Coordinator: Marilyn Mackay                                                         May 2015



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North Stonington Village
Incorporated May 1807
Bicentennial May 11, 2007

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NE​WS
05/21/15       TheDay:  NS names project manager for emergency services bldg.  project
05/20/15      TheSun:  Local towns critical of proposed changes to tribal recognition laws
05/17/15       TheSun:  NS housing committee co-sponsors homebuyer session            
05/15/15       TheDay:  HEWITT FARM DAM PROJECT COMPLETE, Wall to Come Later
05/15/15       TheDay:  4 ARRESTED AT HOTEL IN NORTH STONINGTON
05/15/15       TheDay:  With SelectmenVote, NS Annual Town Meeting Set For May 26
05/13/15       TheDay:  Proposed NS budget calls for a 0.25 mill rate increase
05/13/15       TheSun:  Joseph Silvia Obituary
05/12/15       TheSun:  Budget would increase mill rate to 26.10
05/10/15       ThePress:  Hewitt dam, bridge work nearly done​
05/08/15      TheSun:   North Stonington budget set for public hearing
05/08/15      GlobeNewswire:  Washington Trust Provides Commercial Financing &                                                                         Banking Services to A/Z Corporation in NS
ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
Link to Wheeler Library Events: http://www.wheelerlibrary.org/
Link to Local Movie Theaters:  http://www.fandango.com/06359_movietimes?srce=1
Link to NS Recreation Commission Events Newsletter:
       http://www.northstoningtonct.gov/Pages/NStoningtonCT_BC/Rec/newsletters/RecNewsletter.pdf 
May 2015, Wheeler Library Weekly Events Schedule
May-June 2015 Spirit Moves Schedule, Yoga & Pilates
May 2015, Hunter Safety Courses
Saturday, May 23, 8:30A, "Runners & Walkers in Support of Education" NSEF, Grange
Monday, May 25, 10A, 49th Lion's Memorial Day Parade, NS Village
Saturday, May 30, 8A-2P, Town-Wide Tag Sale, Wheeler Library
Sunday, May 31, 8:30A-1P, Spa Day for You & Your Equine Companion, Horses Healing
Tuesday, June 2, 6AM-8PM, NS Town Budget Referendum, Town Hall (GOVERNMENT) 
Saturday, June 6, 10A, CT Trails Day Walk, Avalonia, 282 Grindstone Hill Rd., Tefftweald @ Birchenturn Pres
Saturday, June 6, Noon, CT Trails Day Walk, Conservation Comm., Stewart Hill Preserve 
Sunday, June 7, 1P, Bicentennial Trail Walk, Hewitt Farm-Ryder Road Entrance
Tuesday, June 9, 7P, Hewitt Farm Community Garden Assoc. Meeting, Elementary School Library 
Wednesday, June 10, 9:00-10:30 AM, SCORE/Essex Savings Host Free Workshop, “The Succinct Business 
                                                                                              Plan” (BUSINESSES)
Saturday, June 13, 9-11 AM, Rabies Clinic, NS Town Hall, $15/animal
Thursday-Sunday, July 9-12, NS Ag Fair
Saturday, September 26, Time TBA, NS Harvest Festival, Hewitt Farm 

FREE CLASSIFIEDS
Sugar It Up, Special Order Bakery
Home for Sale on St. John, USVI
Horses Healing Humans needs Volunteers
Go Green with SolarCity
Becky Simmons, Wellness Advocate
Triumph 3A For Sale
Press-On Sandwich Crafters
Madeline's Crewcuts & Curls 
Goodies serving breakfast Monday-Thursday, 6 AM-3 PM
Looking for a one or two horse trailer..... 
Thursdays, 10-11 AM, Gentle Chair Yoga, NS Senior Center, Holly Green
Memorial Day to Labor Day: Stand-Up Paddle Boarding 
CTACSC Seeking NS Representative
Buon Appetito
Robin Lockwood Hall, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Uplands Energy Solutions
REBEKAH LITTLE, Avon Independent Sales Representative
Embroidered Chairs
Stella Elbaum, Realtor
Let Goodies Be Your Host for your Next Birthday Party
The Wired Bean Cafe is Open
Mainly Stone Masonry LLC
Go with Green Energy
Welcome to Weil Farms located in NS
Horses Healing Humans Has Moved
Free Charter Oak Pass for CT Residents over 65
Have you ever considered adding to your family through the joys of adoption? 
WWII Miscellaneous Items for sale
Pollywogs Child Development
4th Wednesday of each month, Lion's Club, September-June, Buon Appetito

