The week in The Day
Monaris Rivera, left, 26, of New London, portraying the Virgin Mary receives assistance with her costume from her mother Monse Rivera, of New London, prior to the beginning of the annual Three Kings Day celebration at Centro de la Comunidad in New London Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.
Nick Geary, 18, front, and Matt Gillespie, 17, continue to paddle as their entry in the seventh heat begins to break-up during the 17th annual cardboard boat races at East Lyme High School Monday, January 7, 2013. Students in Technology Education teacher Lew Tucker's Engineering and pre-Engineering classes build and race the boats as part of their coursework. Other students as well as faculty, staff and guests are invited to participate. Tucker's students are required to construct a boat using only cardboard and duct tape and complete one lap of the pool.
Rep. Auden Grogins hugs Rep. Bob Godfrey after taking their oaths of office on the opening day of the 2013 session of the Connecticut General Assembly at the state Capitol in Hartford Wednesday, January 9, 2013.
Alexander Dyjak, 4, and his sister Ella, 9, watch as nurse Kris Magnussen, RN, administers the flu vaccine to their mother Ellen during a vaccination clinic at Ledge Light Health District on Broad St. in New London Thursday, January 10, 2013.
Austin Cowan (focused) a 4th class cadet at the Coast Guard Academy listens to Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, deliver his annual leadership address to cadets at the Coast Guard Academy's Leamy Hall in New London Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013.
Jacob Martin, right, of NFA throws Derick Shultz of Ledyard in the 106-pound class at Ledyard High School Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013.
A state police tactical officer escorts residents down Cedar St. as Norwich and State Police gather on Cedar St. in Norwich after a city officer was shot in an apartment complex Monday, January 7, 2013.
Andrea Hotel employees Bartender Shane Becker and Lifeguard Seamus Martin, right, lift a dresser onto the Habitat for Humanity ReStore truck while Rebecca Colucci, far left, a member of the family that owns the Andrea Hotel, prepares lamps to be placed on the truck Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2012. Currently the hotel is having items such as lamps, dressers, framed pictures and mirrors and later toilets and vanities salvaged by Habitat for Humanity's ReStore in Charlestown, RI and towels and linens will be taken by Big Sisters of RI. Since Hurricane Sandy the Andrea Hotel has been working on having a revetment wall rebuilt and salvaging items from the hotel so it can be torn down and a new hotel will be built at the site.
Kathryn Collins, left, David Collins, center, of New London and Gilbert Bowman of Waterford, right, view the Whalers & Lancers art show at the Hygienic Art Galleries in New London Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 featuring the art created by students from New London High School and Waterford High School. Kathryn Collins is a librarian at Jennings Elementary School in New London and went to the show to see the art created by her former students. The show runs January 11-20.
U.S. Congressman Joe Courtney (D-Conn.), right, tours damage from Hurricane Sandy with U.S. Coast Guard Academy Superintendent Rear Admiral Sandra Stosz, second from right, Commander Andrew Clyburn, second from left, and academy waterfront director Allen Kruger, left, Thursday, January 10, 2013.
Jack Linehan tosses a tennis ball for Muninn, a German shepherd that Linehan and and his girlfriend Michala Kepple, not pictured, are dogsitting while his owners are on vacation, can grab it at Owens Field in Stonington Thursday, January 10, 2013.
Steve Seymour, left, a crew member of the fishing vessel Provider, guides boxes of squid and whiting fish to Stevedores Michael Lee, center and Irv Yard while unloading the Provider's catch at New London Seafood Distributors Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 after returning from the Hague Line on the Canadian border. The Provider left last Friday for the fishing trip.
Courtney Dumont, 22, of Connecticut College moves the puck past Jackie Tavella, 25, of Colby College during the hockey game at Dayton Arena on the Connecticut College campus Sat. Jan. 12, 2013.
U.S. Coast Guard Ret. Senior Chief George King III, of North Franklin, Conn., holds an Adrian design 1914 helmet which belonged to Edwin Miles Noyse an ambulance driver from that era as he, stands next to the Ambulance 255 Project which he built representing a 1916 WW I American Field Service ambulance inside American Ambulance in Norwich Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. King will drive the ambulance in the 2013 Inaugural Parade in Washington, D.C. The vehicle is a restored1916 Ford Model T, with a newly constructed body made with exact materials as the original ambulances.
Jaime Mahea, second from right, of Voluntown, girlfriend of Norwich police officer Jonathan Ley, sings "Rebel Yell", a karaoke song she and his close friends dedicated to him as friends, co-workers and family members gather at Chacers in downtown Norwich for a fundraiser for Norwich police officer Jonathan Ley who was shot four times and returned home today, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.
Springfield College's Andrea Moscnetta, right, gives Coast Guard's Larla Brown the evil eye during the second half at the Coast Guard Academy in New London Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.
Six-year old James Maroney takes a break on the desk of his father, Rep. James Maroney (D-Milford), as Governor Dannel P. Malloy delivers his State of the State address to the opening of the 2013 session of the Connecticut General Assembly at the state Capitol in Hartford Wednesday, January 9, 2013.
Samantha Musella, 8, of Montville, receives costume assistance from her mother Sonyia Musella, left, and Emmy Johnson of New London prior to the beginning of the annual Three Kings Day celebration at Centro de la Comunidad in New London Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. Samantha is representing an angel.
Sam Rubenstein, owner of the Marcus Building on Bank Street in New London, shows the third floor of his building Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 that still has the bowling lanes visible Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. The top two floors of the building was once Simpson Lanes. Rubenstein used the floors for storage for his former business located on the first floor.
Danny Chapman, left, of Lyme/Old Lyme dives after a loose ball and gets tangled up with Vally Regional defender Chris Polo during the first half at Lyme/Old Lyme High School, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.
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