Recorded History Tales of the Whaling City

Mystic Seaport historian Fred Calabretta takes us on a high-seas adventure as he delves into the fascinating world of 19th century whaling, particularly the largely...

Fitch’s Mike Ellis and Montville’s Tanner Grove

Fitch head football coach Mike Ellis and Montville head football coach Tanner Grove talk about their impressions of their teams after the first two weeks of the season.

Podcast: The Lonesome Podcat

We’re coming from a place of love, ECC

This week, we discuss the ECC’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad weekend, Shelton, Enfield, and The Day Top 10 state coaches’ poll.

Podcast: The Lonesome Podcat

Who am I? Why am I here?

It’s the debut of the Lonesome Podcast, a discussion of Connecticut high school football and companion piece to the Lonesome Polecat, North America’s most beloved blog. We discuss St. Joseph’s rout over New Canaan,...

Podcast: Sports Doctor

Jack Cochran on his return to coaching

After several years away from the game, Jack Cochran will be back on football sideline as an assistant coach at Killingly this fall. Cochran, who won eight state championships as a head coach at Bloomfield, New Britain and New London, talks about...

Podcast: Sports Doctor

Ned Griffen previews the Connecticut high school football season

Who will be number one in the first state poll? Which ECC teams will make the playoffs? How do Killingly and Fitch match up against the rest of the state? Ned Griffen, author of The Day’s Lonesome Polecat football column, has the answers.

Podcast: Sports Doctor

Coast Guard football coach Bill George

U.S. Coast Guard Academy head football coach Bill George talks about preparing his team for the upcoming season, and how Coast Guard athletes balance the rigors of a military academy with the expectations of being on a college football team.

Podcast: Case Unsolved

Episode 3: Family left to wonder what happened on New Year's Eve 2006?

Questions persist after children playing in the woods find Cirioni's remains in 2012.

Podcast: Recorded History

Postcard memories of Mystic

Mystic native Jade Huguenin and historian Martin Smith talk about their new book, “Postcard History: Mystic” as well as plans for an Aug. 18 panel discussion about Groton and Mystic history.

Podcast: Sports Doctor

New Ledyard football coach Clay Killingsworth

Keith talks with Clay Killingsworth, the third new coach in three years at Ledyard after Jim Buonocore stepped down to become athletic director. Killingsworth talks about his early meetings with the team, and their new “hold the rope”...

Podcast: Case Unsolved

Episode 2: Missing person's case becomes a murder investigation

Erika Cirioni's remains are found in the woods in Montville.

Podcast: Case Unsolved

Episode 1: Erika goes from homebody to drug user

Erika Cirioni was 26 when she went missing on New Year's Eve 2006.

Podcast: Case Unsolved

Bonus Episode: Police work comes into question

Fingerprints not taken, scene not secured. Body exhumed four months after murder.

Podcast: Sports Doctor

Mystic Schooners head coach Rob Bono

Keith talks baseball with Rob Bono, head coach of the Mystic Schooners in the New England Collegiate Baseball League.

Podcast: Case Unsolved

Episode 2: Police search area, respond to tips, but no arrests

In days after the murder, dogs, divers, helicopter and FBI assist in investigation.

Case Unsolved: The Murder of William Spicer, Episode 2

Case Unsolved: The Murder of William Spicer, Episode 2

Podcast: Case Unsolved

Episode 1: William Spicer loved the outdoors and his tree farm

Spicer was a businessman, landowner and member of one of Groton's oldest families.

Podcast: Recorded History

Memories of Ocean Beach

Author Ken Keeley talks about his new book, “A Pictorial Journal of Ocean Beach Park,” recalling the New London beach’s early days as a fun spot for the wealthy, along with its evolution into a honky-tonk area.