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  1. Thames park organizers recount progress, entreat support for projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | The Day

    New London - Planners and promoters of the Thames River Heritage Park gave a 90-minute pep talk and call to action Thursday to representatives of the historic sites and three municipalities it would encompass, building to a climactic ending by announcing the selection of an operator for the water taxi service.   “As charming and important and meaningful these smaller niche cultural institutions are, they are not, by themselves going to flourish,” Alan Plattus, director of the Yale Urban Design Workshop and author of a blueprint for the park, told about 90 people invited to The Garde for the presentation.


  2. Volunteer brings happiness to hospital through songRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Day

    Lawrence + Memorial Hospital volunteer Dick Jordan sings to patient Michael Granata, right, and his girlfriend, Cheryl Terranova, both of New London, in Granata's hospital room earlier this month. Singing is such a big part of Dick Jordan's life that even a question about his age is answered in song, specifically one involving trombones.


  3. Somers could return 18th to GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | The Day

    Circumstances have well positioned the Republicans for a chance to capture the 18th Senatorial District for the first time in a decade. Recent history suggests that opportunity does not come along often.


  4. Finally, Some Cross-Country SkiingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | The Day

    After emerging on cross-country skis from protective evergreens into an open field the other day, I pulled on a fleece balaclava as an icy gust whipped across frozen ground and a giant, dark shadow advanced with the lowering sun. This penumbra was created by New Hampshire's Mount Washington, tallest and most formidable peak in the Northeast, where that day winds roared above 90 mph and the temperature plunged to 9 below zero.


  5. North Stonington's latest trail is a step towards creating greenwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | The Day

    North Stonington - Over the summer, the Conservation Stewart Hill Preserve, a parcel southwest of Wyassup Lake that abuts Pachaug State Forest. The newly-blazed trail is a small step toward the commission's plan to develop "greenways" through sections of the town.


  6. Police logs - Dec. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Day

    David T. Moulson, 46, of 23 Bunny Road, Preston, was charged Monday with third-degree assault and breach of peace. Brian R. Carvalho, 36, of 34 Tanglewood Lane, Voluntown, was charged Monday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, improper signaling for turns or stopping, and failure to drive in the proper lane on a multilane highway.


  7. Warmer weather not holding back local Christmas tree salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | The Day

    The temperatures of late may not feel like Christmas, but the weather has not been impeding Christmas tree sales this season. The next two weekends are historically the busiest, and customers will come out for their trees regardless of the weather, she said.


  8. Watershed towns begin process toward Wild & Scenis status for Wood, Pawcatuck riversRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | The Day

    Hopkinton, R.I. - Representatives of the 14 mostly rural towns in the watershed of the Wood and Pawcatuck rivers came together Thursday to begin a three-year process toward achieving National Wild & Scenic River status for sections of the two rivers and their tributaries. “Anybody who knows these rivers knows we've got something special here,” Denise Poyer, project coordinator at the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association , said during the meeting at the nonprofit organization's offices on the Wood River.


  9. From cemeteries to pottery shards, state archaeologist tends to the artifacts of Connecticut's pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | The Day

    Connecticut state archaeologist Brian Jones, right, holds a guide line while Debbie Surabian, state soil scientist, center, and Megan McClellan, assistant, right, both with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, use ground-penetrating radar to cross back and forth an old cemetery site in the Pachaug State Forest during field work Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Crouched beside one of the many stone walls that crisscross Pachaug State Forest in Voluntown, Brian Jones held one end of a rope threaded into a single-wheeled contraption that resembled a high-tech scooter attached to a computer screen.


  10. Police logs - Nov. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | The Day

    Roberto Ruiz Jr., 26, of 43 Eastern Ave., New London, was charged Monday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving with a suspended license and failure to return a suspended license or registration. Kenneth Stevens, 38, of 5 Turnpike Park was charged Saturday on a warrant with third-degree burglary, third-degree larceny and third-degree criminal mischief.


  11. Voluntown Vietnam veteran receives diplomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | The Day

    Hyde Harman III, right, of Voluntown, a Vietnam veteran who left East Lyme High School as a senior, for military service, receives his diploma from the East Lyme Board of Education at East Lyme High School, Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. ELHS Principal Jeffrey Newton, presents him with his diploma.


  12. Two seriously injured in Voluntown motorcycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | TheDay.Com

    Voluntown - A motorcyclist and his passenger were seriously injured Monday afternoon after the driver lost control of the vehicle, which crashed into a metal guardrail. State police said at about 5:10 p.m. they responded to Route 138 near the Rhode Island border for a report of a motorcycle accident with serious injuries.


  13. One victim airlifted after Voluntown motorcycle wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | TheDay.Com

    Voluntown - One person was airlifted by LifeStar following a motorcycle accident on Route 138 about 5 p.m. Monday, state police said.


  14. A dish for all at New London Food StrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Day

    Classical Guitarist Amanda Sullivan on Preston entertains patrons of the 2015 New London Fall Food Stroll as they make their way through the lobby at the Garde Arts Center on a mild Wednesday evening in downtown New London, Oct. 14, 2015. New London resident Jason Merwin was disappointed he was unable to attend this year's Fall Food Stroll.


  15. DEEP reminds hikers of trail etiquetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | The Day

    Now that fall is here and many people are spending time outdoors in state parks and forests, the state Department of Energy & Environmental Protection is reminding trail users of rules and trail etiquette. • Trails and service, logging and other roads are open to non-motorized, multiple use activities unless posted closed.


  16. SEC-TV doubles programming with nonprofit modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | The Day

    Harriet Grayson, second from left, of Westerly, host/producer of the SEC-TV program "Community Culture Showcase," interviews David Prescott, left, of Charlestown, R.I., the South County Coastkeeper, during the filming of the cable program, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015.


  17. Respecting the rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | The Day

    Doctors innately hate motorcycles. Or fear them. Motorcyclists hemorrhage and code in hospital trauma bays each weekend, losing limbs and brains and wrecking spinal cords.


  18. Man arranged on sexual assault charge stemming from 1988Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | The Day

    A 45-year-old man with a lengthy criminal record who was extradited from Indiana last month to face sexual assault charges stemming from a 1988 incident pleaded not guilty today during his first appearance in the New London court where major crimes are tried. William D. Smith, 45, was staying with relatives in Voluntown when he allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in August 1988.


  19. Flood-prone watershed is focus of nearly $1M projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | TheDay.Com

    Water resources engineer Maren Frisell, left, and Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association intern Zack Valerio, center, take some measurements of a culvert Thursday along Canonchet Road in Hopkinton, R.I., while water resources engineer Rachael Weiter, right, takes photos. The three were doing field work for Fuss & O'Neill, consultants on Wood-Pawcatuck's flood resiliency project.


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