The week in The Day
The crew of the North Dakota (SSN-784), the 11th Virginia-class submarine, during the christening ceremony at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013.
Maryam Elahi, the new President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, left, meets U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, right, just before a formal introduction of Elahi at the Garde Arts Center in New London Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. At center is Paul Nunes, CFECT Board Chair, and behind Sen. Blumenthal, not visible, is Alison Woods, CFECT Director of Gift Planning.
Ainslie Turner, left, the owner of Skipper's Dock restaurant in Stonington Borough, accompanied by her daughter, Brie George, carries out one of the original door handles from her previous restaurant, the Harborview, after recieving it as a gift from a patron on the last night of business for the Stonington landmark restaurant, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013.
Ainslie Turner, left, the owner of Skipper's Dock restaurant in Stonington Borough, and her daughter, Brie George, right, console each other as they walk down the dock back to the restaurant after viewing the sunset on the last night of business for the Stonington landmark restaurant Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013.
Quentin Dombro of Noank juggles as he jogs up Groton Long Point Road Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. Dombro, who just moved to town from Seattle to be near his young grandson, says he juggles during his run both the keep things interesting and to give his upper body some workout.
Artist Nathaniel Foote takes advantage of a warm October evening to start a painting of the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.
NFA's Cebria Outlow spikes the ball as East Lyme's Maggy Powers jumps for the block during the third game of the ECC volleyball tournament quarterfinal at East Lyme High School Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.
A group of police officers approaches Smith Hall at the United States Coast Guard Academy as a drill observer, left, watches the progress of an "Act of Violence" drill at the academy Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. Some 30 state, local and federal agencies participated in the drill which depicted a pair of "active shooters" in Smith and Dimick halls at the academy.
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, center, and New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio talk over cupcakes and coffee at Sweetie's Bakery & Cafe on Bank Street in New London, as Governor Malloy stops in New London to announce the creation of the Connecticut Shoreline Resilience Fund marking the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. The Connecticut Shoreline Resilience Fund is a low-interest loan program for Connecticut coastal residents who would like to elevate their homes or flood-proof their businesses.
Ledyard's Michelle Klinikowski (9) crashes to the floor trying to make a dig against East Lyme in ECC volleyball tournament semifinals Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 at NFA.
Fitch's Taylor Kelsey (6) tries to tip the ball past Woodstock defenders in ECC volleyball tournament semifinals Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 at NFA.
Old Mystic firefighters vent smoke and heat out of the roof as they battle a house fire at 154 Breezy Knoll Drive Wednesday morning, Oct. 30, 2013. The fire was reported just before 10 a.m. with heavy fire showing from the rear of the home when the Old Mystic Fire Department arrived on scene. The fire took roughly 15 minutes to knock down. There were no reported injuries. The fire departments of Mystic, Subase, were called to the scene along with Mystic River Ambulance and the L+M Paramedics.
Waterford's Melina Spanos (17) keeps a step ahead of Brooklyn Saracina (17) of Woodstock Academy while in control of the ball during the girls' soccer semifinal game at Montville High School Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
NFA goalie Seth Strader (1) stops the ball in front of the goal during boys' soccer semifinal game against Waterford at Montville High School Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
New London quarterback Danny Maranda (19) prepares to hand the ball off to Orinn Parke (21) during the game against Fitch Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.
The North Dakota (SSN-784), the 11th Virginia-class submarine, before the christening ceremony at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013.
Sponsor Katie Fowler, wife of retired Vice Adm. Jeff Fowler, christens the North Dakota (SSN-784), the 11th Virginia-class submarine, at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013.
Sarah Carlson, of Foxglove Farm in Lyme, drives the wagon pulled by Percheron draft horses during the Harvest Home event at the historic Bushnell Farm in Old Saybrook Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013.
East Lyme's Ugne Kirvelevicius competes in the 100 yard breaststroke during the ECC championship swim meet at UConn Avery Point in Groton Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. Kirvelevicius won the event.
Fitch/St. Bernard's Meredith Hird competes in the 400 yard freestyle relay during the ECC championship swim meet at UConn Avery Point in Groton Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. Fitch/St. Bernard won the event.
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