The week in The Day
Ryan Hancin, 5, of Franklin concentrates as he uses a hammer to build a wooden toy boat at the Home Depot Kids Workshop table at the Eastern Connecticut's Premier Home Show at the Mystic Marriott Saturday April 12, 2014.
An Osprey is lit by the setting sun as it soars over Ocean Beach Park in New London Thursday April 10, 2014.
Volunteers with the Old Lyme Historical Society fire the muskets over the Connecticut River commemorating the bi-centennial of the British raid on Connecticut River shipping in the War of 1812 during the "Light Up the Night" event at the waterfront on Ferry Road in Old Lyme Tuesday April 8, 2014. "Light Up the Night" was held along the Connecticut River in Old Lyme, Old Saybrook and Essex 200 years to the day that the British raid was conducted.
Two Salem firefighters spray foam along the tree line as they battle a brush fire approaching homes along Hale Haven Ct. in Montville Monday, April 7, 2014. The fire started along a high tension power line right of way between Kittemaug Rd. and Hale Haven Ct. and burned around 10 acres of land. No structures were damaged and no injuries were reported.
Foxtrot Company 1st class cadets raise their swords in salute as they gather in the assembly area on Bear Drive for a regimental review at the United States Coast Guard Academy Friday, April 11, 2014 in New London. This was the second of six regimental reviews the corps of cadets will hold leading up to commencement on May 21st.
Bria Hartley, right, carries the NCAA champion trophy and is followed by teammate Stefanie Dolson as the UConn women's basketball team returns to a campus-wide welcome in Storrs Wednesday April 9, 2014.
Stefanie Dolson gets emotional as she thanks all of the UConn fans as the NCAA champion UConn women's basketball team returns to a campus wide welcome in Storrs Wednesday April 9, 2014.
Mike Hussey and his daughter Sage, 4, fly her "Barbie" kite at Chelsea Parade in Norwich Wednesday, April, 9, 2014. The father and daughter walk frequently to the green where Sage's "Sponge Bob" kite dangled from a nearby tree lost on a similar warm and windy day a couple weeks ago.
East Lyme's Mark Wojcik gets hit by Conard's Nate Rickham-Odoi during first quarter lacrosse action at East Lyme High School Saturday April 12, 2014.
Ledyard's Brice Hedman, ahead of Montville Dan Linkinhoker, during the 1600-meter, in a tri-meet featuring Ledyard, MOntville and Windham, boys and girls at Ledyard High School, Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
Matt Reese laughs as he splashes more mud onto his son, Elliot, as they emerge from the mud pond at the finish line of the 2nd annual Gettin' Muddy for Kids 5K mud run for the Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Connecticut, at Fields of Fire Paintball in Groton Saturday, April 12, 2014.
Oliver Crox-Brock, 15, of Danbury celebrates his goal with Team Connecticut Soccer head coach Ben Trowbridge during a team practice at the COMO Field in Stonington Saturday, April 12, 2014.
Pedestrains walk along Broad Street in New London with the St. James Episcopal Church steeple in the background, as the sun begins to set Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The photograph was taken from the vantage point of Cottage Street.
Joe Sinkewicz of Canterbury, Conn., a fulltime autobody technician at Transformations in New London, in silhouette as he power washes the under carriage of a 1961 Volkswagon Beetle convertible, Monday, April 7, 2014. The autobody facility is in the process of restoring the vehicle and offering it for sale.
Dennis Quinn, a herpetologist with the DEEP shows a male spotted salamander in Nehantic State Forest Thursday, April 3, 2014. Quinn was able to identify red backed salamander, orange spotted newt, an egg mass from the newt, wood frog, spotted salamander, a two-line salamander and a spotted turtle.
East Lyme's Samantha Horner twists and stretches to tag Waterford's Sara Buscetto as Buscetto slides into third base during action in the third inning at Veterans Field in Waterford Friday April 11, 2014.
Waed Athamneh, Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies at Connecticut College, leads a session of her Intermediate Arabic class under a tree on the lawn by Harkness Chapel Thursday, April 10, 2014. Athamneh said it was too nice a day to keep her students in a classroom.
New London friends, from left, Christopher Flynn, Justine Allard, and Ben Sostre brave the evening chill to enjoy their first trip of the season to Captain Scott's Lobster Dock in New London Thursday April 10, 2014. Flynn had a craving for fish and chips which brought the trio to the popular summer restaurant for a sunset dinner.
Head coach Kevin Ollie of the UConn mens' basketball team walks off the bus as the team arrives at the north entrance to Gampel Pavilion for a pep rally for the UConn men's basketball team at in Storrs, Conn., Tuesday, April 8, 2014. The men won the NCAA national championship last night defeating Kentucky.
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