'City girl' from Miami sees activism as reason to stay in New London

Yanitza Cubilette is one of seven people between the age of 18 and 25 to receive a Soros Justice Youth Activist Fellowship this year. Working full time out of her apartment on Granite Street and an office in the Hearing Youth Voices headquarters, she...


Make a Difference series enters 10th year of helping the community

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.


Shaffer's Marina sell rods, hooks and bait, but the advice is free

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.


Mitchell grads told to persevere, help others to do the same

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.


College students from immigrant families say they're living in scary new world

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.


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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Michael Passero: The empty buildings mayor

New London's downtown has sunk to a new low, with empty storefronts, boarded windows, litter in the...

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