The week in The Day
Bill Brown of FW Brown Construction, left, Stephan Nousiopoulos of SGN Associates, center, and John Canning, principal, of John Canning Studios talk Tuesday, March 26, 2013 while on the floor created by scaffolding spanning the entire cathedral near the ceiling while showing the work that has been done so far during the major renovations taking place at St. Patrick Cathedral in Norwich.
Steeplejacks with the Robert Morgan Steeple & Building Restoration Company of Littleton, New Hampshire, powerwash the steeple of the Union Baptist Church in downtown Mystic Wednesday March 27, 2013 as part of a repair and restoration project to the structure.
Kurt Topping of the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection stocks the Shetucket River with trout in Baltic Tuesday March 26, 2013. Roughly 4100 trout from the Quinnebaug Hatchery were released into the Shetucket River, Susquetonscut Brook, and Merrick Brook stocking the local waterways for the start of Trout fishing season on April 20th.
Helen Pedersen-Keiser, head bowed, is comforted by her husband Bob Keiser as pallbearers carry the casket of her son; U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel, out St. George Catholic Church in Guilford Monday, March 24, 2013. Pedersen-Keel was killed in Afghanistan March 11th. He will be buried with full military honors later this week at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Members of the Connecticut Army National Guard salute at the arrival of the funeral procession for U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel at St. George Catholic Church in Guilford Monday, March 24, 2013. Pedersen-Keel was killed in Afghanistan March 11th. He will be buried with full military honors later this week at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Jacob Hultgren, 7, of Storrs, his grandmother is AFK board member Debra Hultgren, helps by carrying light weight boxes filled with teddy bears while working with volunteers moving the boxes of goods that have been stored by American Friends of Kenya (AFK) at Otis Library in Norwich into the parking lot Saturday, March 30, 2013 so later in the morning they can be loaded into a container that will be shipped to Kenya. The boxes of teddy bears were part of the overflow that were sent to Newtown. Some of the other items being sent are medical supplies such as midwife kits and mobility equipment, books and library supplies, baseball equipment for Kenya's first Little League, salon chairs and supplies for training and business opportunities.
United States Coast Guard Officer Candidate Jonathan Egezeino celebrates after getting his first assignment to report to Flight School in Pensacola, Florida as officer candidates from the Coast Guard and NOAA receive their first duty assignments during a joint billet night ceremony at the Coast Guard Academy in New London Thursday March 28, 2013.
North Stonington's Town Hall Bridge sits open to traffic Friday March 29, 2013. The town will hold an official ribbon cutting re-opening the bridge after it was washed out several years ago.
View of the scaffolding from the altar area being used for the major renovations taking place at St. Patrick Cathedral in Norwich show the work that has been taking place so far in the project Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
Jordan Cook (21) of Mitchell College keeps his eyes on the ball against SUNY-Cobleskill during the second half at New London High School, Wednesday, March 27, 2013.
Isabella Giangrande, 2, of New London watches the Easter Bunny while waiting to catch his attention after the Easter egg hunt at Ocean Beach Park in New London hosted by the New London Police Community Relations Committee, Citizens on Patrol and New London Police Youth Academy Saturday, March 30, 2013.
Fairfield's patrol boat, left, pursues Waterford's patrol boat, center, acting as a suspect vessel while Town of Groton's patrol boat, right, continues to maintain the security zone while with other law enforcement marine units of southeastern Connecticut participating in a NASBLA (National State Boating Law Administrators) Tactical Boat Operator Course hosted by Groton Town Police Thursday, March 28, 2013.
Moriah Jefferson (4) of UConn hits a two pointer getting past Maryland defender Chloe Pavlech (15) during the first half of a NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinal at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn., Saturday, March 30, 2013.
Sen. Chris Murphy holds a roundtable discussion with 19 executives from Connecticut companies that make parts for submarines at the Groton Public Library Thursday, March 28, 2013.
Neil Ryan, left, of Stonington, vice-president of the Mystic Irish Parade Foundation, attempts to fine tune the position of the boutonniere worn by 10-year-old Liam Power of Mystic, prior to the beginning of the Mystic Irish Parade along Route 27 in Mystic Sunday, March 24, 2013. The two are preparing in the Mystic Seaport parking lot, and are representing the parade's committee.
Spectators sit in front of Mystic Seaport as the Rhode Island Highlanders march past them during the Mystic Irish Parade along Route 27 in Mystic Sunday, March 24, 2013.
Teachers Memorial Middle School 8th graders, from right to left, Sara Klimek, Deven Leigh Rafuse and Shanice Brown, all 13, sample pieces of 5" round pizzas being presented as part of a "Food Show" Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Students sampled three versions of 10 different school lunch entrees and rated them. The ratings will be used by the school district food service department to update school lunch menus.
Pink brings her "The Truth About Love" tour to Mohegan Sun Arena Wednesday, March 27, 2013.
Lori Jones, second from left, portraying Mary, Kara Jones, 16, second from right, and Mary Zeppieri, right, portraying Salome, react as they are told by Dale George, 16, left, portraying John the Apostle, that the tomb is empty and Christ has risen during the dress rehearsal for an Easter play written by Lori Jones titled "The Revealing" at Lighthouse Community Baptist Church in Pawcatuck Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
Christina Napolitano of Hartford carries the cross as Christian peace protestors perform their annual Good Friday Way of the Cross peace protest in front of U.S. Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton Friday March 29, 2013.
Lyme-Old Lyme High School Athletic Director Rob Roach talks about his time as a teacher and AD at the school Wednesday March 27, 2013.
Caroline Doty of UConn makes a diving save to retain control of the ball against Vanderbilt during the first half the Second Round of the 2013 NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn., Monday, March 25, 2013.
UConn head coach Geno Auriemma voices his opinion on a call against Vanderbilt during the second half the Second Round of the 2013 NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn., Monday, March 25, 2013.
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