The week in The Day
Amy Parravano, a.k.a. "Amy the Mime" of Cranston, R.I., entertains children during the 2013 Misquamicut FallFest at Misquamicut State Beach in Westerly, R.I., Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.
The Coast Guard Academy undefeated football team of 1963 is saluted during half time at Cadet Memorial Field in New London Saturday Sept. 21, 2013.
The full moon rises over Fishers Island Sound and New London Ledge Lighthouse as seen from Ocean Beach Park Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013.
Lyme/Old Lyme High School wind ensemble and concert chorus members return to the building following a ceremonial ribbon for the renovated high school Thursday, September 19, 2013.
Griswold firefighters and State Police secure the scene of a tractor trailer rollover and spill on I395 North at the Norman Road overpass in Griswold Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013. The accident occurred when the tractor trailer stuck at Connecticut Department of Transportation truck on the side of the highway causing the tractor trailer to swerve and rollover. The tractor trailer was loaded with cartons of champagne which also spilled over the highway when the trailer broke open in the accident.
The "Mystic Whaler," a reproduction of a 19th century coastal cargo schooner approaches New London Harbor Lighthouse as schooners travel by Avery Point in Groton after departing the Connecticut Schooner Festival in New London, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.
Trout Unlimited volunteer Tom Kolasa, of Norwich, dumps a half dozen Atlantic salmon into the waters of the Shetucket River in Sprague as state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) personnel along with volunteers from Trout Unlimited stock the river Thursday, September 19, 2013. About 200 brood stock salmon from the DEEP Inland Fisheries' Kensington Hatchery were stocked in Crystal Lake in Ellington and the Shetucket Thursday.
Kindergarten students in Tara Armstrong's class at Gales Ferry School listen as United Way volunteer Dawn Walsh reads "Otis" to them as part of the kick-off for the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut's annual fundraising campaign.
CDR Todd Moore salutes the sideboys as he steps off the boat after taking command of the Virginia class attack submarine USS New Mexico from Capt. George Perez, Jr., in a change of command ceremony on board the boat docked at the U.S. Navy Submarine Base in Groton, Conn., Monday, September 16, 2013.
Catherine Buckley, second from left, of East Lyme, celebrates with teammates during game three against Woodstock at East Lyme High School, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013.
Bruce Burroughs, top, of North Stonington and Jay Bishop of Colchester, both fulltime employees of the New London-based Loring & Son Masonry Restoration, Inc., pointing the mortar joints on the bell tower and spire of the St. James Episcopal Church in New London, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The company is owned by Scott Loring.
WNBA coach, player and 5-time Olympian Teresa Edwards, right, greets Kailey Rogers, 8, at the NBA FIT Boot Camp at the Naval Submarine Base Youth Center in Groton Saturday Sept. 21, 2013 during the kick off event for the Sub Base's Healthy Base Initiative.
The new New London Homeless Hospitality Center, left, and offices of the Homeless Hospitality Center, right, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.
Members of the girls Fitch High School cross country team and a few friends relax before their meet against New London and Ledyard at Haley Farm State Park in Groton Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.
Mary Proctor of New London, shares a park bench with "Goldie", her newly adopted 4-year-old golden retriever/golden beagle mix, in William's Park in New London Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Proctor adopted Goldie about six weeks ago.
Stonington's Emanuel Calmar, 14, and Robert Johnston, 8, of Fitch get tangled up for an incomplete pass intended for Calmar during the football game at Fitch High School Friday, Sept. 20, 2013.
Stonington's Zach Poirier, 17, Emanuel Calmar, 14, Matt Briggs, 8, and Pat Dooley, 55, swarm around John Moscol, 10, of Fitch to tackle him during the football game at Fitch High School Friday, Sept. 20, 2013.
CGA's Jordan Groff tries to deflect Hampden-Sydney's Jordan Anderson, left, while getting hit from behind by Hampden-Sydney's Nick Martin during first quarter football action at Cadet Memorial Field in New London Saturday Sept. 21, 2013.
Sparks fly from extrication tools as North Stonington and Old Mystic firefighters work to free the victim of a fatal motor vehicle accident on Route 2 just south of the intersection of Main Street in North Stonington Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013. Route 2 was closed and re-routed while emergency crews worked on scene.
Gabi Hoops, goalie for Stonington makes a diving save against East Lyme during the second half at Stonington High School, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.
Elia Rath, left, of attempts to out position East Lyme's Isabelle Moore (13) during the second half at Stonington High School, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.
Members of the United States Coast Guard Academy's 1963 undefeated football team salute as the Corps of Cadets at the United States Coast Guard Academy marches by in a Regimental Review Friday, September 20, 2013. The guests of honor at the review were members of the academy's undefeated 1963 football team.
Fog shrouds the center of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge spans Friday morning, September 20, 2013.
Historical re-enactors give guided tours at the Leffingwell House Museum in Norwich Saturday Sept. 21, 2013 as the museum presents an Historic Visit by Benedict Arnold. A Benedict Arnold re-enactor was interviewed and tour groups discussed artifacts from Arnold's childhood at the museum.
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