The week in The Day
Donna Zieky of East Hampton works on a painting along Lyme Street in Old Lyme Tuesday Oct. 16, 2012. Zieky was one of many painters from a Plein Air landscaping class hosted by the Lyme Arts Association painting along Lyme Street Tuesday.
Musician Lorain Ohio listens to the intro before performing "Summertime" from George Gershwin's 1935 opera Porgy and Bess as Ohio sings classic tunes from Broadway and popular culture outside of Kelly's on Bank during the 2012 New London Food Stroll Wednesday Oct. 17, 2012.
Runners are forced to take evasive actions as an overly excited Cocker Spaniel cuts straight across the start of the girls varsity race as area high school cross country teams compete in the ECC Championship meet at the Norwich Golf Course Thursday Oct. 18, 2012.
Fall scene along a residential sidewalk on East Main Street in Jewett City Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.
Marc Lamoureux, top, of New London, gets lifted into the air on a tackle by Kurt Robinson, also of New London, after Lamoureux caught a pass as friends play a game of tackle football at Fulton Park in New London, after picking up trash prior to playing Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. The group had enough for three teams, one team sitting out and rotating back in, after one of the teams reached 10 touchdowns. All the players are from New London.
Members of the Putnam High School marching band march to the practice field before competing in the "Sounds by the Sea" Marching Band Invitational held at Fitch High School in Groton Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.
Students at the John B. Stanton school in Norwich look to catch a glimpse of Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy, along with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor, as the dignitaries visit the school Friday, October 19, 2012. Stanton is the third of the four "Commissioner's Network Schools" the governor will visit across the state highlighting his administration's education reform efforts.
NFA's Ryan Jacksin (18) takes the ball away from Bacon Academy's Danny Pinto (4) in ECC boys soccer action Monday, October 15, 2012 at Fontaine Field in Norwich.
Bacon Academy goalie Connor Mchugh gathers in the ball ahead of Norwich Free Academy's Kevin Lindell (11) in ECC boys soccer action Monday, October 15, 2012 at Fontaine Field in Norwich.
Julia Porter, of Mystic, pauses to check her notes while speaking into a megaphone during the beginning of the 35th annual CROP Walk at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Mystic Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. About 70 people participated in the walk.
Environmental Scientist Tim Bridges from the Environmental Protection Agency's New England Regional Office monitors the release ecosystem safe dye into Bride Brook at Rocky Neck State Park Tuesday Oct. 16, 2012 simulating a bacterial discharge. The EPA and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection performed the dye release to study how bacteria could spread and the effect that it could have on local beaches.
Tom Vear (22) of Eastern grabs the jersey of Coast Guard academy's Robert Chamberlain out of frustration, during the first half at the Coast Guard Academy in New London Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. The two players fell to the ground while attempting to out position the other along the sideline.
Phoebe Brown of the Eastern Connecticut Ballet School performs as a lion during a vignette from Saint Saens' Carnival of the Animals during the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra's young people's concert for children from area schools at the Garde Arts Center in New London Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. The ECSO held two young people's concerts Thursday and they were sponsored by a grant from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut and funding from Charter Oak Federal Credit Union. With the funding ticket prices were kept low at $3 per person.
Alana Corey, right, a third grade student at the Catherine Kolnaski School in Groton watches the Eastern Connecticut Ballet School perform a vignette from Saint Saens' Carnival of the Animals during the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra's young people's concert for children from area schools at the Garde Arts Center in New London Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. The ECSO held two young people's concerts Thursday and were sponsored by a grant from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut and funding from Charter Oak Federal Credit Union. With the funding ticket prices were kept low at $3 per person.
Montville's Buddy Dewaine, 8, pulls in a pass against the defense of Waterford's Julio Gil, 9, during the football game held at Waterford High School Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.
NFA's Ryer Caruso, 6, makes a one handed catch in the end zone for a touchdown after keeping a step ahead of Stamford defender Jamor Thompson, 23, not shown, during the second half of the football game played in Norwich Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Stamford's James Mattimore, 17, watches the play. Stamford's Tamarie Sterling, 30, watches the play.
U. S. Senate candidates Republican Linda McMahon, right, and her Democratic opponent U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, left, look on seconds before entering the stage for a debare at the Garde Arts Center in New London Monday, Oct. 15, 2012.
East Lyme celebrates their win as Waterford's Summer Wyatt, 14, walks off the field after East Lyme scored in the final seconds of the soccer game to win 2-1 Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012.
The lead pack of runners crests one of the hills during the boys varsity race as area high school cross country teams compete in the ECC championship meet at the Norwich Golf Course Thursday Oct. 18, 2012.
Highlights from The Day photographers.