For many, the days before Thanksgiving are full of chaos as families prepare for their turkey feast. At The Day, it marks the beginning of an annual tradition that truly "makes a difference" for area families in need.
In 1936 when Harry and Maude Shaffer opened their Mystic marina and boat livery business, people went fishing so they had food to eat. Today the third generation of their family continues to run the business.
Whether it’s helping a fellow student traverse an icy campus or finding the inner strength to overcome a fall, Mitchell College graduates heard final words of advice Saturday to get up and keep going and help others to do the same.
From the outside, there may be nothing obviously different about college students from immigrant families since President Trump took office. But to the students, the world feels like a much different place.
Fifty-two year old Frank Novajovsky heads up the local chapter of Reformers Unanimous, a faith-based recovery program at the Stedfast Baptist Church in Groton. This year, he also has been involved in a community effort to help those addicted to opioids,...
Nothing beats a good day in the woods. To showcase all that Connecticut and nearby Rhode Island have to offer the outdoor enthusiast, The Day has created this online hiking guide. Looking for a quick romp? A challenging hike? A hidden gem? There's something here for everyone, and trails offer a variety of woodland, river, marsh and shoreline scenery.