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A stop at the beach

Stan Forostoski of Manchester relaxes in the sun Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at Rocky Neck State Park.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Stan Forostoski of Manchester relaxes in the sun Wednesday at Rocky Neck State Park.

Stonington's Maranell inducted into Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame

Former first selectman and retired Navy submariner Don Maranell was inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame on Friday.

Norwich Fire Department welcomes first black female firefighter

Former Norwich Free Academy and University of Connecticut track athlete Kafi Davis was sworn in Tuesday as the city’s first African-American female firefighter.

LOCAL

Stonington High School to hold public forum on vaping Thursday

A public forum for parents and students about vaping will be held Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Stonington High School auditorium.

Owl rescued from grille of truck

Waterford-East Lyme Animal Control Officer Robert Yuchniuk carefully removes a barred owl from the grill of Jeff Sammataro's truck along Great Neck Road in Waterford Tuesday, Dec. 11. Sammataro was driving northbound on Great Neck, on his way to work, when he heard a bang and stopped to see what he'd struck. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Waterford-East Lyme Animal Control Officer Robert Yuchniuk rescued a barred owl from the grille of truck.

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East Lyme police say boyfriend confessed to motel stabbing

Avery Hallbrooks appears before Judge Karyl L. Carrasquilla on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, in New London Superior Court. Hallbrooks is charged in the stabbing death of Corina Zukowski on Monday night in East Lyme. Hallbrooks' bail was set at $2 million and his case was transferred to the New London Judicial District Part A, where serious felonies are tried.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Avery Hallbrooks, 28, of Bronx, N.Y., confessed to stabbing Corina Zukowski, a 25-year-old Waterford native, and throwing the knife and his bloody clothing into the woods near the Starlight Inn in Niantic, according to police.

Juvenile injured in New London incident

An injured juvenile was taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital on Wednesday night after police received a report of someone being beaten with a baseball bat.

State police to conduct drunken driving spot checks Dec. 21

With a holiday weekend soon approaching, state police have announced they will conduct drunk driving spot checks along Route 2 in North Stonington on Dec. 21.