Amistad sets sail
The schooner Amistad motors past North Dumpling Island in Fishers Island Sound en-rout to New Haven from its winter berth at Mystic Seaport, Thursday, April 20, 2017.
Amistad will be back in New London in May for scheduled weekend day-sails to mark the 175th anniversary of the Amistad Africans' return to Africa. The three-hour sails, which can be booked through the Custom House Maritime Museum, will be Saturdays and Sundays in May with the exception of the 6th.
Stories that may interest you
City Risk Manager Paul Gills resigned abruptly on Thursday following a disagreement with Chief Administrative Officer Steve Fields. The city's Economic Development Coordinator Peter Lent also resigned recently.
Led by the Connecticut Mirror and hosted by Mitchell College, the event was an extension of reporter Jacqueline Rabe Thomas's series on affordable housing in the state.
The signs were repeatedly run over this week before being stolen Thursday in Ledyard. The vandalism came after a swastika was spray-painted over a homemade pro-Trump sign in the town earlier this month.