The week in The Day
Jewelry Designer Mary Anne Sherman puts a fine polish on pieces of metal jewelry at the artists studios at the Noank Foundry as Sherman works on an order for a store in Acton Mass. Wednesday Jan. 30, 2013.
The waters of the Eight Mile River crash over Chapman Falls at Devil's Hopyard State Park on a cold winter day in East Haddam Monday, January 28, 2013.
Coast Guard cadets applaud Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as he opens his talk to cadets, faculty and staff at Leamy Hall on the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 with the announcement that he has declared a late reck for cadets Friday. Dempsey, by law the nation's highest-ranking military officer, is the principal military advisor to the President, Secretary of Defense and the National Security Council.
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, sings "The Army Goes Rolling Along" along with members of the Coast Guard Academy Idlers after speaking to cadets, faculty and staff at Leamy Hall on the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. Dempsey, by law the nation's highest-ranking military officer, is the principal military advisor to the President, Secretary of Defense and the National Security Council.
John Misener, of New London, a volunteer at Fiddleheads in New London, in silhouette as he sweeps the floors as the natural food cooperative prepares for the facility's upcoming 5th anniversary Sunday, Jam. 27, 2013.
Two men catch a moment to ice fish on the Northern end of Pachaug Pond on a chilly and windy afternoon Friday Feb. 1, 2013.
Geese and ducks gather on a section of open water on the partially frozen Amos Lake in Preston Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.
Volunteers Laura Edelstein, from left, of Westerly, a volunteer coordinator at the New London Homeless Hospitality Center, walks with Cindy McGrath, center, of Old Lyme, and McGrath's 14-year-old son Zachary McGrath, as the search for unsheltered clients off Lewis Street in New London, with the Safety Zone building, to the left, as they participate in the 2013 Point in Time Homeless Count in New London Tuesday, January 29, 2013. The trio is working with other volunteers from the area's social service agencies. No unsheltered clients were found in the group's designated zone.
Montville's Cassidy Bundy finds an open teammate while being triple teamed by Ledyard's Francesca Matira, left, Kylie Fustini, center, and Michelle Klinikowski during action in the third quarter at Montville High School Tuesday Jan. 29, 2013.
Norwich Firefighter Brendan Johnson, left, trades smiles with his girlfriend Melanie Freitas after Freitas pinned Johnson's badge on after Johnson was officially sworn in as the newest member of the Norwich Fire Department in a brief ceremony conducted by Norwich Fire Chief Ken Scandariato, center, at Norwich City Fire Headquarters Saturday Feb. 2, 2013.
Ledyard's Ben Morales, top, competes against Cody Cleany of Waterford in the 220-pound weight class , at Waterford High School Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.
Sally Vernaglia of participates with fellow parishioners of the St. Agnes Church in Niantic in creating a create a Living Rosary dedicated for the victims of the Newton shooting, Sunday, Jam. 27, 2013.
Evelyn Ansel, an apprentice shipwright at the Mystic Seaport H.B. DuPont Preservation Shipyard, uses a caulking mallet, caulking irons and oakum to caulk the forward port bulwark planking of the 19th century whaleship as part of the five-year restoration project Friday, February 1, 2013 in Stonington. The Morgan, the last remaining wooden whaling ship remaining and the oldest American commercial vessel still in existence as well as a National Historic Landmark, is slated to be re-launched on July 21st this summer and embark on its 38th voyage, a tour of historic New England ports in the spring of 2014.
Orrin Parke and his fellow New London High School indoor track teammates warm up during practice in a hall of the school Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.
John Gundelfinger, 19, a third class cadet at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, sings and plays a piano in a secluded hallway of Leamy Hall of the academy Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Gundelfinger states he is self taught and has been playing since he was six.
Lt. Rocco Basilica has his badge pinned on by his wife, Jacqueline Basilica, with sons, Nicolas Basilica, 13, left, and Jake Basilica, 18, right, looking on during the New London Fire Department promotion ceremony held at New London City Hall Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.
An employee of Caruso Music shovels snow off the Eugene O'Neill Drive sidewalk adjacent to the business Monday, January 28, 2013.
NFA's Kyle Liang takes the lead in the 1600m race during the ECC Large Division indoor track championship at the Roland Field House on the U.S. Coast Guard Academy campus Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Liang went on to win the event.
NFA's Dyshelle Pemberton runs ahead of the pack on the final stretch of the 300m race of the ECC Large Division indoor track championship at the Roland Field House on the U.S. Coast Guard Academy campus Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Pemberton won the event.
The tugs John Paul, left, and John P. Wronowski, guide the U.S. Navy Virginia Class attack submarine USS California (SSN 781) under the Gold Star Memorial Bridge up the Thames River from the General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard in Groton, Conn., to the navy submarine base upriver at the conclusion of the vessel's 11-month "post-shakedown availability" Tuesday, January 29, 2013. The California, 8th boat in the Virginia class, was commissioned in October of 2011 in Newport News, Virginia. The post-shakedown availability comprises a series of maintenance, repairs, alterations and testing.
St. Bernard's Kevin Kersey, 11, goes up for a shot against the defense of Plainfield's Will Robinson, 35, and Teaque Carrigan, 22, during the basketball game at St. Bernard High School Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.
Dr. Jeff Brown of the Harvard Medical School and author of "The Winner's Brain" and "Say Goodbye to Stress" from the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, right, laughs with Bonnie Merchant of Griswold, left, as Brown autographs her book at the Big Book Club Getaway at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center Saturday Feb. 2, 2013. New York Times Bestselling Author Mary McGarry Morris, center back, is also seen autographing books for her fans.
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