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Daily Five: Whalers & Lancers, Wine Tasting, Robert Forsythe

Five things to know for January 11

1. Partly cloudy in the morning with a chance of intermittent showers later in the day. Sunrise is 7:14 a.m., sunset is 4:40 p.m. The temperature reaches 42 degrees before dropping to 38 degrees overnight.

2. The annual student art show featuring works by New London and Waterford high school students opens tonight at Hygienic Art. The reception for the Whalers and Lancers exhibit runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and the show will run through Jan. 20.

3. Thames River Wine & Spirits does a free wine and cheese tasting on Fridays. Swing by between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to see what they’re offering.

4. Do you own a business in town? Find it on our directory and click “Claim It” to get more access for updated hours, locations, and other information.

5. The first U.S. Marshal to die in the line of duty was killed on this day in 1794. Robert Forsythe was shot and killed while trying to serve papers on Beverly Allen in Augusta, Ga.

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