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If you witness breaking news as it occurs, please give us a call immediately at 860 440-1000.
Story ideas and news tips should be sent to the newsroom at, 860 440-1000 or send a Tweet to @thedayct.
The sports department can be reached at 860 701-4450 or

Calendar Events
Events for our online and print calendars should be submitted at
All submitted events will be published on our online calendar. Events are chosen for print on a space-available basis.

Letters to the Editor
The Day welcomes original letters not sent to other publications. Letter length is limited to 200 words and writers are limited to one submission every 15 days. The Day will edit letters for clarity, length, grammar, style and taste. Writers are urged to cite the source of factual claims.
The Day does not publish eulogies to the dead, poetry, thank-you notes, letters of dispute with businesses or anonymous letters. Letters must include name, address and phone number.
Submit your letter here, using the online form.
Or, send letters to:

Letters to the Editor
The Day, P.O. Box 1231
New London, CT 06320

Letters can also be e-mailed to

Guest Commentaries
The Day also will consider the publication of longer commentaries submitted by its readers. Such commentaries are generally limited to 650 words and are only accepted in an electronic format. Whether to publish is up to the discretion of The Day. Proposed commentaries can be sent to Editorial Page Editor Paul Choiniere at

Milestones - anniversaries, births, engagements, weddings
The Day publishes expanded wedding, engagement, anniversary and birth announcements in Daybreak and online for a minimum charge of $33. Photographs are welcome, preferably in color, and will be returned if accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
The deadline is Wednesday, 3 weeks prior to the Sunday publication in which it will appear. As a service to our readers, we will continue to publish free wedding listings that include the names and address of the bride and groom, the wedding date and the place of ceremony. We will also publish free birth announcements that include names and address of the parents, the baby's gender, the date of birth and the hospital.
Forms and rates are available below and at our office in New London.

Forms for Milestones

Mail your completed form to:

The Day
ATTN: Milestones
P.O. Box 1231
New London, CT 06320

Forms can also be faxed to 860 442-5443, or e-mailed to
Questions? Call Kelly Johnson at 860-701-4371.


The Day assumes no responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate information. The Day reserves the right to revise, edit or reject information proven to be false or misleading. The Day assumes no financial responsibility for non-publication or typographical errors, but will reprint that part of an ad in which an error occurs if it seriously alters the meaning or effect of the ad. As a service to readers, The Day will publish a short, free obituary in advance of a paid obituary that may include more detail if desired. The minimum charge for a paid obituary is $100. Paid obituaries  appear online at with a guest book where readers may leave condolences. Obituaries are accepted from recognized funeral homes (or from families with verification of death). Email announcements to, or call (860) 701-4349 from 9:00 to 4:30 p.m. Photos must be received by 3 p.m. the day before publication. The Day reserves the right to edit obituaries for spelling, grammar and accuracy. Any information deemed inappropriate will not be published.

In Memoriams, Cards of Thanks, Novenas, Unveiling of Monuments can be placed by contacting the Classifieds department at 860 701-4200,

Please report corrections at 860 701-4339 or

Contact a reporter or employee
Day staff contact information, as well as staff bios, can be found on the Contact Us page.

Classified Ads
To place a classified ad, call 860 701-4200, Monday to Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. You can also e-mail or place it online 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the Classified Ad Creator.

Legal/Public Notices
Legal notices need to be placed by e-mail or in person. Call 860 701-4276 or e-mail

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The Times Community Papers
News, photos and calendar items should be submitted via e-mail to Owen Poole at o.poole@theday.coom, faxed to 860 437-1176 or mailed to:

The Times Community News Group
attn: Owen Poole
47 Eugene O'Neill Dr.
New London, CT 06320

Please note, the fastest way to get your news in the paper is to send it via e-mail. In all correspondence, please include a contact name and number for confirmation purposes.

Story ideas or news tips can be sent to community editor Lee Howard at (860) 701-4356 or

Letters to the Editor for Times newspapers should be limited to 200 words. Send them to Lee Howard at

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