The Week in The Day
Blitz, a 2 year-old Long Haired German Shepherd, looks for a diver with his owner Beth Sullivan, of Old Lyme, as CT Canine Search and Rescue perform search and rescue demonstrations on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at the Mystic Seaport.
Assistant Fire Chief Joe Jackson, right, helps Safety Officer Mark Sieczkowski with his jacket before the East Great Plain Volunteer Fire Company's Rededication Ceremony on Sunday, August 5, 2018 in Norwich. The fire department, better known as EGP, celebrated it's 75th anniversary this weekend.
Members of the Nimble Arts Circus perform at Parade Plaza on Sunday, August 5, 2018 in New London.
Arlo Jadamec, 4, tries his hand at the violin as his cousin, Benny Hyatt, 2, and grandmother Joyce Sargo, and Amy Leigh, left, of String Theory School of Music, offer encouragement during a "Musical Petting Zoo" at the Waterford Public Library Monday, August 6, 2018. The Leighs opened the event playing a short set before the children were brought forward to try anything from the electric guitars, the drum set, to violin and clarinet.
A U.S. Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat - Medium patrols the marinas and waterfront properties along Pequot Ave. in New London as part of a missing person search Monday, August 6, 2018. New London police issued a Silver Alert for Mariah Hallisey prompting the search. Hallisey is 24-years old, 5 feet 5 inches tall about about 130-pounds. The search included officers and coast guard personnel walking the shoreline and canvassing the neighborhood.
Candidates for Governor David Stemerman, second from left, Tim Herbst, third from left, State Senator Heather Somers, second from right, and candidate for Attorney General Sue Hatfield, right, listen to First Selectman of Voluntown Tracey Hanson, left, while she shows them a map of where the state want to build a State Police gun range in the Pachaug Forest State Park in Griswold and how it would effect Volutown's recreational area in the forest. The group gathered together before a press conference against a State Police gun range in Pachaug Forest held at Buttonwood Farm in Griswold Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
Sandy Hayes of Montville, owner of Sandy's Bargains Treasures located on State Street in New London, relaxes between customers on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Hayes opened the facility about two and a half years ago. Larry Smith, right, of New London, a friend, enjoys the shade and steady breeze. (Tim Martin/The Day)
New London Police Officer Anthony Nolan high-fives kids after being pushed in the pool during a National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Ocean Beach Park. The annual event works to build a relationship between police and neighborhoods together in positive circumstances.
Alex Thigpen, right, 11, of Huntersville, N.C., braces his body for a big fish as he hooks on to a porgy at the fishing pier at Fort Trumbull State Park in New London on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Thigpen is on vacation with his family visiting relatives in Cheshire, Conn. (Tim Martin/The Day)
Jennifer Miele, right, the Groton Public Library public services manager, stands on her tippy toes as she records video using an iPad of competitors preparing dough, during the 3rd annual Teen Iron Chef competition, with pizza as this year's theme. Teams of four competitors work together identifying spices, demonstrate responsible cooking, and create the perfect pizza. Judges from Food Corps., The Bridge Market, and the Groton Public Library will pick one team as our winners. Karen Dole, top left, owner of Bridge Market assists in teaching the kids how to prepare a pizza, and also donated all the pizza ingredients. The competitors are from Team 2, from left , Zyree Williams-Brown, 10, Kweli Reels, 10, and Evan Romanelli, 10, all of Groton. (Tim Martin/The Day)
Instructor Tricia McAvoy, with Blissworks Yoga & Healing Arts, leads a yoga class on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Harkness Memorial State Park. The weekly drop-in class runs through Labor Day and starts at 6:15 every Wednesday. The cost is $12. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
A tow truck driver loads a shattered windshield into the bus after a car v. SEAT bus on Rt. 32 in Quaker Hill Thursday, August 9, 2018 Injuring six and closing state Route 32 between Red Cedar Avenue and Maple Road. Firefighters said ambulances from Waterford, Montville and New London went to the crash at 47 Route 32. The uninjured were transferred to another bus. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
The band Fusion performs during the last Summer SoundWaves concert of the season at Esker Point Beach in Groton Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
Zulu Two company takes a snack break between challenges during Sea Trials for Zulu One and Zulu Two companies Friday, August 10, 2018. Zulu One and Two are doing their Sea Trials, a series of physical, team building, challenges that marks the end of their 7-week Swab Summer indoctrination, a week earlier than the rest of their classmates because they embark on the Coast Guard training tall ship Barque Eagle this weekend and will still be at sea next Friday when the rest of the class will do their Sea Trials. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Cora Metz, 14, of Norwich spends time sketching while her family is on the beach listening to the band Fusion perform during the last Summer SoundWaves concert of the season at Esker Point Beach in Groton Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
Juliana Cardella, left, and teammate Taylor DeSimone, both of Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y., bang into each other as they attempt to save a ball during a pickup game of beach volleyball on Friday, August 10, 2018, at Ocean Beach Park in New London. DeSimone is visiting the area with a group of friends and family members. (Tim Martin/The Day)