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.


Faith, recovery and sharing a way of life for Norwich man

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,...


For 8 years, The Day's 'Make a Difference' series has done just that

The Day has spent the holidays highlighting local organizations and the people they serve since 2008. Organizations that have participated say it's made a world of difference.


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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Mystic Seaport's Brilliant would take first for originality in almost any classic yacht...

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