The week in The Day
Leighann Kuenn of Groton looks watches as the faculty members down below in the lobby begin the processional for the Three Rivers Community College graduation at the Garde Arts Center in New London Saturday, May 31, 2014.
Third Mate Roxanne "Rocky" Hadler helps brace the foresail sheet on the historic whaleship Charles W. Morgan docked at City Pier in New London Tuesday, May 27, 2014. New London is the first stop on the 38th voyage for the Morgan, the last remaining wooden whaling ship and the oldest American commercial vessel still in existence as well as a National Historic Landmark. The ship sails to Newport, RI June 14th.
Wes Naylor, of Prospect, Conn., celebrates after a point with teammate and friend Todd Pisko, not in photo, of Southington, Conn., during a game of badminton against their sons while camping at Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme, Conn., Sunday, May 25, 2014. The families camp at the park each Memorial Day weekend.
Members of the Flock Theatre portraying Jibboom Club members, men who sailed on at least one whaling expedition, walk down Bank Street in New London while participating in the reenactment of a Jibboom Club Parade Saturday, May 31, 2014. From 1891 until the 1950's members of the Jibboom Club Society held a parade on Washington's Birthday.
East Lyme Middle School science teacher Deb Galasso demonstrates issues of storm water runoff to third grade students from all three East Lyme elementary schools during an education event at Hole-in-the-Wall beach Thursday, May 29, 2014. Students learned from DEEP staff, the town engineer and many others about issues around pollution, storm water, marine life as it relates to local waters.
The Columbus replica ship 'Pinta' makes its way up the Thames River past Mohegan Sun on its way to the Marina at American Wharf in Norwich Wednesday, May 28, 2014.
Waterford's Tom Pezzolesi (14) makes turns a double play after forcing out Plainfield's Jeff Nicolosi (12) during the ECC championship baseball game at Dodd Stadium in Norwich Friday, May 30, 2014.
NFA's pitcher Megan Weir shows jubilation and relief as she stands up having just caught the ball for the game winning out against Fitch in the ECC softball championship at Griswold High School Saturday May 31, 2014. NFA defeated the undefeated Falcons 8-4.
St. Bernard's Alex Zuczek, left, walks off the court hand-in-hand in a long shake with his brother Nick after the brothers squared off in the ECC boys tennis singles final at Waterford High School Thursday May 29, 2014.
Paul Perry, left, from Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, and Scott Loring, of Loring and Son Masonry stack scaffolding at the base of New London Harbor Light on Pequot Ave. in New London Friday, May 30, 2014. Volunteers from the New England Regional Council of Carpenters will assemble the scaffolding this weekend and Loring workers will begin the restoration of the lighthouse next week.
Ian Li from China, a senior at St. Bernard High School in Uncasville, fields a ground ball while he and his teammates practice fielding during baseball practice in the gym at St. Bernard after their game was postponed due to rain Thursday, May 22, 2014.
Fitch's Rylee MacMillan beats the throw to Griswold's Kasey Ayer at home plate putting Fitch on the board with two outs in the fourth inning in the ECC softball tournament semifinal at Griswold High School Thursday May 29, 2014. Fitch would score two more runs before the end of the fourth.
Tom Pietruczuk, left, snaps a photo of a group of his St. Bernard High School classmates prior to graduation Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich.
St. Bernard High School graduates give their caps a toss into the air in the park across from the Cathedral of St. Patrick after commencement exercises Friday, May 30, 2014 in Norwich.
President Dr. Grace S. Jones, center, receives a standing ovation during the Three Rivers Community College graduation at the Garde Arts Center in New London Saturday, May 31, 2014.
Graduate Danielle Fahy of Colchester has her picture taken with her family by her boyfriend, Tim Melzen, after the Three Rivers Community College graduation at the Garde Arts Center in New London Saturday, May 31, 2014.
Jo-Ann Desrochers, of Moosup, Conn., owner of the 18th Century Purity Farm and Hall Homestead in Moosup, attempts to stay dry during a downpour while participating in the Coventry Regional Farmers' Market Pop-Up Farmers' Market at Holmberg Orchards in Gales Ferry, Sunday, May 25, 2014.
Gary Alligood of Salem, rides his 1950 Ford tractor in the annual Salem Memorial Day Parade along Route 85 in Salem, Monday, May 26, 2014.
Rachel Segal, front left, and her 13-year-old son Logan Segal, both of Enfield, Conn., shield the bright light, as they attempt to play a video game on a tablet, while on the Sound View Beach/Miami Beach border, in Old Lyme on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014.
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