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Stonington celebrates 68th Blessing of the Fleet

The Rev. Dennis Perkins, pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church in Pawcatuck, showers a boat with holy water during the 68th annual Blessing of the Fleet at the Stonington Town Dock on Sunday, July 25, 2021. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Fishermen and residents gathered in the rain Sunday to remember the 41 Town Dock fishermen lost at sea and to pray for the success and safety of current fleet members.

Record-setting East Lyme menhaden fishery has disappeared

The Luce Bros. menhaden processing plant once stood where the Rocky Neck State Park pavilion is now located.

Fauci: U.S. is headed in 'wrong direction' as virus cases spike among unvaccinated

Top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to accusations by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., as he testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Cases of COVID-19 have tripled over the past three weeks, and hospitalizations and deaths are rising among unvaccinated people. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)

As the number of coronavirus infections continues to rise among unvaccinated Americans, Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious-disease expert, said Sunday that the United States is in an "unnecessary predicament" at this point of the pandemic.


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