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Making a difference for our neighbors

The Make A Difference appeal has endured from the Great Recession through better times and then into the Covid-19 pandemic because it links givers with specific people in need of specific kinds of support.

Family, friends keep names of local victims alive

Foundations honor the memories of Joshua Piver and James Greenleaf Jr.

Have we got some 'Fish Tales' for you

Even if you don't like seafood, you're going to want to nosh on The Day's series about the region's commercial fishing fleet.

The Day's All-Area Boys' Tennis Player of the Year: Old Lyme's George Danes

No one in the Shoreline Conference was better than Old Lyme senior George Danes, who went undefeated in singles action for the third regular season in a row, winning the Shoreline title and earning all-state honors.

Mystic: 'A great place to meet'

Restaurateur Bill Middleton is doubling down on his local investment.

Ledyard High senior overcomes challenges, makes a difference

For graduating Ledyard High School senior James Tillman, the past four years have been filled with numerous accomplishments, and some challenges.

A year later, pandemic deaths leave an unfillable void

Connecticut reported its first case of COVID-19 on March 8, 2020. In the year since, we've lost grandparents, mothers, fathers, siblings and friends.

From the pandemic to BLM, Lauren Gee stood for the afflicted

She has been at the forefront of the pandemic as a funeral director, and of the Black Lives Matter movement, driving a hearse with the name of Black victims of police brutality.


The Connecticut Hiking Guide

Nothing beats a good day in the woods. To showcase all that Connecticut and nearby Rhode Island have to offer the outdoor enthusiast, The Day has created this online hiking guide. Looking for a quick romp? A challenging hike? A hidden gem? There's something here for everyone, and trails offer a variety of woodland, river, marsh and shoreline scenery.

BACK IN THE DAY

From rum-runners to atomic submarines: Back in The Day

From rum-runners to atomic submarines: Back in The Day

A collection of articles and features devoted to the region's rich and varied history.

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