BLOG

ICONS
The Spring 2015 issue of the NS Quarterly is now available.​

OUR NEIGHBORS
NS couple celebrates 70 years of marriage, 80 of friendship

PLAN OF CONSERVATION & DEVELOPMENT (POCD)
To View the approved Plan of Conservation & Recreation, 
go to: http://www.northstoningtonct.gov/Pages/NStoningtonCT_BC/POCD/docs/2013_PCRL_FINAL.pdf

VIEWS
03/26/15 TheDay: More Casino Jobs Not an Economic Option

EDUCATION
2014/2015 Wheeler HS/Middle School Honor Roll, 2nd Quarter

LOST & FOUND

ELECTIONS - Download Voter Registration & Absentee Ballot Forms
Links for Registering to Vote and Absentee Ballot Requests
November 4, 2014 Election Results

EMPLOYMENT
Patch Employment Listings:  http://stonington.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/stonington-job-openings-
        on-craigslist
TV Production Company looking for DIY-ers comfortable on camera

ENVIRONMENT 
Blue Trail Online:  http://www.ctwoodlands.org/bluetrailsmap
Start with the Old Green and Add the New 
Stewardship of NS's Trail System
Kudos to NS Conservation Comm. members for new Walking Trails at Billings Lake
A Practical "Hands-On" Learning Experience - The Forest Stewardship Short Course

HEALTH 

GOVERNMENT
Links to Official Town Websites: http://www.NORTHstoningtonct.gov/Pages/index 
Link to Absentee Ballot, Voter Registration & other Forms & Info:  
           http://www.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3&q=4158

LIBRARY & SCHOOLS
Link to NS Public School System: http://www.northstonington.k12.ct.us/
Link to Wheeler Library: www.wheelerlibrary.org/

HEWITT FARM
ORGANIZATIONS
Link to NSDTC: http://www.nsdtc.info
Link to NSRTC: http://northstoningtonrepublicans.com/
Link to Avalonia Land Conservancy: http://www.avalonialandconservancy.org/
Link to NS Grange: http://ctstategrange.com/subgrangepage.asp?GrangeID=225
Link to NS Historical Society: http://nostonhistoricalsociety.homestead.com/
Link to NS Garden Club: http://nsgardenclub.org/
Link to NS Land Alliance: http://nslandalliance.org/
Link to NS Parent-Teachers Org: http://www.northstonington.k12.ct.us/hs/parent /pto.html
Link to NS Senior Center: 
            http://www.northstoningtonct.gov/Pages/NStoningtonCT_Dept/SR/newsletter
Link to Little League: http://www.eteamz.com/NStoningtonLL/
Link to NS Lion's Club:  http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/north_stonington/ 
Lion's Club meets at Buon Appetito, September to June, 4th Wednesday each month
Link to:  http://www.cathysrottie.petfinder.com
Grant Presented by ChelseaGroton Bank to Hewitt Farm's Community Gardens for Shed & Toilet
Grant Presented by John & Marti Bradshaw
2015 Plot Registration Beginning  February 2, 2015 

BUSINESS
Link to New: NS Business Association - www.ns-business.org 
Link to the Greater Mystic Chamber: http://www.mysticchamber.org/
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On “The Succinct Business Plan” 

AGRICULTURE
2 Competitive Farm Grants Available
Link To CT Dept. Of Agriculture: http://www.ct.gov/doag/site/default.asp
Current 2015 CT Agricultural Newsletter
Public Act 490 - The Basics

PUBLIC SAFETY
08/16/14   NYTimes: The Disappearing Volunteer Firefighter 
February, March, April 2015 Updates 

AFFORDABLE HOUSING
WHAT IS AFFORDABLE HOUSING?  Watch HOPE-CT video
Housing Rehab Grants Available
NSAHC 2010 Brochure
NSAHAC 2008 Report

CHIKUMBUSO 
10th Anniversary Celebration Events:  April 25

TOWN MAP
Link to North Stonington's Official Town Maps (including GIS):
  http://www.northstoningtonct.gov/Pages/NStoningtonCT_Dept/IT/MapLibrary/HandoutMap.pdf 

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF SECT
Affordable Housing Video
Check it out

WEATHER  http://www.weather.com/weather/narrative/North+Stonington+CT+06359

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