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10 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
Winning bet for acting New London Police Chief Brian Wright
Brian Wright, who applied to the New London Police Department in 1994 after making a bet with a buddy, talks about his vision for the department and the city.
25 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
We are all ‘Those People’
Curtis Goodwin, co-founder of the New London Talent Show and co-producer of the film, “Those People,” talks about bringing “the village” together to make the show happen, and shares some of the “aha” moments of the past decade ahead of Thursday night’s movie premiere at The Garde Arts Theater.
10 minutes | May 28, 2021
Grieving father to New London Community: Please help send my son’s remains to Peru
Day reporter Taylor Hartz tells us how she conducted an interview, through a translator, with the father of 28-year-old Jose Sancho of New London, who died in a car crash on May 21. Family GoFundMe page
14 minutes | May 24, 2021
SPANISH: Lizbeth Polo-Smith habla sobre su camino hacia la ciudadanía
En este episodio hablamos con Lizbeth Polo-Smith quien salió de Peru en 2002 y entro a los Estados Unidos indocumentada porque en su país el costo de la comida y de pañales era muy alto y no encontraba oportunidad de mejorar su vida. Ahora, ella es ciudadana del los Estados Unidos y trabaja en lo comunidad para ayudar a los inmigrantes con sus necesidades y derechos.
13 minutes | May 24, 2021
Lizbeth Polo-Smith's path to model citizenship
We speak with Lizbeth Polo-Smith, who fled Peru in 2002 and entered the United States without immigration documents because she was unable to afford food or diapers for her children and saw no opportunity in her homeland. Today she is a U.S. citizen dedicated to helping immigrants and the community at large with food, health care and other needs.
18 minutes | May 12, 2021
A sports editor’s daily quandary: Which games should we cover?
The Day Sports Editor Chuck Banning tells us how he and his staff decide which teams and games to cover, how the sports section is organized, and how we manage to report scores even if we’re not at games.
20 minutes | May 4, 2021
Biden goes big in his first 100 days
The Day's Editorial Page Editor Paul Choiniere analyzes President Joe Biden's strategy of focusing on domestic issues during his first 100 days in office and tells us how lawmakers might respond to the President's proposal to spend $6 trillion on jobs, families, and infrastructure.
25 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
State Senator Heather Somers now speaking about COVID-19 vaccine from experience
State Senator Heather Somers, chairman of the communication committee of Gov. Ned Lamont’s vaccine advisory group, talks about her own experience with the COVID-19 vaccine and continuing efforts to educate those who are hesitant to receive their shots.
23 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Return of the restaurant review
To celebrate the resumption of restaurant reviews in The Day, arts writer Rick Koster takes us behind the scenes of his reviews and explains what the heck he means when he refers to TVWWAU.
23 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
Uncasville roots help Mohegans thrive in the worldwide arena
Chief "Many Hearts" Lynn Malerba tells us how the Mohegan Tribal Nation approached "nation building" after the federal government recognized them as a sovereign nation in 1994 and describes the tribe's philosophy of caring for its youth, elders and the greater community.
13 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
Mashantucket Pequot Chairman on securing the future for seven generations
Rodney Butler, chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, spoke with us about the education, training and guidance from elders that helped the tribe achieve the milestone of naming its first member, Jason Guyot, as chief executive at Foxwoods Resort Casino.
17 minutes | Apr 2, 2021
UConn Basketball Special Edition: Women ready for the Final Four challenge
Reporter Vickie Fulkerson reports on the sights and tastes of San Antonio and what the Husky women can expect in their Final Four matchup against Arizona.
19 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
UConn Basketball Special Edition: UConn women up to the challenge
The Huskies knew their Elite Eight matchup with Baylor would be difficult, but they survived in dramatic fashion to reach the Final Four for the 13th straight season.
20 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
UConn Basketball Special Edition: UConn women look to book their spot in the Elite Eight
To make it into the Elite Eight, the Husky women must first get through Iowa in their Sweet Sixteen match-up on Saturday.
15 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
A shot at normalcy
Day reporter Erica Moser discusses her recent survey of area residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
22 minutes | Mar 23, 2021
UConn Basketball Special Edition: A mixed bag for Huskies
The journey continues for UConn women in San Antonio, but the UConn men hit a bump in the road in Indianapolis.
31 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
UConn Basketball Special Edition: Let the games begin
Veteran UConn beat writers Gavin Keefe and Vickie Fulkerson discuss how this NCAA basketball tournament will be like no other due to COVID restrictions.
16 minutes | Mar 16, 2021
A 'softer landing' for victims of domestic violence in Eastern Connecticut
Safe Futures Executive Director Katherine Verano reveals the site of the agency's future Family Justice Center and fills us in on the progress of her dream to provide a place where victims will receive wraparound services.
21 minutes | Mar 9, 2021
Saying the names of those we lost to COVID-19
In this week’s edition of The Storyline, Day staff members came together to remember special people from throughout the region who died during the coronavirus pandemic. See the full list of those who passed away due to COVID-19-related complications over the last year. And read all of our The Lost Year stories.
17 minutes | Mar 2, 2021
Ledge Light Health director urges patience as vaccine eligibility expands
Stephen Mansfield, director of health for the Ledge Light Health District, urged us to be patient as he updated us on the plan to get COVID-19 shots into the arms of the area's educators and older residents.
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