Coordinator: Marilyn Mackay                                                           November  2014


"North Stonington Bulletin Board"









North Stonington Village
Incorporated May 1807
Bicentennial May 11, 2007

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Click & Check out New Page:  League of Women Voters of SECT
Watch their Video on Affordable Housing!
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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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CLICK ON: AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Housing Rehabilitation Program
The town of NS was approved for a $400,000 Housing rehabilitation grant. 
Grant money is available for those who qualify while funding is available.
WATCH VIDEO!
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NE​WS
11/21/14                  TheDay:  NS residents to mull land easements
11/17/14                  TheDay:  Wheeler students get hands dirty in Farm & Garden Club (ED)
11/15/14                  TheDay:   NS school faults state law for bug-infested fields                 
11/11/14                  TheDay:  NS assault trial on hold
11/10/14                 TheDay:  Housing plans put selectmen at odds
11/09/14                TheDay:  NS must obey law on vacancy (VIEWS)

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
October/November  Hunter Safety Courses
October/November 2014, Wheeler Library Weekly Events Schedule
Help End Hunger One Can at a Time....
SPIRIT MOVES Fall Class Schedule
Saturday, November 22, 9A-4P, Winterfest Craft Show, Pollywogs
Tuesday, November 25, 8:30-10:30A, Westerly Hospital/YMCA offer Diabetes Forum (HEALTH)
Thursday, December 4, 5:30P, Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner & Silent Auction
Saturday, December 6, 8A-2P, NS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY HOSTS ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR
Sunday, December 7, NS Main St. Celebrates the Holiday Season
Tuesday, January 6, 5:30P, 7-Week Smoking Cessation Course, Westerly Hospital (HEALTH)

FREE CLASSIFIEDS
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
09/23/14 Chikumbuso: A message 
09/05/14 Firefly Farms: Town of NS/Firefly Farms to Mediation on Tuesday (9)

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
September 11, 2014 - Our Schools

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
November 20, 2014 CT Agricultural Newsletter
Public Act 490 - The Basics

PUBLIC SAFETY
08/16/14   NYTimes: The Disappearing Volunteer Firefighter 
October 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 

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

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