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Sound On The Sound: The philanthropic power of music

Over the last eight years, the annual "Pass the Guitar" event benefiting the New London Homeless Hospitality Center has raised close to $24,000.

Thoughts while ironing a suit for a funeral

In this edition of Leave Work Now, Koster does just that and ruminates whilst ironing a suit to wear to the funeral of Dave Schulz - as fine a chum as a fella could hope...


Pam Grier covers ‘everything’ in a new podcast of her career

With over 50 years of experience in Hollywood, Pam Grier is ready to look back at her life and career in a new podcast debuting this fall

Todt found guilty of killing his family

The former Colchester physical therapist was convicted Thursday of murdering his family in Florida and was sentenced to four life sentences.

Todt family murder case in hands of Florida jury

Jurors in Florida are deciding the fate of a physical therapist from Connecticut who is accused of killing his wife and three young children two years ago

State calls witnesses on first day of Todt trial

The trial of Anthony Todt, the former Colchester physical therapist accused of murdering his family in Florida, began on Monday with opening statements and the first witnesses.


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Sound On The Sound: How one New London artist celebrates culture and identity through music

UConn's Gladi Suero talked to Queer Afro-Indigenous artist and community organizer Erycka Ortiz about her musical journey in New London, how she found a supportive fanbase and how she centers her art on celebrating her identity.

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Sound On The Sound: Musicians test the waters in the New London restaurant scene

Restaurants and bars are pivotal in the New London music scene. The pandemic has forced some to close while others have had to reinvent but they are still a place for musicians to test the waters.

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Sound On The Sound: The nautical origins of music in New London

Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel, Mohegan Tribe Medicine Woman and tribal historian, and Steve Manuel, executive director of the New London County Historical Society, talk about how the surrounding waterways have influenced music in New London.

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Diversity training is over, but the work is forever

Stephanie Johnson, diversity trainer for OneDigital Learning, provided The Day with six months of thought-provoking lessons on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging.

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The Day's Housing Solutions Lab: Introducing our team

As we begin a year-long investigation into the housing market in New London County, we speak with The Day journalists who will be working on the initial reporting: Staff Writers Elizabeth Regan and Johana Vazquez, photographer Sarah Gordon and...

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On the road with UConn at the Final Four

The Day's Vickie Fulkerson is in Minneapolis to cover the UConn women's basketball team in their record 14th straight Final Four. After the Huskies' wild double-overtime win over NC State, Vickie barely had time to catch her breath before catching a...

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The Day’s sportswriters’ take on UConn’s NCAA bracket positions

Hear what Day sportswriters Vickie Fulkerson, who covers UConn women’s basketball, and Gavin Keefe, who covers the UConn men, had to say the morning after the NCAA brackets were published.

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What’s in 'dope' now? The latest on fentanyl overdoses in New London County

During one weekend in mid-February 2022, six people died from fatal overdoses in New London County and 26 others suffered from non-fatal overdoses.

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Corruption in Connecticut? Here's how it will be investigated.

As a federal grand jury investigates Konstantinos “Kosta” Diamantis’ tenure overseeing the Connecticut Port Authority’s project at State Pier in New London and major school construction projects in New London and...

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How we reported touching ’Last Kiss’ story

As Harold Wolfe, 95 years old and dying, prepared to enter a hospice facility in Mystic in early January, his wife and children invited The Day reporter Elizabeth Regan and photojournalist Sarah Gordon to spend time with them and document the...

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Braxton counts his blessings

Lonnie Braxton II of New London is a busy man, and that won’t change upon his retirement at the end of the year from his job as a state prosecutor. He spoke with us about his remarkable life, which began in the segregated south, and his hope...

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Housing crisis: We have to do better

Cathy Zall, executive director of the Homeless Hospitality Center in New London, helps set the stage as The Day begins an investigation of housing availability in our region.

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Diversity training underway at The Day

Stephanie Johnson of OneDigital, an employee benefits consultant, traveled from Atlanta to conduct training for The Day staff on unconscious bias.

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Why are so many Hallmark movies filmed in southeastern Connecticut?

Features Editor Kristina “Kristy” Dorsey takes us behind the scenes of Hallmark and Lifetime movies filmed in southeastern Connecticut by Synthetic Cinema International.

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PODCAST: Sports Betting 101 with legendary Vegas bookmaker Johnny Avello

As legal sports betting gets underway in Connecticut, Johnny Avello, director of sportsbook operations for DraftKings, walks us through the process of placing bets on everything from the NFL to the World Series, ping pong and maybe even the Oscars.

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Who owns The Day? A talk with our publisher

The Day’s Publisher and President, Timothy Dwyer, explains our independent newspaper’s unique ownership model and its obligation to donate a portion of its profits to charitable organizations.

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Pocket Vinyl celebrate their latest album release (one year late)

The piano/painting duo Pocket Vinyl released their latest album "Winter Person" in 2020, but but are just now getting to celebrate with an album release party. We talk with Eric Stevenson about songwriting, recording, and the companion book and...

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Choiniere caps an impactful career

Editorial Page Editor Paul Choiniere, who is retiring, sat down to talk with us and shared some of his most memorable stories and editorials.

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How hard is it to hit a 95 mph fastball?

Rick and Peter talk with local radio host Lee Elci, a former minor league baseball player, about what it takes to face professional pitchers. Rick, Peter and Lee took some swings in the cages against mid-90s fastballs from a pitching machine, and...

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PODCAST: A mother’s eternal grief

Tammy de la Cruz, whose son Joey Gingerella was shot and killed while trying to stop a man from beating his girlfriend, talks about her son's life and her enduring grief.

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Day reporters help tell local 9/11 stories and recall their own experiences

The Day has published a series of stories to mark the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. In this episode of The Storyline, we hear from the staff writers who reported these stories.

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Public defender Barrs sees beyond his clients’ worst days

New London attorney Kevin Barrs, who represents indigent people accused of major crimes, speaks with us about the role of court-appointed attorneys.

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James R. Benn on his new novel “Road of Bones”

"Road of Bones" is the 16th book in James R. Benn's series of Billy Boyle World War II mystery novels. Benn talks with Rick Koster about the historical backdrop for the novel, writing during the solitude of the pandemic, and the dark history of...

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Remembering Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts

An appreciation of an all-time great rock and roll drummer.


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