The week in The Day
Members of the Silent Service Motorcycle Club salute during the presentation of colors opening the Veterans Day Memorial Service at the U.S. Submarine Veterans WWII National Submarine Memorial East in Groton Monday, November 11, 2013.
Brian Patton, of the 6th Regiment Army of Northern Virginia Civil War re-enactors, wraps students Gillian Bransfield, 15, left, and Cassidy Martin, 14, in a wool coat to keep them warm as they watch a demonstration of firearms for students at The Williams School in New London Wednesday, November 13, 2013. The living history demonstration was part of a week-long recognition at the school of the 150th anniversary of the war between the states.
Dancers from the Eastern Connecticut Ballet wait outside their dressing rooms for their call to take the stage for the final number in the second of two Young People's Concerts featuring the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Toshiyuki Shimada, at the Garde Arts Center in New London Thursday, November 14, 2013. Over 2200 students from Groton, Montville, Norwich and New London attended the two concerts on the theme "The Orchestra Loves a Parade" featuring marching music and concluding with Stars and Stripes Forever accompanied by dancers from the Eastern Connecticut Ballet.The concerts were funded by a grant from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut with further funding from Charter Oak Federal Credit Union.
Preston First Selectman Robert Congdon, left, his wife Linda, and others in attendance, wait to get their first look at the restored 1894 John Denison Crocker painting "Forge Brook Pond, Poquetanuck Cove" Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at the Slater Memorial Museum in Norwich. The painting had hung in Preston town hall for many years and has been given on long term loan to the museum in return for the restoration effort. The painting joins a considerable collection of Crocker work already at the museum.
Sue Lado a registered visiting nurse with the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society, center, laughs along with two of her Iraq War combat veteran patients Giovanni Roman, left, and Alfredo AlcalaEsparza at Alfredo's home in New London Wednesday Nov. 6, 2013.
U.S. Navy sailors from the Basic Enlisted Submarine School at the Groton sub base, from left, Cody Pfeiffer, Ryan King, Aldred Jess and Arthur McCauley help volunteers move bunk beds into the new Homeless Hospitality Center shelter on State Pier Rd. in New London Tuesday, November 12, 2013. The shelter is moving from St. James Episcopal Church downtown to the renovated site in the former St. Peter and Paul Polish Catholic Church.
Waterford's Joe Gustafson, 33, tackles New London's Orrin Parke, 21, during the football game at New London High School Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.
New London's Orrin Parke, 21, runs the ball against Waterford during the football game at New London High School Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.
St. Bernard's Allison Regan, 16, returns to her teammates Ali Patterson, 15, Gretchen Greene, 19, Mackenzie Nagy, 7, and Talia Coleman, 13, after missing a penalty kick against Old Saybrook during overtime in the girls soccer State Class S semifinal game at Montville High School Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. St. Bernard lost the game in penalty kicks 0-3.
Henny Simon of Colchester, front center, a Holocaust survivor and an eye witness to Kristallnacht, watches a documentary about the events of that night, known as the beginning of the Holocaust, during a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht at Connecticut College on Sunday, November 10, 2013. Beside Simon, at right is Professor Karolin Machtans, who gave a talk entitled "1945-2013: Germany's Dealing with It's Nazi Past."
The Parker family poses for a photo while visiting the site where members of the New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association (FMBA) with the Sandy Ground Project: Where Angels Play and volunteers are building a playground at Riverside Park in New London Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 in memory of Emilie Parker, a victim at Sandy Hook.
Ledyard's Michelle Klinikowski blasts the ball past Farmington for a kill shot during first game action in the CIAC Class L volleyball semifinal at New Britain High School Thursday Nov. 14, 2013. Ledyard lost to Farmington in 5 games.
Waterford's Alexandra Moger, left, Ashli Rossi, center, and Amanda Tourjee react their their loss to Woodland in four games in the CIAC volleyball tournament semifinal at Glastonbury High School Wednesday Nov. 13, 2013.
Jasmin Barrows, in the role of Mother Ginger, does a spin as the cast of the Norwich Figure Skating Club's production of Nutcracker on Ice rehearses Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Norwich Municipal Ice Rink. Performances are Saturday and Sunday, November 16th and 17th at 4 p.m.
Roman Goodwin, 8, of Mystic, cheers after a pumkin is slingshot into a gong during a Pumpkin Chuckin' festival at the Stonington Community Center Sunday, November 10, 2013.
Jacob Hollis, right, seated next to Ashley Detuzzi, center, and Kate Green, left, and fellow students during U.S. History class Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Minority students outscore fellow students at Marine Science Magnet High School in Groton on the Connecticut Mastery Test.
Waterford rallies around Claire Hurley after she scored with 2:23 remaining in the first half against Haddam-Killingworth in the CIAC Class M girls soccer championship at Middletown High School Saturday Nov. 16, 2013. Waterford defeated Haddam-Killingworth 1-0 for their first state title.
Waterford head coach Rob Brule, center, celebrates with the team after receiving the CIAC Class M Championship trophy after defeating Haddam-Killingworth 1-0 in the CIAC Class M girls soccer championship at Middletown High School Saturday Nov. 16, 2013.
NFA's Khaleed Exum-Strong (4) tries to break away form Stonington's Patrick Dooley (55) in ECC football action Saturday, November 16, 2013 in Norwich. The Wildcats stormed back to defeat the Bears 63-35.
Stonington coach Jenna Tucchio, right, and players on the bench begin to celebrate as time expires on the Bears' win over Granby in CIAC class S field hockey championship Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Wethersfield High School. Stonington held on for a 1-0 win for the school's first state title in the sport since 1987.
Bonnie Jean Foreshaw, right, embraces her granddaughter Chrisanne Guilbert, left, after answering media questions in a parking lot at Perez Park in East Lyme Friday, November 15 2013 shortly after being released from nearby Janet S. York Correctional Institution. Foreshaw was granted clemency by the state Board of Pardons and Paroles ending her sentence 4-years early.
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