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Sailfest weekend Sailfest weekend: Fun, music & fireworks

New London's annual Sailfest starts July 11 and runs throught the weekend. The Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks Extravaganza Saturday night and several stages of music are among the highlights.

The 38th Voyage: Charles W. Morgan sails againThe 38th Voyage: Charles W. Morgan sails again

The Charles W. Morgan, America’s oldest surviving merchant vessel, will take her 38th voyage this summer — and her first in more than 93 years — following a $10 million, five-year renovation.

Graduations 2014

An overview of the 2014 graduation season at schools and colleges throughout southeastern Connecticut.

Deadly Addiction: HeroinDeadly Addiction: Heroin

Heroin addiction is on the rise in Connecticut. This series examines the reasons why, as well as the struggle to treat addicts and stop the spread of abuse.

Submarine AccidentsSubmarine Accidents

The Day worked with Visible Government Online Inc., an information technology and services company in Brunswick, Maine, to create a searchable database using data obtained from the Naval Safety Center by The Day through a Freedom of Information Act request.

Connecticut General Assembly

Ongoing coverage from the State House of the 2014 Connecticticut General Assembly session.

CT Pension ProjectCT Pension Project

Connecticut’s pension system is one of the most underfunded in the country. The Day examined the state’s $44 billion funding gap and projected future costs. Read the stories and explore the data.

ShutdownU.S. Government Shutdown

More than 800,000 government workers find themselves idle as Congress deadlocks on legislation to keep the U.S. Government open for business.

Sailfest 2013

The annual summer party that is Sailfest starts July 12 and runs throught the weekend. The Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks Extravaganza Saturday night and several stages of music are among the highlights.

National Coast Guard Museum

In early April, 2013, plans were unveiled for the National Coast Guard Museum, which will be situated across the railroad tracks from Union Station. The state has committed $20 million toward the project.

2013 Graduations

An overview of the 2013 graduation season at schools throughout southeastern Connecticut.

Medicare costs vary wildly

Hospitals in Connecticut -- and elsewhere -- charge vastly different amounts of money for the same procedure, according to data released Wednesday, May 8, by the federal government.

Traffic Stops

Blacks and Hispanics pulled over by New London police are nearly twice as likely as whites to have their vehicles searched, according to an analysis by The Day of motor vehicles stops in 2011.

2013 Blizzard

Historic blizzard bears down on Connecticut and New England.

Sandy Hook school shootings

Gunman kills 27 in massacre at Newtown elementary school.

Saturday Morning Showdown

Full-length replay of the Nov. 10, 2012, game between New London and Ledyard, as well features, videos and photos galore.

Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is following a path that could see it blend with a winter storm to hit the U.S. East Coast with a super-storm next week.

The Age of Choice

A publication that highlights issues and trends common to the second half of life. Many of us in the "sandwich generation" — caring for children as well as older relatives — struggle with finding the resources and guidance to help our loved ones make the decisions that inform a high quality of life. Through their experiences, we see the need to plan for our own long-term health and happiness.

OpSail 2012

OpSail 2012 brought tall ships, and Coast Guard and Navy vessels to New London for a glorous summer weekend in July.

200th Anniversary of the War of 1812

A special section commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the writing of "The Star Spangled Banner.

Unsafe to rent

An investigation by The Day found that Zane Megos has taken deposits from more than a dozen people for apartments they never ended up living in. Some of those apartments are in two condemned buildings Megos owns in Norwich.

New London police department in turmoil

Here you'll find all of the articles, video and documents related to the allegations of corruption in the New London Police Department and the harassment claims by Police Chief Margaret Ackley.

Best of 2011

The top stories, videos, photos and more from 2011.

Helping the homeless

A new program aims to address the growing problem of homeless women. If successful, it could provide long-term savings, while fulfilling a moral purpose.

Remembering September 11

On the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks we address how we've changed as a nation.

Hurricane Irene

Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene's rain and high winds ravaged the area in late August. Thousands were left without power for days.

The War Through Their Eyes

The Day is running an occasional series marking the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War.

Graduation 2011

It's commencement season and theday.com has all your senior profiles, graduate lists and photo galleries.

Graduation photos from The Day make a great memento or gift. Browse the galleries to find your perfect keepsake image.

Who We Are; The 2010 Census

As the U.S. Census Bureau releases numbers from the 2010 count, The Day will provide coverage on the changing face of who we are in southeastern Connecticut.

Holiday Memories

When we asked readers to share their favorite memories of Christmas and the holidays, we were flooded with stories. Here, in their author's own words, are some great stories and special memories. Enjoy.

Best of 2010

A collection of the best local stories, photos and video of the year.

90 Is The New 70

Between 2000 and 2005, the population of those 85 and older grew by 20 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, making it one of the fastest growing demographics. Kenton Robinson interviewed and Abigail Pheiffer photographed some of these nonagenarians.

The Thames: The River that Shapes Us

The Thames River begins in Norwich and, 15 miles later, empties into Long Island Sound. It's very much a working river. A river that helps shape our daily lives, but one we sometimes forget. This series will take you out on the river and introduce you to its people and places.

Graduation 2010

It's commencement season and theday.com has all your senior profiles, graduate lists and photo galleries.

Graduation photos from The Day make a great memento or gift. Browse the galleries to find your perfect keepsake image.

TheDay.com's Connecticut Hiking Guide

To guide readers to local spots good for walks in the woods, The Day has created an online hiking guide for the region. Thanks to local land trusts and other volunteer groups, as well as the state and generous individuals who donated many acres, there are ample choices of places with public trails. Problem is, some can be hard to find, particularly for those new to the area. This guide is intended to remedy that.

Amistad: Voyage of Remembrance

Reporter Ted Mann and photojournalist Sean D. Elliot went to Cuba with Amistad, the reproduction schooner built at Mystic Seaport. In 1839, the original Amistad was homeported in Cuba when it was sent to ferry kidnapped Africans bound for slavery.

Haiti: On the Ground

Day Staff Writer Karin Crompton and Photojournalist Tim Martin blogged from assignment in Haiti, where they are covering the struggles of local people and the Haitian Ministry of the Norwich Diocese.

Best of 2009

A collection of the best local stories, photos and video of the year.

Next Chapter

In this series, The Day checks back with subjects of previous articles to see what they're up to.

Shenkman

Richard J. Shenkman, who is facing charges related to a July 7 hostage ordeal in South Windsor, wants his ex-wife to stop talking to the media.

"How I Wrecked My Summer Vacation"

This summer, The Day is serializing a work of fiction by enterprise editor Kenton Robinson.

Stories of the Silent Service

Reporter Jennifer Grogan and multimedia director Peter Huoppi interviewed several U.S. Navy veterans who served aboard submarines during World War II.

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