The week in The Day
Teagan Driscoll, 14, bottom, Claire Leamon, 12, middle, and Julia Soscia, 13, top, slide down the hill on the northeast side of the Stonington Borough viaduct Friday, January 3, 2014.
Christine McGuire, center, who manages Carson's in Noank, exchanges hugs with Jim and Isabelle English after she informed them that the store had closed for the day Tuesday, December 31, 2013. The Englishes, who are long-time regulars at the village institution, had arrived for lunch only to find the "closed" sign on the door. McGuire invited them in for coffee but explained the store, which will close permanently tomorrow, was out of food and closing early for the day.
Daphnee Appolon rests while her daughter Hannah Abigael sleeps at L+M Hospital Wednesday, January 1, 2014. Hannah was one of the last babies to be born in 2013 at L+M.
Too many children scramble for too few balloons as the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut holds its annual Countdown to Noon! New Year's Eve day celebration in Niantic Tuesday Dec. 31, 2013.
New Year's revelers and distance runners wade in the shallow waters of Fishers Island Sound at Esker Point Beach in Groton Wednesday, January 1, 2014 as part of the annual Mystic New Year's Run and Swim. The event was one of four area swims on New Year's Day; one in New London, another in Groton and one in Westerly.
Scot Huntington, top, and his apprentice Josh Ziemski install one of the bass pipes on the 1823 Thomas Hall pipe organ in his shop in the former Stonington Velvet Mill Friday, January 3, 2014. Huntington, who has been restoring organs in the area for nearly 40-years, has spent a year working on the historic organ from the Trinity Episcopal Church in Milton Center, Connecticut.
Pattee Tierney of Gold Star Property Management scatters sodium chloride on the sidewalk along State St. between Bank and Eugene O'Neill Thursday, January 2, 2014.
Brayden Ridenour, 8, tries to ride his sled snowboard style down the hill at the Norwich Municipal Golf Course after the first snow storm of the new year Friday, January 3, 2014 in Norwich. Brayden was at the hill with his twin brother Zachary and his grandparents Donna and Keith Beardsley.
Pedestrians and motorists make their way through the falling and blowing snow along West Main Street in Mystic as a Nor'Easter bears down on New England Thursday night Jan. 2, 2014.
A man begins the slow and cold process of shoveling his driveway (bottom right) along Crystal Avenue in New London Friday Jan. 3, 2014 after a Nor'Easter blanketed the region in a new layer of snow and bitter cold temperatures.
Jackie Sweeney, 17, of Vero Beach, Florida trudges through the snow as she wanders the grounds at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London as the sun sinks low in the sky Friday Jan. 3, 2014.
Groton Heights and the Fort Griswold monument are lit with the late day setting sun Friday Jan. 3, 2014.
Waterford's Kevin Johnson dives to the floor knocking a loose ball away from New London's Seth Lake during basketball action in the second quarter in the newly dedicated Francis X. Sweeney field house at Waterford High School Saturday Jan. 4, 2014.
Juan Pacheco of New London, a full-time maintenance employee at Centro de la Comunidad in New London, prepares the facility for its annual Three Kings Day celebration,Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
Killingly's Zach Smith tries to break the grip of Montville's Joel Morth at 113 in ECC wrestling action Tuesday, December 31, 2013. The Indians rolled to a 43-18 win in the dual meet.
A gun owner who declined to give his name fills-out his paperwork resting on a lighting fixture while waiting in line at Connecticut State Police Headquarters in Middletown Monday, December 30, 2013.
Ariel Scheiner, sister-in-law of Joshua Eudy, a Waterford High School teacher and volleyball coach who died on Christmas, addresses audience members in the auditorium at Waterford High, Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.
Rev. Michel Belt, of the St. James Episcopal Church in New London addresses attendees at his church, during tour of New London churches and historic architecture Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013.
Desmond D'Elia-Miller, right, of NFA, gets past Manchester defender Rashad Leggett and hits a two point shot during the first half at NFA in Norwich, Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.
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