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Family and teachers remember teen killed: New London News

Welcome to New London. Here’s all the local news, events and community posts you need for Wednesday, February 2.

First, today’s weather forecast:

Cloudy. High: 43 Low: 35.

Here are the top stories in New London today:

  1. Family, teachers remember teenager killed in New London: The 18-year-old girl was shot and killed by her boyfriend. (WFSB)
  2. Property overview in the new London area: Are you looking for a house in the New London district? Check out our weekly real estate roundup. (New London patch)
  3. New London County Government: Black History Month Flag Raising Ceremony 2-1-2022 (Press Release Office)
  4. New London County Government: Downtown parking ban ended 1/31/22. Winter parking restrictions are in effect. (Press Release Office)
  5. London’s new schools are hiring for 67 jobs (New London patch)

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  • New London Naval Submarine Base: “ICYMI: Blizzard conditions hit southeast Connecticut this weekend. With help from sailors and civilians, SUBBASE weathered its first winter storm of 2022!” (Facebook)
  • US Coast Guard Academy: “This month’s #ArtifactoftheMonth is in honor of Captain Quentin Walsh of the United States Coast Guard. Recently, the United States Navy began construction of the USS Quentin Walsh, the first Navy ship to bear the name of a Coastie. Join 1/c Logan Tobias as he…” (Facebook)
  • Connecticut College: “Today we moved to Alert Level 1 – Green 🟢. This Alert Level indicates that we are operating under normal COVID conditions. #CamelsCare Learn more:” (Facebook)
  • RMMS-New London: “SNOW lots of fun at kindergarten recess! 💜❄️☃️” (Facebook)
  • United States Coast Guard Academy Athletics: US Coast Guard Academy men’s basketball Tyler Perez earned a pair of weekly honors leading the Bears to a perfect 2-0 conference week last week! #gocgabears” (Facebook)
  • New London Youth Affairs: “The heartbreaking event and loss of a young life in New London last week has left us all deeply shaken with grief. Dealing with the sadness has been heartbreaking for the staff of New London Youth Affairs, mourning the cherished parent…” (Facebook)
  • Top edge: “Please join us in welcoming Devon Butler to the Higher Edge Board of Directors!! A resident of New London, Devon brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge, including writing and reviewing grants and higher education. She voluntarily…” (Facebook)
  • US Coast Guard Leadership Development Center: “Good winds and good seas to SK3 Turner who has held a position here at the CG Leadership Development Center. Thank you for all your hard work and we hope to see you back in the fleet!” (Facebook)
  • Customs Maritime Museum: “So beautiful in the winter light. And the NL HarborCam just hit 2.7 million views!” (Facebook)
  • New London Youth Affairs: “This Wednesday, come join us, NLYA will have take-home activity kits, diapers, hats, gloves, socks and children’s books to take home!! Also fun activities promoting the fine motor development for you and your child to do.” (Facebook)
  • United States Coast Guard Academy Athletics: “Here is the new spectator policy in effect today #gocgabears” (Facebook)
  • US Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association: “Happy New Year of the Tiger from the US Coast Guard Veterans Association! Wishing you a year of health and prosperity!” (Facebook)
  • Coast Guard Academy Stock: “BEARS ON FILM: Just saw this great article featuring COAST GUARD ACADEMY MEN’S LACROSSE Player and Cadet 1/c Team Captain Logan Tobias (Midfield/Commack, NY/Commack) at the Coast Guard Academy Museum discussing of CAPT Quentin Walsh, CGA ’33 a…” (Facebook)
  • Connecticut College: “#ConnCollAlumni are out of this world! ☄️🔭 The National Academy of Sciences awarded Harvey Moseley ’72 the James Craig Watson Medal for his pioneering work in the design and development of technologies and instruments to advance the astronomy. The…” (Facebook)
  • Connecticut College Alumni: “In keeping with Black History Month’s national theme of Black health and well-being, the Connecticut College Alumni Committee of Color (CCAC) would like to invite you to an engaging conversation about healing and good -be common. V…” (Facebook)
  • New London Public Library, Connecticut: “Brainfuse JobNow is a great resource that can get you started with a great CV and a fantastic cover letter. They can also help you with interview techniques and much more! Visit” (Facebook)
  • Lyman Allyn Museum of Art: “It’s another #Tuesday of Transformation here at the Museum, this time in the Glassenberg Gallery! ✨ Our exhibitions department is hard at work installing Locations: Recent Works by Marian Bingham. Join us this Friday at 6 p.m. for a virtual opening…” (Facebook)
  • The Williams School: “Year of the Tiger!!! Chinese students from Williams International held a big assembly this morning to celebrate the Lunar New Year! They educated their peers from the No Hao cohort focusing on Chinese language and culture. Blues, jo…” (Facebook)
  • Customs Maritime Museum: “The New Yorker Documentary When a Cruise Ship Is as Big as Its Port With “View”, filmmaker Odveig Klyve offers a sensory look at the damaging effects of cruise tourism on a Norwegian port city. Film by Odveig Klyve Text by Rachel Riederer…” (Facebook)
  • Cultural Coalition – Culturesect: “The Cultural Coalition is pleased to announce the Art At The Airport program’s winter exhibition WHITE LIGHT, presented by Faith Satterfield, a locally and internationally trained illustrator and visual artist. The inaugural presentation of this…” (Facebook)
  • New London Public Library, Connecticut: “The Children’s Room is trying something new this month… ALL of our Take & Makes will be available for the WHOLE month of February! Stop by anytime to buy one, or all six! Keep an eye out for our social networks to know how -to videos for all…” (Facebook)
  • The Salvation Army – New London, Connecticut: “From Thomas D. Ferguson, America’s first female commander, to our own Captain LeNissa Rivera, the Newport Rhode Island Corps officer, The Salvation Army has always had diverse voices leading the way over the years. years. To read Capt…” (Facebook)
  • Spark Makerspace: “SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Learn to Screen Print at Spark! We’ll walk you through the process, and you’ll take home prints of your Learn to Screen Print at Spark! We’ll walk you through the process, and you’ll take …” (Facebook)
  • New London Public Library, Connecticut: “Join us for a presentation by Judith Margolin, Founder and Director of, exploring the ins and outs of grant seeking in the age of Covid-19, providing very specific advice on how to be successful at obtain funding for…” (Facebook)
  • Next door neighbour, Alewife Cove: “Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows of a mobile groomer who cuts dog nails in the area? – I tried it myself but his jumping makes me too nervous and I don’t want to hurt him, so I’d rather leave it to a professional. Please…” (The next door)
  • Next door neighbour, avenue Pequot: “Valentine’s Day Gnomes 😍 $6 with name/year included! – You can purchase by messaging me or going to my website! under children’s items!” (The next door)

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Chris Rhatigan

About me: Chris Rhatigan is a freelance writer and editor.