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Top Stories of 2014

A glimmer of hope for tenants

One of 2014's top stories: An eight-year-old class action lawsuit brought against the New London Housing Authority on behalf of tenants of the Thames River Apartments was resolved in August when the parties agreed to allow a Superior Court judge oversee redevelopment of the federally subsidized high-rise apartments.

Year end: The Day's Top 10 sports stories

It was another year of triumph and controversy, achievement and disappointment. History was made and tears were shed in victory and defeat. In other words, all the storylines and emotions that make sports so great.

Search for superintendent turns controversial in New London

After the community feted its new superintendent, Terrence P. Carter, at Ocean Beach Park, and just days before the board was to ratify his contract, revelations of academic misrepresentation and financial troubles came to light.

Electric Boat gets biggest contract ever

In April, the Navy awarded the largest single shipbuilding contract in its history to Electric Boat for the construction of 10 Virginia-class nuclear attack submarines.

The Day's housing investigation

An investigation by The Day uncovered more than a half-dozen instances across the state in which property owners facing foreclosure believe they were victims of a scheme run by a man convicted of similar illegal activity in New Jersey.

Rep. Maynard re-elected after injury

Despite not being seen in public since a fall at his Stonington home in July and questions about his ability to fulfill the duties of his office, four-term incumbent State Senator Andrew Maynard, D-18th District was easily reelected to a fifth term in November. It is unclear if Maynard, who suffered a serious brain injury in a fall from an outdoor staircase, will be in Hartford Jan. 7 to be sworn in for the start of the legislative session.

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