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In light of new legislation, survivors and educators stress importance of Holocaust, genocide education

Holocaust survivor Rabbi Philip Lazowski describes his experiences to eighth-graders at William J. Johnston Middle School in Colchester on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. He narrowly escaped capture by the Nazis at the start of World War II in his native Poland and spent the war with the resistance. Gov. Dannel Malloy signed a law on May 10 mandating Holocaust education in state schools and Lazowski was among those advocating for the legislation.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The eighth-graders gathered in the gymnasium at William J. Johnston Middle School on Tuesday morning were silent as they leaned in to hear the soft voice of Rabbi Philip Lazowski.

Among the empty storefronts, scaffolding stands an optimistic development director

Felix Reyes, New London's new director of economic and community development, talks about buildings under construction on Bank Street on Thursday, May 17, 2018. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Felix Reyes, a New London native, has been on the job since March.