The week in The Day
Storm watchers at McCook Point Park get a little too close of a look at the waves being churned up by the remnants of Hurricane Sandy in Niantic Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.
Kim Costanzo, left, starts to put her cat, Rex, into a pet carrier next to a sofa piled high with plastic bags filled with some of their belongings to keep them high off the floor if water enters the home. Costanzo and her daughter, Jenny Costanzo, were preparing to evacuate their home in the Crescent Beach area of Niantic Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 as water was beginning to cover their backyard and make its way up the street near the home.
Diane Papadakas, left, of New London and her dog, Chloe, turn away as a wave hits the wall below them while talking to Ron Freno of Waterford while watching the waves come in along Pequot Avenue in New London Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Papadakas lives within view of the beach area and was trying to decide whether to evacuate or not. Her home is on a hill, so she is not concerened about water but worried about the stronger winds that will arrive later in the day.
Amaury Sloan, 4, left, makes his mother Juel Harris, far right, sister, Alandra Williams, 8, second from right, and their friends Joey Bonhomme, 9, left center, Marvens Larouche, 4, far left, and Laika Larouche, 6, all of New London, laugh while eating in the cafeteria of Winthrop Elementary Magnet School in New London Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 where they are clients of the Red Cross shelter. The Larouche children were at the shelter with their mother, Michelle Larouche, and Bonhomme was with his mother, Marie Hector.
New London Animal Control Officer Tonya Kloiber, right, and Montville ACO Chris Martel transfer dogs from the New London shelter into Martel's van after a tree fell on the shelter in Bates Woods smashing through the roof Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. ACO Mike Martin, who was at his desk when a limb from the falling tree came through near him, and seven dogs in the kennel, were unharmed.
New London firefighters clear a tree to help evacuate the residents at 565 Montauk Ave. as the Connecticut shoreline gets bombarded with high winds from the remnants of Hurricane Sandy Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.
Residents survey the debris scattered across Pequot Ave. in the area of Guthrie Beach Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 after storm surge smashed beach houses in the area Monday night in New London.
Kathy McNerey, right, takes a photo of Anne Murphy in front of a downed tree blocking North Main St. on the way into Stonington borough Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 after Hurricane Sandy.
Residents carry plywood to board up their properties along Shore Road in Niantic Tuesday Oct. 30, 2012 after their property was severely damaged by the remnants of Hurricane Sandy in the overnight hours.
Area residents of Oak Grove Beach in Niantic evaluate damage and begin to clean up Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 after the remnants of Hurricane Sandy hit the Connecticut shoreline in the overnight hours.
Storm surge damage from Hurricane Sandy Misquamicut Beach, Atlantic Ave. area Westerly Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 after Hurricane Sandy.
Governor Dannel Malloy, center right, is joined by Stonington First Selectman Ed Haberek, Jr., Congressman Joe Courtney, left, and Senator Richard Blumenthal, right, as the governor makes stops in Stonington and New London has he tours areas heavily effected by Hurricane Sandy throughout the state Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.
Jared Clouse, a line worker with PAR Electrical Contractors, directs traffic as a crew repairs downed lines on Old Black Point Road in East Lyme Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 after Hurricane Sandy. People view the damage in the Crescent Beach section of East Lyme.
Paul Janssens of Stonington Borough, nails a plastic tarp up to cover an opening in the wall of his guest house, damaged in Hurricane Sandy, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.
Trick-or-treaters, including Amani Paulk, 4, of Groton, watch a snapping turtle in the Toonuppasog snapping turtle exhibit at Mystic Aquarium, while dressed lin a genie costume as she spends Halloween at the Mystic Aquarium, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.
Chris Donahue, left, and Pete Lamb reach for a frozen turkey as vounteers transfer frozen turkeys from the powerless freezers at the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center into a refrigerated box truck supplied by Conn Ri Paper and Supply Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Bob Curioso, Jr., of Conn Ri says he'll keep the turkeys in the truck until the neighborhood center has power again. The turkeys are destined for Thanksgiving food baskets distributed by the center.
Groton Long Point resident Bob Feery piles debris from his flooded basement along the curb on Beach Rd. for disposal Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Feery says he had over two feet of water in his basement for Hurricane Sandy, whereas last year during Tropical Storm Irene, the water never got past his driveway.
A firefighter moves a generator so fellow firefighters can put a ladder in place against a home at 17 Back Acres Way in Stonington Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. The generator originally was located in a small enclosure against the house and caught fire that then extended up the side of the 3 level house.
Bob Roseberry, right, along with his wife Dolores, left, and her sister Eleanor Fortunato meet with independent insurance adjuster Lexanne Kroll, seated on ground, of Depino Adjusters, LLC, in the shadow of their Atlantic Ave. house damaged by hurricane Sandy in the Crescent Beach section of East Lyme Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.
A pelican cools its webbed feet in a cage after being caught by New London Animal Control Officer Mike Martin on the beach off Neptune Park in New London Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.
Sarah Torruella, second from right, of Ledyard chats with her daughter Maya Laroco, 5, on her lap, nieces Katya Torruella, 9, left, Ciara Torruella, 7, second from left, and Melina Torruella, of Pawcatuck in her living room Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2012. Family members gathered at the Torruella home in Ledyard to spend the time together waiting for power to return since both families have been without power since Hurricane Sandy.
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