Would you donate a kidney to a nonrelative? This Lisbon woman did.

Maddison Martin, right, poses with Tammy McManaway on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Martin's Franklin home. Martin was born with a genetic kidney disease and by May of this year was in end-stage renal disease. McManaway is the Shattuck House secretary at Norwich Free Academy, from which Martin graduated in 2017, and learned of Martin's need for a kidney via social media and offered to donate one of hers. Martin has pledged her renewed life to raising awareness of organ donation.   (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Maddie Martin, 20, was born with Alport syndrome, a genetic mutation that affects her kidneys, eyes and ears. A transplant was needed to save her life and in June, Tammy McManaway of Lisbon decided to donate a kidney to her.

Groton Water Treatment Plant upgrade more than halfway complete

Groton Mayor Keith Hedrick and Daniel Bouges, manager of communications and community outreach, walk past new tanks Thursday, June 27, 2019, during a tour of the Groton Utilities water treatment plant. The facilities are just over halfway through a $54 million rehabilitation project with electrical and mechanical upgrades, enhanced fire protection and new technology for treating water.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

The $54 million project includes constructing a new nearly 20,000-square-foot building for treating and processing water and two new above-ground storage tanks.

For this New Londoner, Kilimanjaro offers adventure of a lifetime

Karl Saszik and his brother Erik at Uhuru peak, the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. (Submitted)

Karl Saszik, 47, and his brother, 50-year-old Erik of Chicago, both native New Londoners, planned a trip to Mount Kilimanjaro a year ago as an adventurous reunion. They spent a week climbing a total of 48 miles round trip.


Vacancies high in New London school district

The New London school district, plagued by scandal even as it attempts to build a reputation for its magnet school offerings, is busy this summer filling some of the 76 vacancies reported as of June 21.


Unconscious swimmer pulled from Gardner Lake in Salem

Authorities say an unconscious swimmer has been taken to the hospital after being pulled from a Connecticut lake.


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