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Woman killed in VA accident + Best Christmas lights: News from London

Welcome back, New London. Here’s all the local news, events and community messages you need for Thursday, December 2nd.

First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Rain easing. High: 57 Low: 38.

Here are today’s best stories in New London:

  1. New London woman killed in back-flow crash in Virginia: A New London woman has died and a man has been seriously injured following a shipwreck on I-95 in Virginia, according to reports. (New London patch)
  2. The best holiday lights in America can be in New London: Enter: Patch is on the hunt for the best Christmas lights in America, and we have a hunch they might be here in New London. (New London patch)
  3. The eighth annual Hop Hop for the Homeless tour arrives in New London on Saturday (
  4. L + M Hospital will organize a public forum on December 8 via Zoom (
  5. Connecticut Young Democrats spread to New London County (

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  • New London Naval Submarine Base: “The NR-1 submarine control room has been digitally recreated as a virtual exhibit. See below for details. Https://” (Facebook)
  • New London Naval Submarine Base: “Dealey Center Plaza will host SUBASE New London’s annual Winter Wonderland on Friday December 3 at 5:00 pm. Come and have fun during the party! ”(Facebook)
  • Coast Guard Academy Lacrosse: “THE BEARS GETTING READY: I just got this awesome photo (okay – it might need some tune-up) with the ACADEMY SIDE GUARD MEN’S CROSSE players Cadet 1 / c Logan Tobias ( Midfield / Commack, NY / Commack); Cadet 4 / c Mason LaForte (Attack / Waterford, CT / W … “(Facebook)
  • The Salvation Army – New London, Connecticut: “A group of kids from the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club decorating the Christmas tree.” (Facebook)
  • Congregation Beth El, New London, CT: “See what you missed at our Hannukah celebration tonight! More photos to come ! “(Facebook)
  • Connecticut College Alumni: Connecticut College is honored to welcome Rodmon King as the new Dean of Institutional Equity and Inclusion. King will be responsible for promoting full participation as a strategic priority and will implement the next phase of the Colle. .. “(Facebook)
  • New London Naval Submarine Base: “Don’t go bankrupt this holiday season! Join the SUBASE Fleet and Family Support Center on Tuesday, December 7 at 12:00 PM. See below for details.” (Facebook)
  • The Salvation Army – New London, Connecticut: “Thank you to the military behind the military who devoted their time packing boxes of food and delivering meals to the elderly for Thanksgiving. Without you, we couldn’t do what we do! A special thank you to our donors, whose support is invaluable t … “(Facebook)
  • New London Public Library, CT: “Enter our Holiday Gingerbread House contest for a chance to win a $ 25 gift certificate to the Fiddle Heads Food Co-operative. Sign up for a homemade gingerbread kit or create your own ! Kits include: graham crackers, pastry cooks sug … “(Facebook)
  • New London Public Library, CT: “Stop by Snowflake Central in the children’s room!” Throughout the month of December we will be having a Snowflake Station for you to make and bring home with snowflakes, or leave them at the library to help us create a wonderland of the world. ‘winter ! “(Facebook)
  • New London Football Club: “Swag Store is open. Don’t miss. Closing on 12/10. Https://” (Facebook)
  • Connecticut College Alumni: “GivingTuesday is drawing to a close, but there is still time to participate in this World Giving Day. Link in the bio to learn more and give back to #camelcommunity # givingtuesday2021” (Facebook)
  • Maritime Museum of Customs: “Register tonight! Wednesday, December 1, 6:30 p.m. CUSTOM HOUSE SOIREES Cool off with smooth jazz at our Custom House Soiree, when songstylist Lisa Marien performs with Bill ‘Fox’ Mills on guitar. Sit back and enjoy a mini-concert at … “(Facebook)
  • New London Public Library, CT: “There are still a few spots left for making tomorrow’s adult ornaments! We will have supplies available to make Santa’s oyster shells, sheet music Christmas trees and mini yarn hat ornaments. registration is required, please visit: … “(Facebook)
  • New London Public Library, CT: “Help us continue to provide reading by sponsoring a book through our Adopt a Book fundraiser.” Visit for a complete list of books available for adoption. “(Facebook)
  • New London Public Library, CT: “Representatives from Access Health CT will be available in our lobby from 3 pm to 6 pm tomorrow, December 2nd. Stop and ask questions about the Connecticut health insurance market, compare healthcare plans and find out if you qualify for … ”(Facebook)
  • Call the man of the house: “Beautiful home at 55 Cole St, New London, CT 06320 for sale. Call me for more information (860) 739-0888. Click here for more details: -LONDON / home -details / 55-COLE-ST-NEW-LONDON-CT-06320/18161563921780159491 / M00000127 / 170 … “(Facebook)
  • Cultural Coalition – Culturesect: “” ArtPlace has now moved to demonstrate the influence of arts and culture in all areas of community development – not only economic development, but also housing, transportation, education, environment, health, public safety, etc. This B … “(Facebook)
  • Call the man of the house: “Home is where the heart is more than ever this year” (Facebook)
  • Cultural Coalition – Culturesect: “Public art is on the rise in eastern CT! Another installation, this time in Groton by artist Bruce McDermott.” (Facebook)
  • Connecticut College Alumni: “𝐃𝐨 𝐧𝐞𝐰𝐬 𝐨𝐫 𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐭𝐨𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬? Write to us about your recent trips, alumni you’ve seen recently, a wedding, a new addition to the family or a change of job. We love … “(Facebook)

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