The week in The Day
A group of kids from East Lyme High School and one from kid from East Lyme Middle School travel down hill as a group while taking advantage of another snow day to spend time sledding at McCook Point Park in Niantic, Conn., Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
A group of kids from East Lyme High School and one from kid from East Lyme Middle School hike back up the hill while taking advantage of another snow day to spend time sledding at McCook Point Park in Niantic, Conn., Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
Jim Hall, a city employee in the Public Works/Public Building Maintenance Division, clears snow in front of City Hall during steady snow falls in New London Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.
Nancy Miller, her daughter Helen, 3, and dog Roscoe, take a walk into the snow-draped woods of Bluff Point State Park in Groton, Tuesday, February 4, 2014.
East Lyme's Jenna Schumacher (15) shoots her school record scoring basket during the basketball game against Woodstock Academy at East Lyme Middle School Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.
State Rep. Betsy Ritter (D-Waterford) stands to applaud the proposal by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to expand Pre-kindergarten programs in the state during his budget address to a joint convention of the state legislature on the opening day of the 2014 session Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the state Capitol in Hartford.
Former state senator Edith Prague, right, and current senator Andrew Maynard (D-Stonington) applaud as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy delivers his budget address to a joint convention of the state legislature on the opening day of the 2014 session Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the state Capitol in Hartford.
Louise Clemens of Waterford, second from right, smiles as she pauses in telling a story about her experiences on Jeopardy and years later the Jeopardy Senior Tournament while the other four Waterford residents that have been contestants on game shows laugh. The group talked about their experiences as game show contestants during a program at the Waterford Public Library Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. The other game show contestants are (L-R) Mary Anna Martell, Meredith Robinson, both appeared on Jeopardy, Dianne Houlihan, appeared on Chopped, and Judy Liskov, appeared on the game shows Eye Guess, $25,000 Pyramid, Price is Right and is currently in the contestant pool for Who Wants to be a Millionaire.
Don Gering of Greenport,, N.Y., a member of the Long Island Clam Shuckers Ground Hog Association, organizes a group photograph of fellow members as Essex Ed portrays Adriaen Block, an explorer who sailed up the Connecticut River in 1614, during the annual Groundhog Parade in Essex, Conn., Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. The group participated in the parade.
The Connecticut College camel wander through a sea of "Green Dot" thunder sticks as the Connecticut College men's hockey team squares off against Tufts University for the third annual Green Dot Hockey Game at Dayton Arena Saturday Feb. 8, 2014. The Green Dot Game is part of the college's "Green Dot" program to raise awareness of and prevent power-based personal violence.
Angel Hetemaj, 5, celebratess with her mother Samantha, as their SEAT bus pulls into view on Water St. Monday morning, February 3, 2014 in New London.
Sam Rose, left, Debbie Laughlin, right, and others participate in a gentle yoga class at the Center for Healing Therapies in Waterford Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. Instructor Raychel Martin walks around the room to help students as needed.
Julia Kenny of New London, center, hugs her nephew Kevin Banta while other family and friends watch on and take pictures after releasing balloons along Pequot Ave. in New London in the honor and memory of Kenny's son Sean Madec on Madec's birthday Tuesday Feb. 4, 2014. Madec died in January of 2012 of a heroin overdose. Kenny refers to Heroin as "the Devil's drug" and wants to raise awareness as to its devastating effect on a family.
Waterford's Isaiah Jones jumps to keep the ball inbounds while being guarded by New London's Seth Lake during first quarter action at New London High School Thursday Feb. 6, 2014.
Lyme residents Beverly Crowther, and Jim McFarland, examine books at the Lyme Public Library, which celebrated its 100th anniversary Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.
A LifeStar helicopter lifts off from I95 as emergency crews from North Stonington and the surrounding communities work the scene of a multiple car accident on I95 South south of Exit 93 in North Stonington Thursday Feb. 6, 2014. I95 South was closed for the duration of the accident.
Kevin McKinnon of New London, owner of Jayden's Unisex Barbershop/Salon, located at 276 Connecticut Ave. in New London, mops the floor, as he attempts to catch up on cleaning, while the shop is closed, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. McKinnon opened the facility three months ago and named it after his four-year-old son Jayden. The shop specializes in children's haircuts.
Astor Rysqu of New London, walks his 19-year-old female Border Collie "Kitsch" along State Street in New London during a steady snow fall, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.
A reflection in Norwich Harbor, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.
Sheryle Perkins clears the snow from her driveway on Pleasant Street in New London Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
Tiara Dunn-Sullivan has a snowball fight with family members at Veterans Memorial Park in Jewett City Wednesday, February 5, 2014.
Waterford's Justin Lindbolm roles Windham's Sal Torres during the 138 pound match in high school wrestling at Waterford High School Wednesday Jan. 8, 2014. Lindbolm won by decision.
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