The week in The Day
Irving Moy of Wallingford, a member of the Company F, 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry and the state coordinator for the Civil War Trust sponsored Park Day at Fort Trumbull, cleans windows inside the fort during Park Day at Fort Trumbull State Park in New London Saturday, April 6, 2013. The event was coordinated by Company F, 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. Volunteers included U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadets and members of Friends of Fort Trumbull.
UConn teammates including Caroline Doty, left, celebrate as time winds down in defeating Kentucky in the second half of the NCAA Tournament Division 1 Bridgeport Regional Final at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport Monday, April 1, 2013.
Executive Officer Lt.Cmdr. Neil Steinhagen is greeted by his daughters Sierra, 14, left, and Abby, 10, as the Los Angeles class, fast-attack submarine U.S.S. Alexandria (SSN 757) returns to U.S. Naval Submarine Base New London following a six month deployment Wednesday April 3, 2013.
East Lyme's Ryan Nickerson narrowly beats the tag on a check throw during the forth inning against RHAM in baseball action at Bride Brook Park in Niantic Wednesday April 4, 2013.
United States Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp shakes hands with Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, right, after making his remarks at the announcement the site of the proposed National Coast Guard Museum in an event Friday, April 5, 2013 at the Science and Technology Magnet School of Southeastern Connecticut in New London.
Pamela Kydd pins the chief's badge on her husband Henry Kydd after he was sworn-in as Chief of the New London Fire Department Monday, April 1, 2013 by city mayor Daryl Justin Finizio. Kydd replaces the retiring Ron Samul.
A front lawn of flowering Crocuses along Ocean Avenue in New London reminds passers-by that Spring has arrives despite the cold and blustery weather Tuesday afternoon April 2, 2013.
Participants in silhouette against the rising sun as they navigate their way along the paths of a Labyrinth, during the Seaside Easter Sunrise Labyrinth Walk at McCook Point Park in Niantic Sunday, March 31, 2013. The Labyrinth was constructed by volunteers from the Niantic Community Church of rocks found on the beach.
New London firefighters control a fire at the Faire Harbour Landings apartment complex in New London April 4, 2013. The fire was called in around 6:20 p.m. and was brought under control in roughly 15 minutes. All residents of the building were evacuated and are being assisted by the Red Cross.
Blake Harris, 9, of Niantic sweeps one of the stairwells inside the fort while volunteering during the Civil War Trust sponsored Park Day at Fort Trumbull State Park in New London Saturday, April 6, 2013. The event coordinated by Company F, 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry had volunteers cleaning, painting and organizing projects at the park. Volunteers included U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadets and members of the Friends of Fort Trumbull.
Equine Veterinary Technician Robin Thompson, right, checks for vital signs as local residents, Stonington Police Officers and Wequetequock Firefighters attempt to rescue a horse that fell into Stony Brook off of Sommers Lane in Stonington Wednesday April 3, 2013. The 33 year old mare was seen stumbling down the embankment and then falling into the brook. The horse succumbed to exposure and its already failing health after a multiple hour effort to save its life.
Cuban-born Classical Pianist Alfredo Rodriguez plays the piano strings with his hands as he performs an improvisation during a question and answer session with students from Waterford's Dual Language Arts Academy at Evans Hall at Connecticut College in New London Friday April 5, 2013. Rodriguez was at Connecticut College for a performance with his Jazz trio as part of the college's On Stage series.
Stonington's Katie Headley collides with St. Bernard's Amanda Carpentier as Headley slides into second base during action in the third inning during softball action at St. Bernard High School Wednesday April 3, 2013. Headley was called out on the play.
East Lyme's Joan Li returns the ball to Stonington's Annika Burgess during their number one singles match Friday, April 5, 2013 at Stonington High School.
Robert Flannery, of the United States Submarine Veterans Thresher Base, rings the memorial bell as they toll the bell for all lost on USS Thresher on April 10, 1963, as members of the submarine community gather in Portsmouth New Hampshire Saturday April 6, 2013, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the loss of the submarine.
Instead of posing for a photo for his parents, Ben and Kierstan Field, Nico Field, 2, of Mystic sticks out his tongue while he looks at his reflection in the mirror of the Stonington Borough Pioneer hook and ladder truck during the Touch a Truck event at the Stonington Borough Fire Department Thursday, April 4, 2013. Touch a Truck was a special program sponsored by the Stonington Free Library.
UConn's Stefanie Dolson, from left, Caroline Doty,(5), Geno Auriemma, UConn head coach, and Morgan Tuck (3) celebrate as time winds down in defeating Kentucky in the second half of the NCAA Tournament Division 1 Bridgeport Regional Final at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport Monday, April 1, 2013.
Eddy Guntner from the Norwich Public Schools maintenance department pulls school desk units from a stockpile in the old gymnasium at Waterford High School Thursday, April 4, 2013. Surplus furniture from the old high school being replaced when the new high school opens next week are being donated to other town schools, municipal offices and to other schools around the regions. Norwich was given an early pick of the surplus to replace furniture damaged in last month's fire at Kelly Middle School.
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