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    Friday, October 07, 2022

    Cooling off at the Whale Tail

    Jerome Pittman, 7, of New London, reaches his hand out to test the temperature of the water at the Whale Tail fountain on Parade Plaza in downtown New London Thursday, August 18, 2022. “It’s warm,” he screamed to his mother Liz Garcia as she watched. “This was his idea to come here today,” said Garcia. According to the National Weather Service temperatures will remain in the low to mid 80s through the weekend. (Sarah Gordon / The Day)
    Adalyn Silva Torres, 7, of New London, laughs as she runs through the water at the Whale Tail fountain on Parade Plaza in downtown New London Thursday, August 18, 2022. She visited the fountain to cool off as her grandmother’s boyfriend Miguel Ramos of New London watched. “It’s finally cool enough to leave the house,” Ramos said. According to the National Weather Service temperatures will remain in the low to mid 80s through the weekend. (Sarah Gordon / The Day)
    Adalyn Silva Torres, 7, of New London, reaches her hand out to catch water at the Whale Tail fountain on Parade Plaza in downtown New London Thursday, August 18, 2022. She visited the fountain to cool off as her grandmother’s boyfriend Miguel Ramos of New London watched. “It’s finally cool enough to leave the house,” Ramos said. According to the National Weather Service temperatures will remain in the low to mid 80s through the weekend. (Sarah Gordon / The Day)

    New London residents cool off at the Whale Tail fountain on Parade Plaza Thursday, August 18, 2022.

    “It’s finally cool enough to leave the house,” said Miguel Ramos as he watched his girlfriend’s granddaughter Adalyn Silva Torres, 7, play in the water. Nearby Liz Garcia watched as her son Jerome Pittman, 7, ran through the water giggling. “It was his idea to come here today,” she said.

    According to the National Weather Service temperatures will remain in the low to mid 80s through the weekend.

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