Subaru dealership on Hamburg Road plans to expand next door with a new facility for sales and service.

Century-old New London time capsule to be revealed next month

A mason will delve into the walls of City Hall this weekend in an attempt to access a time capsule placed in the cornerstone of the building during the start of construction in 1912.

Llama drops by the Salem library

Debbie Labbe of Country Quilt Farm in Cornwall leads her llama Dusty out of her minivan upon arriving at the Salem Free Public Library for the Hooked on Llamas program Friday, June 24, 2016. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Debbie Labbe of Cornwall brought her "Hooked on Llamas" program to the Salem Library Friday.

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