Will Dittman is a leader with a passion for art, the environment

President of his class for the past two years, Saint Bernard School senior Will Dittman is seen as a natural leader who understands and articulates what needs to be done to accomplish a particular goal.

Mitchell College graduates reflect on second chances at commencement Saturday

The campus filled with chatting parents and cheering friends as the newly graduated walked across a small stage on the campus lawn and moved their tassels across their caps.

School districts adjusting to steep decline in students

School districts across the region are looking for new solutions, as Connecticut's student enrollment declines. By 2025, the student population in Connecticut is projected to decline by nearly 10 percent to 631,241 students.

$13 casino bus not always a bargain

Despite violations, buses continue to bring patrons from New York to local casinos.

UConn ready for historic march to four straight national titles

It's March, or what is known in Connecticut as the moment the UConn women's basketball team comes in like a lion.

Heroin crisis grips New London County

A mid-winter spike in heroin overdoses in southeastern Connecticut has prompted calls to do more in what many describe as an urgent public health crisis.

Interstate 95: Its problems and challenges

Interstate 95 is a fact of life on the East Coast. Drivers passing through the Northeast can barely avoid the state's 112-mile portion of I-95. Connecticut's section of the interstate is one of the most congested of any I-95 state and has one of the...

H.S. football capsules / Thanksgiving week

Previews of the 2015 Thanksgiving week games.

Make A Difference 2015

Each year during the holiday season, The Day highlights different regional organizations and/or families in need of donations or support.

Women find their niche in law enforcement

Women in law enforcement have made great strides over the past 30 years, but challenges remain.

Pawcatuck River From the source to the sea

This five-part series explores the Pawcatuck River — its history, recreational uses and tendency to flood — from its rural beginnings in South Kingstown, R.I., to its urban stretch along the Connecticut-Rhode Island border, to its ultimate...

New London celebrates 38th Sailfest Friday through Sunday

New London celebrates the 38th annual Sailfest Friday through Sunday with live music, carnival rides, food and attractions, a 5K road race - and much more.

The Connecticut Hiking Guide

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.

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Declining School Enrollment
Casino Bus Safety
UConn Women's Basketball 2016
Deadly Addiction: Heroin
Interstate 95: Its problems and challenges
High School Thanksgiving Football 2015
Make A Difference 2015
Women on The Job
Pawcatuck River: From the source to the sea
Sailfest 2015
Kelo v. New London: 10 Years Later
2015 Graduations
2015 Blizzard
Top Stories of 2014
City Churches
Housing Scam
Ebola Updates
World War I: The Cost of Freedom
Sailfest 2014
2014 Graduations
The Charles W. Morgan: The 38th Voyage
Special Report: Connecticut Pensions
The Day's Hiking Guide



Build Coast Guard museum downtown AND at Fort Trumbull

Why not use the proposed site downtown, in a flood zone, as a gateway for a museum at Fort...