The week in The Day
Jane Morosky, right, performs the imposition of the ashes for students from St. Patrick Cathedral School Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent for Catholics worldwide.
Supporters snap photos as President Barack Obama greets them after addressing a packed crowd at Detrick Gymnasium at Central Connecticut State University Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
First Class Cadets Emily Bogdan, Bradley Harbert, Eric Bonomi and Marco Tinari celebrate after opening their billets and finding out where they will be assigned after graduation during the Coast Guard Academy Billet Night at Leamy Hall Thursday, March 6, 2014.
East Lyme High School swimmers cheer on their teammates as area high schools compete in the ECC swimming championships at UConn Avery Point in Groton, Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Marcus Outlow of NFA reacts after hitting a three pointer against Ledyard in the second half of a semifinal game of the ECC Boy's Basketball Tournament at Waterford High School, Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
First Class Cadets John Rendon, Scott Kenney and Kevin Peters celebrate after opening their billets and finding out they will be assigned to the USCGC Harriet Lane stationed in Portsmouth, Virginia after graduation during the Coast Guard Academy Billet Night at Leamy Hall Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Mike Buscetto, former New London City councilor, visits with customers, Katie Morin of Manchester, left, Melissa Chiappone of Waterford, right, Stacia Halko of Ledyard, front left, and Brittany Lane, front right, of Colchester at his Filomena's restaurant in Waterford Friday, March 7, 2014.
NFA's Maya Bell is rolled over by E.O. Smith's Holly Worski as the two fight over the ball during very close action in the fourth quarter of the second round of the CIAC Class LL girls state basketball tournament at NFA Thursday March 6, 2014.
NFA's Alyssa Velles breaks down after NFA is defeated by E.O. Smith 51-55 in the second round of the CIAC Class LL girls state basketball tournament at NFA Thursday March 6, 2014.
Old Lyme's Hannah Behringer (21) goes up for a shot against Jocelyn Koiva (11) and Olivia Boudreau (30) of Parish Hill during the first-round of the girls' basketball Class S state tournament at Lyme Old Lyme High School Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
Tom Castle, left, an ECSO board member, waits in the hall with Ford Fourqurean from Columbus State University in Georgia for his turn to perform a clarinet concerto during the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra's 55th annual Instrumental Competition at Evans Hall on the Connecticut College campus in New London Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Dominique McLean, left, of New London, walks with his roommate Kai Grenon, of New London, past a mannequin in the window of an empty storefront located at 13 Golden Street in New London, Thursday, March 6, 2014.
The Saint Sophia Hellenic Orthodox Church in silhouette against the early evening sky, Monday, March 3, 2014.
Montville defender Brooke LaVallie, right, fouls New London's Jada Lucas, during the second half in the first round of the Class M CIAC State Girl's Basketball Tournament at New London High School, Monday, March 3, 2014.
NFA's Mike Ryan (32) puts up a shot against Ledyard's Dominique Benson (2) and River Thomas (left) in the first half of a semifinal game of the ECC Boy's Basketball Tournament at Waterford High School, Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, left, and Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy listen as President Barack Obama addresses a packed crowd at Detrick Gymnasium at Central Connecticut State University Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Mark Lander, co-chair of the Old Lyme Historical Society with Tim Griswold, not pictured, unrolls the historic stage backdrop in the town Grange building Friday, February 28, 2014. Lander and Griswold gathered with members of the society in the hall after closing the society's purchase of the historical building.
University of Connecticut Avery Point Campus students Stephen Strosser, left, of New London, dressed as the Cat in the Hat, attempts to fix his hair and hat, as he sits with Rafael Perez of Waterford, dressed as Jonathan the Husky, the UConn mascot, while participating in a Read Across America event, in the Branford House of the school's Groton campus, Sunday, March 2, 2014. The two are posing with children and having their picture taken. Susan Hage, foreground left, of Waterford, also a student at the campus is taking the photographs.
Fitch's Dakota Williams powers to a first place finish in the 100 yard freestyle with a time of 46.99, as area high schools compete in the ECC swimming championships at UConn Avery Point in Groton, Saturday, March 8, 2014.
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