Coordinator: Marilyn Mackay                                                          March 2015



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North Stonington Village
Incorporated May 1807
Bicentennial May 11, 2007

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NE​WS
03/31/15             TheDay:  EMERGENCY BUILDING LAYOUT OK’D
03/31/15             TheDay:  Mullane says review of tribal recognition rules overdue
03/28/15            TheDay:  "Out of the Attic" NS Pictures & Paintings
03/26/15            TheDay:  More Casino Jobs Not an Economic Option (VIEWS)
03/25/15            TheDay:  Stonington restaurateur (& NS resident Jon Kodama) will    
                                                  reopen Skipper’s Dock as Jetty Grille
03/18/15            TheSun:  Morris Men to celebrate equinox on Lantern Hill 
03/18/15            TheDay:  U.S. economic ‘growth’ remains just an illusion (VIEWS)
03/17/15            TheSun:  Don't Penalize Towns for Using Troopers (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 
March 2015, Wheeler Library Weekly Events Schedule
March-June 2015 Spirit Moves Schedule, Yoga & Pilates
March 2015, Hunter Safety Courses
April, 8-Week Cardiac Risk Factor Reduction Program, L&M Hospital & YMCA (HEALTH)
Saturday, April 4, 10 AM, 14th Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Rain or Shine, Rocky Hollow Rec Area
Saturday, April 4, 12-2:30PM, Volunteer Training/Orientation for Horses Healing Humans (FREE CLASS.)
Saturday, April 4, 10A-4P, Holistic-Health Expo, New London Holiday Inn
Sunday, April 5, 7:30 AM, Easter Sunrise Breakfast, Congregational Church
Wednesday, April 8, Time TBA, AARP55 Driving Class, Senior Center
Thursday, April 16, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM, CEDAS Academy Economic Outlook Webinar (BUSINESS)
Saturday, April 18, 10A, Adele Erisman Memorial Woodland Walk, Reuteman Road
Saturday, April 18, 9A-Noon, Lion's Club Shredding Day, Wheeler Library
Monday, April 20, 7P, Pierce Rafferty on "History of Race Rock Lighthouse", Wheeler Library
Tuesday, April 21, 4:30 PM, SECTER, Vendor, Lab Equipment & CRO, Mystic Marriott, Groton (BUSINESS)
Wednesday, April 22-June 9, 3:30-4:30 PM, Yoga & Mindfulness for Teens, Girls 13-17 years-old, Spirit Moves
Wednesday, April 22, 6:30P, An Evening with a Dog Listener, Pat Wright, Wheeler Library 
Thursday, April 23-June 10, 3:45-4:45, Twisty Kids, Boys & Girls, 7-10 years-old, Spirit Moves
Friday, April 24, Time TBA,"Glow in the Night - A Family Dance Party", NS PTO, Elementary School
Saturday, April 25, 10K Run (CHIKUMBUSO)
Saturday, May 2, Time TBA, Elementary School, NS PTO Spring Festival
Friday, May 8, Deadline for Artists submission "How will you create compassion", NAVS competition
Saturday, May 9, 9A-1P, Elementary School, Annual NSGC Plant Sale
Monday, May 11, 7P, Virginia Wolf as "Mary Rowlandson, Indian Captive", Historical Soc. @ Wheeler Lib.
Saturday, May 16, 9A-2P, Country Store Sale & Rug Bazaar, Wheeler Library
Sunday, May 17, 10A-1P, Rug Bazaar, Wheeler Library
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
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
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

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
03/18/15 TheDay: U.S. economic ‘growth’ remains just an illusion
03/17/15 TheSun: Don't Penalize Towns for Using Troopers 

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
Looking for summer help with two older children.
01/26/15 SCORE Southeastern CT SCORE Looking For Madison Mentors
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

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/
Tuesday, March 31, 1-4 PM, ChelseaGroton Business, NS Small Business Expo, RSVP
SBA 2015 Winter Workshops

AGRICULTURE
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 
December 2014 & January 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

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

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF SECT
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