The week in The Day
Angel Cote and her dog "Kai" stop to look at the waters pouring over the Yantic Falls at Indian Leap in Norwich Friday June 14, 2013. Cote, who recently moved back to the area after several years living in Hawaii, says the crashing water of the rain-swollen falls reminds her of the falls in Hawaii.
Mystic Schooners shortstop Anthony Turgeon, 9, leaps to avoid Keene's Dylan Moore, 4, after the forced out at second base and making the throw to first base for a double play during the NECBL baseball game at Fitch High School in Groton Friday, June 14, 2013.
Keene's Joe McCarthy, 13, reacts to the safe call at home plate while Mystic Schooners Joel Rosencrance, 55, and Tyler Boyd, 17, celebrate Rosencrance beating the close tag attempt by McCarthy at home plate after being caught in a rundown during the NECBL baseball game at Fitch High School Friday, June 14, 2013.
Nicole Palffy-Muhoray, a graduate assistant in Entomology from Yale's Peabody Museum searches for cicada nymphs in the Magicada Cicada Preserve in Hamden Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
Bob Jordan of Waterford, brings inside four of his seven dogs Spring, from left, Tiki, Spencer and Cole, after a walk, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. All of Jordan's dogs came from rescue organizations.
Steve Santos of Charlestown, R.I., a full-time tattoo artist at Skin Deep Tattoo in New London, decorates the front window with upcoming tattoo specials along State Street in New London, Tuesday, June 11, 2013.
Connecticut Army National Guard Sgt. Ian Brown is greeted by his girlfriend Sarah Ticson as the 248th Engineering Company returns to the ANG's Army Aviation Support Facility in Windsor Locks, Conn., following a deployment to Bahrain Tuesday, June 11, 2013.
MacKenzie Avery, 2, crawls through the legs of her dad; Sgt. Kyle Avery, of Preston, as the Connecticut Army National Guard's 248th Engineering Company returns to the ANG's Army Aviation Support Facility in Windsor Locks, Conn., following a deployment to Bahrain Tuesday, June 11, 2013.
C.B. Jennings Elementary School third grader Damaryz Martinez, 8, center, rolls a giant die for her next move as Martinez and Akua Bandele-Asante, 9, right, play a round of "Monopdy" a full sized board game designed by Jenning School fifth grader Arianna Burdick, 10, right, during the 5th grade's Invention Convention at the school in New London Wednesday June 12, 2013.
Maya Sheppard of Writers Block Inc. solos "Lift Every Voice and Sing" during the performance by the Writers Block during the Juneteenth celebration at Williams Park in New London Saturday June 15, 2013. The event was hosted by the Kente Cultural Center of New London.
Allen Longendyke, the Perishable Buyer for Fiddleheads in New London organizes pallet of incoming merchandise at the store Wednesday June 12, 2013.
Shelly Larsen and Gary Anderson put a second coat of primer on the lettering across the transom of the whaleship Charles W. Morgan Monday, June 10, 2013 at the Mystic Seaport H.B. DuPont Preservation Shipyard as work continues on the 19th century whaleship. The Morgan, the last remaining wooden whaling ship remaining and the oldest American commercial vessel still in existence as well as a National Historic Landmark, is slated to be re-launched on July 21st this summer and embark on its 38th voyage, a tour of historic New England ports in the spring of 2014.
Waterford teammates react as they come down to their last out against New Canaan, in the CIAC Class L state baseball tournament championship at Palmer Field in Middletown, Conn., Sunday, June 9, 2013.
Jillian Soto, left, and Carlee Soto find a quiet spot to talk to their sister Victoria Soto, a first grade teacher killed at Sandy Hook, to ask for strength and guidance before they participate in a press conference with members of congress and senate to mark the 6-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown and to have action on gun reform at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C. Thursday, June 13, 2013.
Virginia Payne, second from right, with husband Nicholas Payne, right, of New Milford, members of the Brady Campaign, holds a photo of their daughter, Rebecca Payne, who was murdered in a case of mistaken identity while a college student in Boston, participate with members of the Newtown Action Alliance and supporters on the front lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building Thursday, June 13, 2013 to create a human "Ribbon of Remembrance" to mark the 6-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown. The Payne's joined the group from the Newtown Action Alliance on the trip to Washington D.C. because they wanted to support Newtown. After the ribbon people continued the "No More Names" reading of the names of the 4,800 people killed since Newtown.
Nora Gambardella, 4, dances with her mother Heidi, to the music of the acoustic duo "Whether It's Wit" during the New London Farmer's Market Friday, June 14, 2013 on Parade Plaza downtown.
Students in a tour group stop and look as painter Peter Emerson, of Lewisberry, PA, works on a rendition of the fishing vessel Roann Thursday, June 13, 2013 in Stonington. Emerson is one of a number of artists who have descended on the seaport this week for the 17th annual Plein Air Painters Exhibition and Show at the seaport's Maritime Gallery. Painters create their works in the French "en plein air" tradition this week and their work will be on exhibit through September 8th.
Arianna Pedraza, 5, of Uncasville laughs and covers her head with her lap record book as she completes her 5th lap at Fontaine Field in Norwich Saturday June 15, 2013 during a suicide prevention awareness walk and event hosted by the Norwich Prevention Council. Pedraza was walking in memory of her Grandmother Michelle Borow.
Police Officer David Miner gets his Sergeant's badge pinned to his uniform by his Five year old daughter Chloe as the Groton Town Police Department holds a promotion ceremony several of their officers Tuesday June 11, 2013.
Commuters head into the rain after disembarking from a Shore Line East train at Union Station in New London Monday, June 10, 2013.
Allison Nowicki, 1, of Tolland stops to enjoy a fresh strawberry as families take advantage of warm sunny weather to pick fresh strawberries at the Scott's Yankee Farmer strawberry field in East Lyme Saturday June 15, 2013.
Jonathon Crawford of the 2013 Connecticut Tigers, left, laughs along a member of the coaching staff during media day at Dodd Stadium in Norwich Saturday June 15, 2013.
Waterford teammates celebrate after defeating Granby in the CIAC Class M state softball tournament championship at West Haven High School in West Haven, Conn., Sunday, June 9, 2013.
Waterford head coach Liz Sutman, right center, hugs Julia Zawacki (14) as they celebrate defeating Granby 6-3 in the CIAC Class M state softball tournament championship at West Haven High School in West Haven, Conn., Sunday, June 9, 2013.
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