Coordinator: Marilyn Mackay                                                         April 2015



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North Stonington Village
Incorporated May 1807
Bicentennial May 11, 2007

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NE​WS
04/25/15              TheDay:  North Stonington finding success with tri-board meetings
04/24/15              TheDay:  Rollie Preston Obituary
04/22/15              CT Mirror:  BIA Takes Heat From CT Lawmakers, On Indian Recognition
04/12/15              TheDay:  Help in a handbag: nonprofit going strong
04/09/15             TheDay:  New committee to analyze Preston, NS town operations 

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 
April 2015, Wheeler Library Weekly Events Schedule
April-June 2015 Spirit Moves Schedule, Yoga & Pilates
April 2015, Hunter Safety Courses
April, 8-Week Cardiac Risk Factor Reduction Program, L&M Hospital & YMCA (HEALTH)
Saturday, April 25, 4:30 PM, 26th Annual Scholarship Dinner-Auction, NS Christian Academy
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
Wednesday, May 20, 9AM, Harriet Grayson Seminar, Fundraising & Grant Writing, NS Historical Society
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

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
April, 8-Week Cardiac Risk Factor Reduction Program, L&M Hospital & YMCA 

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/

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
Check it out

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



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