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Wednesday's Winter Storm

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Peter Paine, 13, a student from Princeton (NJ) Day School gives the harpoon a heave with the instructions "Dart your iron" from his classmates as they learn the nuances of throwing a whale harpoon from Hallie Payne, director of community sailing and overnight programs at Mystic Seaport Wednesday morning Feb. 10, 2010.

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Rick Sylvestre shovels the sidewalk along Rt. 27 along the Old Mystic Mill building in Stonington Wed. Feb. 10, 2010.

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C.J. Turrisi, right, and David Carabine, crewmen aboard the fishing vessel Neptune unload the boat's catch at town dock in Stonington as the snow falls around them Wed. morning Feb. 10, 2010.

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David Carabine, a crewman aboard the fishing vessel Neptune, checks the sky as he helps unload the boat's catch at town dock in Stonington as the snow falls around them Wed. morning Feb. 10, 2010.

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Traffic backs up behind two snow plows on route 95 North in East Lyme as a Nor'Easter bears down on Connecticut Wednesday Feb. 10, 2010.

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A pedestrian angles his umbrella against the snow and wind as he walks up North Main Street in Old Saybrook as a Nor'Easter bears down on Connecticut Wednesday Feb. 10, 2010.

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Betsey Copp of Lyme braces against the wind and snow as she crosses North Main Street in Old Saybrook as a Nor'Easter bears down on Connecticut Wednesday Feb. 10, 2010.

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Cross Sound Ferry employees close the gate behind the John H. at the ferry terminal in New London as a Nor'Easter bears down on Connecticut Wednesday Feb. 10, 2010.

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Jack Amaral, 11, a student from Princeton (NJ) Day School gives the harpoon a heave with the instructions "Dart your iron" from his classmates as they learn the nuances of throwing a whale harpoon from Hallie Payne, at right, director of community sailing and overnight programs at Mystic Seaport Wednesday morning, Feb. 10, 2010.

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Students from Princeton (NJ) Day School, from left, Samuel Noden, Jack Sheridan, Charlie Brahaney, Peter Paine, Matt Giannutti, Amir Melvin, Zach Lipkin, Jack Amaral and their teacher Hank Bristol learn the nuances of throwing a whale harpoon from Hallie Payne, director of community sailing and overnight programs at Mystic Seaport Wednesday morning, Feb. 10, 2010. The students stayed overnight at the seaport as part of the "Ship to Shore" overnight program.

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Snow covered Smith Neck Road in Old Lyme Wednesday, February 10, 2010.

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Beach houses look over a snow covered Soundview Beach in Old Lyme Wednesday, February 10, 2010.

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Dara Engelgau, left, and Rebecca Berthiaume, both of Mystic, talk at the Captain Daniel Packer Inne during the snowstorm on Wed. Feb. 10, 2010 in Mystic. The two have a tradition of enjoying a drink or meal at the Daniel Packer Inne during heavy snowstorms.

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Traffic negotiates interstate 395 in Lisbon Wed. Feb. 10, 2010.

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Lauren Kapell of Mystic and her black lab, Martha, take their routine walk for exercise across the bridge in Mystic during the snowstorm on Wed. Feb. 10, 2010.

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Snow is removed from West Main St. in Mystic on Wed. Feb. 10, 2010.

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Craig Relaz carries his son Dylan, 5, back up the hill on the first hole at the Norwich Municipal Golf Course Wed. Feb. 10, 2010.

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Dave Doyle, right, with his son Connor, 3, crash through a pile of snow as Justin Relaz, 8, races them down the hill on the first hole at the Norwich Municipal Golf Course Wed. Feb. 10, 2010.