The week in The Day
Lauren 'Zeal' Levine spins fire poi at the Ice Carnival taking place in the art park during opening night of Hygienic Art XXXV Salon des Independants at the Hygienic Art Galleries in New London Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.
Kalia Griffin, left, is comforted by her aunt, Darlene Hamlin, right, mother of Anthony Hamlin, as she becomes emotional while reading a few words during a gathering of family and friends for a vigil at the Parade in downtown New London to call attention to Anthony Hamlin's homicide case. Hamlin, 40, was found in a field off Shewville Road in Ledyard Jan. 28, 2006. No arrests have been made even though the state has a $25,000 reward for information.
Fitch's Tyler Latham competes in the 55m Hurdles during the ECC large division indoor track championship at the Coast Guard Academy in New London Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Latham placed first in the event.
NFA's Brandin Strickland hands off to Kendrick Amy for the final leg of the 4x180 meter relay during the ECC large division indoor track championship at the Coast Guard Academy in New London Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. NFA placed second in the event.
Christ Cantres, right, 15, of New London, pushes off opponent Xavier Velez, 12, of New London, while rushing with the ball during a game of three-on-three tackle football along State Pier Road in New London Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
Dr. Bob Pulver, a veterinarian who volunteers with the stranding program at Mystic Aquarium, releases "Carson", a 7-month-old female Harbor seal pup, on Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, Rhode Island Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. "Carson" was rescued at approximately one week of age in Biddeford, Maine by the rescue organization Marine Mammals of Maine on June 10 and began rehabilitation at University of New England in Biddeford before being transferred to Mystic June 12. During her rehab "Carson" was treated for medical ailments and weaned from formula to eating fish.
"Carson", a 7-month old female Harbor seal pup rehabilitated by staff from the stranding program at Mystic Aquarium, looks back at the beach as she swims in the waters off Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, Rhode Island Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. "Carson" was rescued at approximately one week of age in Biddeford, Maine by the rescue organization Marine Mammals of Maine on June 10 and began rehabilitation at University of New England in Biddeford before being transferred to Mystic June 12. During her rehab "Carson" was treated for medical ailments and weaned from formula to eating fish.
Shane Shortt of Caruso Piano Gallery shovels snow off of the store's roof as one of the musicians depicted in the "Songs of Our City" mural watches on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014.
Quincie-Jade Clayton, 6, of Ledyard, shows of her smile to Pastor Kenn Harris, left, of the Born Again Outreach Ministry, during the 30th annual Ecumenical Service Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at St. James Episcopal Church in New London Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Pastor Harris delivered the Benediction.
New London city officials, leaders in the local religious community, and area residents join together for a commemorative march in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday through downtown New London Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.
Diamond Campbell, 6, peeks out from over the shoulder of her father, Mark, as Norwich area residents commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday with a march through downtown Norwich ending with a worship service at Evans Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in Norwich Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.
Barista Lauren Bradley works in the late afternoon light at Bean&Leaf in New London on a cold afternoon Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.
Montville's Kiah Strickland (13) and Waterford's Vanessa Kobyluck (15) fight over the ball during second quarter action at Montville High School Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.
Guerloudy Alexandre, 13, of Norwich, a seventh-grader at Kelly Middle School, author of "A Natural Disaster", which describes her experiences living through the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2013.
Andrea Thomas holds her son Logan as they wait for Boatswains Mate 1st class Kyle Thomas to disembark from the United States Coast Guard barque Eagle arriving at Fort Trumbull State Park in New London returning from a maintenance interval in the Coast Guard shipyard in Baltimore Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.
The United States Coast Guard barque Eagle motors past New London Ledge Light as the U.S. Navy Virginia-class attack submarine USS California (SSN 781) passes southbound Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Eagle was en-route to Fort Trumbull State Park in New London returning from a maintenance interval in the Coast Guard shipyard in Baltimore.
Snow covers the Stonington Town Dock, with the fishing vessels Regulus, left, and the Furious, right, in the background, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2013.
Members of the Connecticut College alpine ski team, Bram Diamond, right, of Newton, Mass., Colin Lang, center, of Chevy Chase, Md., and Parker Veroff, left, of Newton, Mass., walk back up the hill while they and other members of the team have some fun skiing a hill at the Connecticut College Arboretum in New London Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 after the snow storm.
Alexis Fenton, 8, center, turns cartwheels at the base of the hill while taking advantage of a day off from school to go sledding with her mother, Andrea Fenton of Old Lyme, left, and friend Makenna Harms, 8, at the Old Lyme Country Club Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 after the snow storm.
Deante Bruton, center, of Ledyard, drives through Capital Prep defenders Malcolm Moye, left, and Elijah Robinson, right, and hits a two point shot during the first half at Ledyard High School Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.
A lone Connecticut College student makes his way through the freshly fallen snow on Temple Green in single-digit temperatures on the Connecticut College campus in New London Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
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