Coordinator: Marilyn Mackay                                                          January 2015



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Incorporated May 1807
Bicentennial May 11, 2007

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The Perfect Holiday Gift
Conservation Commission's 2015 Calendar








North Stonington's own 2015 Community Calendar is here. Ready for holiday giving to friends & family moved away & to hang on your wall for appointment reminders, school events & important activities in town throughout the year.  This 2nd annual calendar hosts pictures of churches, barns and scenes around our beautiful town. They're available for $10 at the Library, Town Hall, & Goodies Restaurant.
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NE​WS
12/20/14       TheSun:  Hewitt Farm gardening group receives grant from trust 
12/18/14        TheSun:  REWARDING FIRE SAFETY
12/18/14        MysticRiverPress:  Town applies for roadway construction funds
12/17/14        TheSun:   Police get NS woman in wreath snatching
12/16/14        TheDay:  Plans for Fire Station
12/16/14        TheDay:  NS Affordable Housing (VIEWS)
12/14/14        TheSun:  NS budget process to encourage public participation
12/14/14        TheSun:  Manuel Lebovitz Obituary
12/13/14        TheDay:  John Paul Zappe Obituary
12/12/14        TheSun:  Shed fire knocked down by nine departments, 19 Voluntown Rd. 
12/10/14        TheDay:  Affordable housing vs. rustic charm (VIEWS)
12/07/14        TheDay:  New development causes concerns 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 - Fall 2014
December  Hunter Safety Courses
December 2014, Wheeler Library Weekly Events Schedule
Help End Hunger One Can at a Time....
SPIRIT MOVES Winter Class Schedule
Wednesday, December 24, 7 PM, First Baptist Church Christmas Eve Service

FREE CLASSIFIEDS
Becky Simmons, Wellness Advocate
Accepting all old & new pumpkins at 307 Wyassup Road
Cell Phone for Soldiers
Free Wood for Outside Furnace
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
Community Conversations Photos
Fall 2014 - The North Stonington Quarterly

OUR NEIGHBORS
Thanks to those who shared their pumpkins with our critters! They are definitely being enjoyed!!  The Kerlins

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

EDUCATION

LOST & FOUND
Mystic Dog Missing

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
The Town of NS seeks a part time Economic Development Coordinator
LWVSECT seeking Animators as Intern members to assist with SEC-TV public access Project
New Job Postings on CEDAS.org
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
Westerly Hospital offers Arthritis Exercise and Osteoarthritis Discussion
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/
News from The CT Networker (Juliet Leeming-Hodge)

AGRICULTURE
Link To CT Dept. Of Agriculture: http://www.ct.gov/doag/site/default.asp
December 16, 2014 CT Agricultural Newsletter
Public Act 490 - The Basics

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

AFFORDABLE HOUSING
WHAT IS AFFORDABLE HOUSING?  Watch HOPE-CT video
Housing Rehab Grants Available
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 

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF SECT
Affordable Housing Video

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

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF SECT
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