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Rememberance * Resiliance * Resolve

Next Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, The Day will publish a special section on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Our coverage Sunday and this week will address how we’ve changed as a nation since then.


Voices of 9/11

The Day asked people in the New London area to share their thoughts and memories on the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

Marking the tenth anniversary of 9/11

On patrol post-9/11

Voices of 9/11

Connecticut 9/11 Memorial Service

Inside security training at Millstone


Across the years, Obama's 9/11 message varies

 September 11, 2014; Updated: 9:29 am

Five times, President Barack Obama has come before the American people to reckon with the legacy of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the anniversary of that awful day. Each time, he has tailored his message to the moment, at different points stressing...


Premium Content SubVets Groton Base will conduct 9/11 service

 September 5, 2014; Updated: 5:02 pm

SubVets Groton Base will conduct a 9/11 service Thursday at the World War II submarine memorial on Bridge Street.


Tissues, counselors help ease pain at 9/11 museum

 May 21, 2014; Updated: 9:49 am

There are prominent videos of the twin towers collapsing and photos of people falling from them. Portraits of nearly 3,000 victims and voice mail messages from people in hijacked planes.


More than 100 arrested in disability scam in NYC

 January 7, 2014; Updated: 7:33 pm

More than 100 were arrested, including 72 city police officers, eight firefighters, five corrections officers and one Nassau County Police Department officer.


Premium Content Local fire, police departments honor 9/11 lives lost in line of duty

 September 11, 2013; Updated: 7:28 pm

Members of area fire departments and police departments gathered for a ceremony to honor lives lost in the line of duty on Sept. 11, 2001. At the ceremony, held at the Mystic Fire Department B.F. Hoxie Station, each member read a list of names of...


Malloy remembers 9/11 at Middletown ceremony

 September 11, 2013; Updated: 5:37 pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks Wednesday by speaking at Middletown's annual remembrance ceremony.


VIDEO: Obama pays tribute to victims of Sept. 11 attacks

 September 11, 2013; Updated: 1:09 pm

For President Barack Obama, the prospect of more U.S. military action in the Middle East hung over his observance Wednesday of the Sept. 11 attacks that occurred a dozen years ago.


VIDEO: U.S. flag-covered spire hoisted to World Trade Center roof

 May 2, 2013; Updated: 7:01 pm

Adorned with an American flag that flapped in the breeze, the last pieces of a silver spire were hoisted to the top of the World Trade Center on Thursday as construction workers cheered its ascent.


One World Trade Center rises above clouds

 March 12, 2013; Updated: 8:19 pm

One World Trade Center emerges from the clouds in the night sky in a photo made from a passing airplane Monday.


Readers’ Memories

When The Day asked readers to share their memories of Sept. 11, 2001, people from throughout the region took the time to write of their experiences. A few even thanked us for asking, explaining that they’d meant to write about the day, but had never gotten around to it.

We could publish only excerpts of a few responses in our special section, published Sept. 11, 2011. Here are all contributors' full responses.

Thanks to all for taking part in this community project.

Connecticut's Fallen

Connecticut's Fallen

The Day interviewed dozens of family members, some of them on video, to produce this Special Report that tells the stories of the men and women with ties to Connecticut who have died in Afghanistan and Iraq.


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