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Winter Coat Drive + Blood Donations: New London News

Welcome back, New London. Here’s all the local news, events, and community messages you need for Wednesday, December 22.

First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Become more windy; follow the rain. High: 42 Low: 27.

Here are today’s best stories in New London:

  1. Winter Coat Drive is held in New London: Donations of new and slightly used coats will be accepted. (New London patch)
  2. Chance of winning Super Bowl tickets by donating blood near New London: Red Cross: There is a Red Cross blood drive near you. (New London patch)
  3. Local rally: Serenity Lancaster and Nalyce Dudley lead New London after Fitch (
  4. New Rotary London pledges to help families left homeless by fire (

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  • US Coast Guard Academy: “Please join us in wishing Commander Rudy Roberts (Retired), a 1950 # USCGA alumnus, a very happy and healthy 94th birthday! 🎉🎈 Roberts was in the First Class to Sail aboard the Eagle as a cadet before serving more than 20 years in the United States. “(Facebook)
  • College of Connecticut: “We end the semester with love, gratitude and good wishes for 2022. From President Katherine Bergeron. 🐪💙” (Facebook)
  • Connecticut College Athletics: “That magical moment. Look back at the game that made the Conn College men’s national soccer champions!” (Facebook)
  • Coast Guard Academy Lacrosse: “” OLD BALL COACH “OBSERVATION: Just saw this awesome photo featuring COAST GUARD ACADEMY LACROSSE Men’s” Old Bear “program and former CAPT head coach Brian Krautler, CGA ’98 (Defense / Annapolis , MD / Broadneck) with his wife Andrea at Pacific Area Qu … “(Facebook)
  • New London Police Union: “We would like to express our gratitude to the New London Rotary Foundation for their generous donation and support to the New London Police / Fire Union Toy Drive. We thank you.” (Facebook)
  • Top edge: “We continue to be very grateful for the support that the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut brings to our organization. It goes well beyond monetary support. It encompasses a shared vision, open communication, healthy working relationships. .. “(Facebook)
  • Lyman Allyn Art Museum: “Happy #WinterSolstice! ❄️. Hiroshige, Evening Snow Scene, ca. 1840’s, woodcut. Gift of Dr. Jerome B. Tichner, 1975.244.B.” (Facebook)
  • Coast Guard Academy Lacrosse: “SIXTY DAYS TO BEARS GAME ONE: If my math is correct, it looks like we’re sixty days away from the season opening of the COAST GUARD ACADEMY MEN’S LACROSSE program at RPI on Saturday February 19 in Troy, NY. I can’t not wait! Still suffering over the content … “(Facebook)
  • On stage at Connecticut College: “We are preparing our vacation and moving to … the Palmer Auditorium! We will be closed for winter break on Wednesday, December 22 and reopen in our new digs (after some unpacking) on ​​Wednesday, January 12. Until then, all of us in the Ar … “(Facebook)
  • Call the man of the house: “Home buyers: get ready to act this winter” (Facebook)
  • New London Public Library, CT: “Jamie Passaro, owner of Dear Person Obituaries and a member of the Society of Professional Obituary Writers, joins us for a writing class with a focus on Personal Legacy. Learn how to prepare a thoughtful and well-written obituary in this inte. . “(Facebook)
  • Connecticut College, Hale Center for Career Development: “The importance of targeting and focusing your job search strategies …” (Facebook)
  • The Salvation Army – New London, Connecticut: “Our Salvation Army kettle forecast is sunny, but it can be so much brighter! Help ensure #HopeMarchesOn for those in need by donating today: https: // … Learn more about our Kettle forecast: https: // easte … “(Facebook)
  • Rotary Club of New London: “Club treasurer Alan Lyon recently presented a donation of $ 600 from the club to representatives of the police and firefighters unions to help eight city residents who have been displaced by a fire. Alan is shown here with policeman Nicholas Munsch, left … “(Facebook)
  • Call the man of the house: “Housing market forecast 2022” (Facebook)
  • Connecticut College, Hale Center for Career Development: “The Career Fellow application is available, the link is in the bio! “(Facebook)

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Chris rhatigan

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