Squash the competition
Ledyard — A crowd watches as cars approach the finish line in a zucchini car derby on Wednesday during the Ledyard Farmers Market.
Hosted by the Boy Scout Troop 16, the inaugural race at the Ledyard Fairgrounds featured car bodies made of zucchini, squash or cucumbers with wheels.
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Employees of the Mystic Seaport Museum work on the rigging on the main masts of the Mayflower II on Tuesday at the museum's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard.
A couple that has had a slip at the Marina at American Wharf for 10 years say they were told they could not return because they made negative comments to the news media.
Teams canvassed areas for the Point-in-Time Count, the annual census of the state's homeless population organized by the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness.
The board will listen to comments Thursday night from residents about whether it should launch an independent investigation into how the district handled complaints that former teacher and coach Timothy Chokas inappropriately touched girls.