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2 teenagers accused of theft: police + COVID vaccine rate

Welcome back, New London. Here’s all the local news, events, and community messages you need for Thursday, December 9.

First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Sun mixing with clouds. High: 39 Low: 29.

Here are today’s best stories in New London:

  1. 2 teenagers accused of armed robbery in New London: Police: Monday afternoon’s incident resulted in the 62-year-old victim sustaining non-life threatening injuries. (New London patch)
  2. County of London’s new COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 73% of people fully vaccinated: Here are the COVID-19 numbers for the county. (Norwich Bulletin)
  3. 6 endangered sea turtles recover at Mystic Aquarium after rescue (The Broader Spectrum of New Milford)
  4. Ledge Light to Host Free COVID Vaccine Clinic on Friday, Appointment Required (
  5. Eastern Connecticut Ballet offers live and filmed “The Nutcracker” (
  6. New London dad writes his son-inspired children’s book about diversity and kindness (

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  • New London Naval Submarine Base: Sailors from the Naval Submarine School and SUBASE New London CMC Voland supported the City of Norwich and Region of Norwich Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony at Norwich Town Hall today, December 7 2021. The ceremony took place … “(Facebook)
  • US Coast Guard Academy: The # USCGA recently wished CAPT Esan Simon, Medical Director of the Academy, as he stepped down from his post here. Before leaving, Captain Simon spoke about his stories, both personal and professional … “(Facebook)
  • US Coast Guard Academy Swimming and Diving: “We all hope that ‘Brodolf the Red Nose Gainzdeer’ doesn’t eat too many Christmas cookies this holiday season.” (Facebook)
  • Coast Guard Academy Lacrosse: “BAARS ON THE ICE: I just saw another great article on the OFFICIAL Coast Guard sports website that talks about the hockey team and mentions the CTE GUARD ACADEMY MALE LACROSSE player Cadet 4 / c Kyle Jacobson (Midfield / Waterford, CT / Waterford): IC … ”(Facebook)
  • Mitchell College: “Mitchell College Players can’t wait to bring you… Vietnam 101: The War on Campus, this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in person on the Clarke Center stage – or via livestream for our away theater fans! Info and advance tickets at m … “(Facebook)
  • New London Naval Submarine Base: “CSS3 Andrew Fernandez assigned to PCU Hyman G. rickover (SSN 795) teamed up with executive chef Michael Ponzio of the Union League Club of Chicago to prepare a special meal for the firefighters at Chicago Fire Dept. Engine Co. 1 during a visit. ” (Facebook)
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  • ISAAC – Interdistrict School of Arts and Communication: “Our 6th grade music students worked hard on homemade instruments … and they really play !!! Great job Dragons!” (Facebook)
  • New London Naval Submarine Base: “Looking for a COVID-19 booster vaccine? For eligible clients, appointments can be easily made at the SUBASE – NMRTU GROTON clinic. Log in through the DHA scheduling portal or call the immunization clinic on 860 -694-4811. “(Facebook)
  • Top edge: “” A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure despite overwhelming obstacles. “- Christopher Reeve couldn’t be prouder of our superheroes for hitting Submit !! #HigherEdge #morethancollegeplanning # …” (Facebook)
  • New London Public Library, CT: “Check out the Book Nook to enjoy a bundle of books!” Perfect for gifts and Christmas stockings! “(Facebook)
  • New London Public Schools: “Come join us for a delicious meal on December 15, 2021! We can’t wait to see you !! #NLPS #United inExcellence #Community Meals” (Facebook)
  • FEES New London: “Throughout our FRESH Youth Program, students discover many different ways to be independent with the foods we grow. Vegetable Dye was a workshop to show young people how to create color with plants. We have collected materials from our own ga … “(Facebook)
  • Mitchell College: “Let’s pack our bags tonight, December 8th at 7:30 pm (responsibly, masked and socially distanced, of course!) To cheer on our men’s basketball team against the Coast Guard Academy! #GoMariners #GameDay #YarnallAthleticCenter https: //www.le … “(Facebook)
  • Mitchell College: “Only 3 days until the Mitchell College Players present our fall play… Vietnam 101: The War on Campus!” . … “(Facebook)
  • ISAAC – Interdistrict School of Arts and Communication: “Our students learn to make their own instruments in music in general, to create music mash-ups in Music Tech and to create a painting in art … such a creative team :-)” (Facebook)
  • Mitchell College: Looking for a course to develop and enhance your critical analysis and technology skills? Mitchell College’s January MiniMester courses are open to the public, and our ‘Information Tech Literacy’ course with instructor Sharon Sisitzky is b … “(Facebook)
  • Cultural Coalition – Culturesect: “Big ‘Culture Connects’ Stonington event tonight at Restaurant Rio Salado with the City of Stonington, CT, Stonington 1649 / Economic Development Commission and members of the creative community. Continue to explore the formation of a …” (Facebook)
  • ISAAC – Interdistrict School of Arts and Communication: “When our dragons aren’t creating art, they are working hard on their studies! It makes math seem so easy … ”(Facebook)
  • CB Jennings Primary School: “Come join us for a delicious meal on December 15, 2021! We can’t wait to see you !! #NLPS #United inExcellence #Community Meals” (Facebook)
  • Connecticut College Athletics: “Conn College Senior Squash Lili Vazquez has been named NESCAC Performer of the Week! Vazquez recorded a 2-0 record without losing a set from the No.4 position to help the Chamels secure victories over Vassar and Haverford last weekend. … ”(Facebook)
  • Lyman Allyn Art Museum: “We are thrilled to present our brand new monthly program, Collections Open Days! Once a month, visitors will be able to see Museum staff at work behind the scenes. Collections staff will engage with visitors while working on research projects … ”(Facebook)
  • Maritime Museum of Customs: “Support the Custom House Maritime Museum. It’s easy – just visit our SHOP! We are open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday to Sunday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CustomHouseMUSEUMSHOP “(Facebook)
  • New London Public Library, CT: “Here are 3 Spanish fiction books ready for adoption as part of our Adopt a Book fundraiser. Give the gift of reading and support your local library. Visit for a complete list of books available for adoption. “(Facebook)
  • Connecticut College Student Engagement Office: “Student Engagement is organizing a DIY Winter Village event tomorrow evening at 8 p.m. at Cro’s Nest! Get into the holiday spirit by creating your own winter village with us! Hope to see you there ” (Facebook)
  • New London Public Library, CT: “Sign up for our next Cook-Along with Snap4CT on December 15th and receive a free ingredient kit to use during our session! Ingredients will be available to pick up during library hours on the day of the session. .. “(Facebook)

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