The week in The Day
Firefighter Katrina Zickwolf of the Gardner Lake Volunteer Fire Department, left, firefighter Stephen Edwards of the Baltic Fire Department, center, and firefighter Matthew Traber, right, of the Mohegan Tribe fire Department hold the flag off the ground as it is raised between two ladder trucks for the Firefighters/EMS Mass at Cathedral of Saint Patrick in Norwich Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. Once up the flag began to rip due in part to the high wind and had to be taken down before the start of the Mass.
The Steamboat Inn, left, and the Mystic Drawbridge in downtown Mystic, during the early evening hours Monday, Oct. 7, 2013.
Masha Swan, an employee at Alice Acres Farm Market & Greenhouses in Gales Ferry, feeds vegetables that can no longer be sold in the farm market to the animals on the farm with help from Samantha Fancher, 10, and her brother, Brandon Fancher, 7, not shown, of Gales Ferry Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.
Gary Koczera of Oakdale, escorts his 17-year-old male llama "Beeper" of the Rabbit in the Moon Farm, owned by Koczera of Oakdale, across State Street after attending the St. James Episcopal Church of New London annual Blessing of the Animals at The Parade in New London, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. Seventeen animals received blessings during the event.
New London firefighters pick up their hoses after a drill aboard the Fishers Island Ferry Munnatawket as NLFD personnel, along with personnel from the Sub Base, New Haven and Mystic fire departments and Fishers Island Ferry crews train with instructors from the Tri-state Maritime Safety Association in maritime firefighting on board Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the Fishers Island Ferry terminal in New London. All four shifts of New London firefighters have been taking part in the training to familiarize them with the differences between fighting fires on the water and on land.
Eugenia Morales checks out the fruit offerings as she "shops" for food at "The Lord's Food Pantry" Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at St. James Episcopal Church in New London.
NFA's Marcus Outlow, 21, tries cut around the defense of Ledyard's River Thomas, 5, during the football game at Norwich Free Academy Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.
Ledyard's Haley Wilt, 3, heads the ball with Montville's Kiah Strickland, 15, moving in on the ball during the soccer game at Montville High School Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.
Ledyard's Jordan Kowalski, 28, runs the ball against the defense of NFA's Ramel Pires, 10, and Kevin Zeller, 30, during the football game at Norwich Free Academy Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.
Kirsten Azarcon of Quaker Hill, left, starts the process of signing her mother up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act and Connecticut's online marketplace during an enrollment fair at the Community Health Center in New London Saturday Oct. 12, 2013. Certified application counselors were on hand to help patrons out with the enrollment process as part of the fair.
Chance Gervais, 6, works on his pose as Neiley Rushford Snide, not pictured, leads a Yoga for Kids class at Otis Library in Norwich Thursday, October 10, 2013. Thursday was the last session of the four-week class for kids age 3-6 and their parents. Rushford Snide says she hopes to offer the class again in the spring at Otis.
Ben Berryman, left, gets up sputtering from a mouthful of water as Tim Pettus and Haley Hewitt watch from the camera position during the filming of a scene for their entry in the Whaling City Film Project filmmaking competition at the whale tail fountain on the Parade Plaza in New London Monday, October 7, 2013. Berryman plays "The Kingpin" who lands in the fountain after being shot by Hewitt's "Stella Provolone" in the Better Days Productions film "Speakcheesy" about grinder prohibition. Entrants received their criteria on Friday at the Garde and have four days to script, shoot and edit their 4-7-minute films which will be screened Friday at The Garde Arts Center with winners of cash prizes announced at that time.
A Norwich Public Utilities lineman guides the city's Freedom Bell into position atop its arch on City Hall Plaza Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The bell was cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. The bell, cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, will be formally dedicated next Saturday.
Sophia Paul, 15-months, weaves through the pumpkin patch at Holmberg Orchards followed by her mother Bethany, right, and aunts Amelia, center, and Erin Friday, October 11, 2013.
People attending the farmers market at Maples Farm Park in Bozrah watch a bonfire Friday, Oct 11, 2013. Friday was the last farmers market for the season that began July 5.
Bonnie Foreshaw sheds a tear while answering a question for the Board of Pardons and Paroles during her clemency hearing at the J.B. Gates Correctional Institution in Niantic Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Foreshaw, 66, has served 27 years of a 45 year sentence for the shooting of Joyce Amos.
Fitch celebrates an early game rally against NFA during action in the second game at NFA Thursday Oct. 10, 2013.
UConn's Deshon Foxx tips the ball off of his fingertips missing the reception by inches under coverage by USF's Fidel Montgomery during first quarter action at Rentschler Field in East Harford Saturday Oct. 12, 2013.
The Connecticut Firefighters Pipes & Drums lead firefighters and their trucks down Broadway from Chelsea Parade to Cathedral of Saint Patrick in Norwich for the Firefighters/EMS Mass Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.
Jackson Deane, 5, of Mystic receives help trying on firefighter turnout gear from firefighter Robert Devitt, left, and EMR/fire police Corey Watford of the Center Groton Fire Department during the Groton Fall Festival at Poquonnock Plains Park Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.
Food Corps worker Sarah Doherty dressed as a giant apple is mobbed by Winthrop School students during Apple Day during lunch time at the school in New London Tuesday Oct. 8, 2013. Apple Day introduced a table of locally grown apple products from apples picked at Palazzi Orchard in Killingly highlighting National Farm-to-School month.
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