Coordinator: Marilyn Mackay                                                           August 2014


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North Stonington Village
Incorporated May 1807
Bicentennial May 11, 2007

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NEWS
​​​08/30/14          TheSun:  Wilfred Robert Jr. Obituary 
08/28/14          TheSun:  Adele Erisman Obituary  
08/27/14          TheDay:  AVALONIA ACQUIRES BABCOCK RIDGE NATURE PRESERVE
08/26/14          TheDay:  Foxwoods opens new concourse of shops Friday (29)
08/25/14          TheSun:  NS gets $400K for housing rehab
08/25/14          L&M Hospital:  Arthritis Course offered in September (HEALTH)
08/24/14          TheSun:  Nero is confident when it comes to technology in his district (ED)
08/24/14          TheSun:  Hewitt Farm community garden off to a good start in NS
08/23/14          TheSun:  Wide spread seen in bids for Hewitt dam repairs
08/23/14          TheDay:  North Stonington, farmer reach compromise
08/21/14           TheSun:  Marie J. Jarvis Obituary
08/20/14          TheSun:  Christina M. Gray Obituary
08/20/14          TheDay:  NS selectmen seek update on plans for new fire station
08/19/14           TheSun:  Eight To The Bar to perform for Sails Up
08/18/14           TheDay: Horace Knight Obituary           
08/18/14           TheDay: Making serious point about parody letter  (VIEWS)          
08/17/14           TheSun:  Coit a link to Stonington battle parade’s past
08/16/14           NYTimes:  The Disappearing Volunteer Firefighter (PUBLIC SAFETY)

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 - Fall 2014
Thirty-One August Specials
Summer Hunter Safety Courses
August 2014, Wheeler Library Weekly Events Schedule
Memorial Day to Labor Day:  Stand-Up Paddle Boarding 
Help End Hunger One Can at a Time....
Pollywogs Back-to-School - Set up a Tour 
Saturday, September 6, 6-9 PM, Horses Healing Humans, Food to Table Fundraiser + Classical Music
Friday, September 12, 8 PM, "The Sinking of 853", The Grange
Saturday, September 20, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Lebanon Town Green, Lebanon, CT (AGRICULTURE)
Friday, September 26, 8 PM, Police Dog Training, The Grange
Saturday, September 27, 9-11:30 AM, Lower Trail, Fowler Grindstone Preserve
​Wednesday, October 16, H.U.S.H., Voluntown Peace Trust, Sound Healing
Tuesday, November 4, Election Day
Friday, November 14, 8 PM, You Bugged? Invasive Insects, The Grange

FREE CLASSIFIEDS
Thirty-One, Kim Signor
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
Sugar It Up, Special Order Bakery
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
Monday, 8/18/14, 7:30-8:30 PM, Meeting @ NS Senior Center 
Summer 2014 - The North Stonington Quarterly

OUR NEIGHBORS
Chikumbuso - Conflicting Summer

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
08/18/14 TheDay: Making serious point about parody letter

EDUCATION
08/17/14 TheSun:  Wheeler Middle/H.S. Principal Welcome Back Letter
08/17/14 TheSun:  Elementary Principal Welcome Back Letter

LOST & FOUND

ELECTIONS - Download Voter Registration & Absentee Ballot Forms
Tuesday, November 4, General Elections
Links for Registering to Vote and Absentee Ballot Requests

EMPLOYMENT
Patch Employment Listings:  http://stonington.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/stonington-job-openings-
        on-craigslist
There are two job openings at seCTer
UN Division for Sustainable Development (UNDSD)

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
08/25/14 L&M Hospital: Arthritis Course offered in September
Diabetes Ed Program & Support @ L&M Hospital
L&M Hospital:  Strong Women Classes

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

BUSINESS
Link to New: NS Business Association - www.ns-business.org 
Link to the Greater Mystic Chamber: http://www.mysticchamber.org/

AGRICULTURE
Link To CT Dept. Of Agriculture: http://www.ct.gov/doag/site/default.asp
August 27, 2014 CT Agricultural Newsletter
Public Act 490 - The Basics

PUBLIC SAFETY
08/16/14   NYTimes: The Disappearing Volunteer Firefighter 
June/July 2014 Updates 

AFFORDABLE HOUSING
NSAHC 2010 Brochure
NSAHAC 2008 Report

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

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

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