Region natives graduate from college
Alison Smith, Mashantucket; Kevin Fermini, Stonington; Karyn Walsh, Griswold.
Erik Carlson, Old Lyme; Adam Rigney, Niantic; Ashley Souza, North Stonington; Baylen Vymola, East Lyme; Julia Zawacki, Waterford.
Delaware Valley University:
Ryan Owens, Groton; Katarina Woronik, Salem.
Coastal Carolina University:
Travis Russell, Old Lyme.
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Jon Sproul, fascinated by rockets since childhood, built an 11-foot scale model to honor 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
Lt. Christopher Callaway is a 20-year Norwich police veteran, and Sgt. Ryan Kelsey is a 19-year veteran.
Elevated bacterial counts in water samples at Giants Neck Heights beach prompted Ledge Light Health District to close the area until further notice on Friday.