Costco a no-go in East Lyme and controversial shellfishing in the Niantic River

Environmental reporter Martha Shanahan talks to us about a controversial commercial shellfishing project in the Niantic River and Kim Drelich gets us up to speed on the...

What do you do when you see your favorite musician shopping at Target?

When is it OK to be a fanboy? Rick once gave a cassette tape of his band to a member of The Church. Peter saw Spose and Dave Gutter shopping and was too afraid to day...

Thanksgiving Football part 2: Chad Neal, Jason Bakoulis, Lee Elci, and Duane Maranda

Part 2 of 2. Take a trip down memory lane as Keith and special guest host Casey O’Neill talk Thanksgiving football with Killingly head coach Chad Neal, Norwich...

Recorded History Local historian discusses new book about Groton’s veterans and war memorials

Community editor Lee Howard talks to Groton Town Historian Jim Streeter about his new book, "Remembering Our Veterans: A Directory of Groton's Veterans & War...

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What to do when you’re alone on Thanksgiving

Rick and Peter try to figure out what to do on Thanksgiving when you don’t have a family get-together to attend. Their best options: go watch high school football, stay home and drink away your sorrows, go to the casino, or make nachos.

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Thanksgiving Football part 1: Jim Buonocore, Juan Roman, Ken Daniewicz, and Troy McKelvin

Part 1 of 2. Take a trip down memory lane as Keith and special guest host Casey O’Neill talk Thanksgiving football with Ledyard athletic director Jim Buonocore, New London head coach Juan Roman, referee Ken Daniewicz, and former New London...

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Rick hassles Blue Öyster Cult’s Joe Bouchard at an Imagine Dragons concert

Rick ran into one of his musical heroes, Blue Öyster Cult bassist/vocalist/composer Joe Bouchard, at an Imagine Dragons concert at Mohegan Sun Arena. Peter stumbled upon a Boyz II Men concert at Disney World. Also, Rick and Peter agree that...

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Is there any consistency with the CIAC?

Does Ledyard basketball deserve to be placed in Division 2 under the new format? Ledyard High School boys basketball coach Dave Cornish makes his case with Joe Morelli of GameTime CT and The New Haven Register.

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Racial incidents at Coast Guard Academy, Navy reviews its training and we finally have a state budget

This week we talk about alleged racial incidents at the Coast Guard Academy, the Navy's safety review and Connecticut's brand new biennial budget.

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Special World Series edition with Blue Jays pitching coach Pete Walker

East Lyme High School graduate and Toronto Blue Jays pitching coach Pete Walker breaks down the 2017 World Series and talks about his nearly 30 year career in professional baseball.

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A police manhunt, following a home invasion and stabbing, closes part of a Norwich neighborhood

Reporter Lindsay Boyle joined the podcast to talk about The Day's reporting on a massive manhunt in Norwhich connected to a home invasion and stabbing that occurred on Saturday.

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Waiting outside Fats Domino’s house with a 12-pack of beer.

Rick recalls an unsuccessful stakeout outside the New Orleans home of Fats Domino.

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Are UConn football and basketball moving in the right direction?

The Day's Gavin Keefe gives some insight into the state of UConn football after a big win over Temple, and previews the UConn men's basketball season.

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Eminem’s anti-Trump freestyle: Is it OK when musicians get political?

After Eminem made headlines with his anti-Trump freestyle, Rick and Peter discuss the history of musicians making political statements and consider the varying motiviations behind them. Is Eminem just out to promote a new album?

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Yale’s Chris Vincent on the recent NCAA basketball scandal

Yale director of basketball operations Chris Vincent (Norwich Free Academy class of 2009) talks about the ripple effects of the recent college basketball scandal, and how Ivy League schools are staying competitive with tougher academic standards.

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Do Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers belong in the top five greatest American rock bands?

After the recent passing of Tom Petty, Rick and Peter consider his band's place in the pantheon of great American rock bands. Who else belongs in the top five? The Allman Brothers? Bruce Sprintsteen and The E Street Band? The Eagles? The Grateful...

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Rudy Bagos and the East Lyme Vikings are the surprise of the ECC

Keith talks with East Lyme High School head football coach Rudy Bagos about the team's surprising 3-1 after going 1-9 last season.

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Who is responsible for taking care of public art?

Rick and Peter look at several examples of public art in New London that has been poorly maintained, or not maintained at all. Arts writer mary Biekert, who has writtern about the New London Scupture Mile, joins in to discuss who is responsible for...

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London officials invite Fitch High School students to London for parade

Groton education reporter Erica Moser was at Fitch High School as the marching band and chamber choir got the invitation to perform in the 2019 London New Year's Day Parade and Festival.

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Fitch’s Mike Ellis and GameTimeCT’s Sean Patrick Bowley talk football

Keith checks in with Fitch High School head football coach Mike Ellis ahead of Friday's game with Montville. Both teams had disappointing seasons in 2016, but have started 2-0 in 2017. Also, Sean Patrick Bowley of GameTimeCT talks about how the top...

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What's it like to be a submariner? We spent 48 hours on the USS John Warner

Military and defense reporter Julia Bergman spent 48 hours aboard the USS John Warner and she talked to us about the experience and what sailors had to say about life as a submariner.

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Paying our respects to Groton’s Bayou Smokehouse

The Bayou Smokehouse in Groton in closing as chef/owner Pierre Boutros steps aside to spend more time with his family. Rick has made it his life's work to find a local barbecue joint that is tolerable to his refined southern palate, and the closing...

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Montville football coach Tanner Grove

Montville High School head football coach Tanner Grove talks about the difficulties and rewards of coaching at a small high school.

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Concept albums: masterpieces or cheap gimmicks?

Rick and Peter consider the concept album, from Frank Sinatra to Green Day, and whether the format still resonates today when people don't buy albums. Our favorite local concept albums include Red Over Red by Bedroom Rehab Corporation, Death Anxiety...

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Providence College men's basketball coach Ed Cooley

Providence College men's basketball coach Ed Cooley talks about Kris Dunn, his favorite basketball memories, and whether the Friars will ever play UConn again.

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New population projections show considerable growth in parts of southeastern Connecticut

Reporter Erica Moser joined us to talk numbers, specifically, population numbers as the Connecticut State Data Center just released it’s population projections for all Connecticut towns for the period between 2015 and 2040. We talked about...

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Juan Roman: coach, father, mentor

New London High School football coach Juan Roman talks about the upcomnig season, what he learned after his first year as a head coach, watching his sons at Yale, and seeing New London alumni succeed.

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