Coordinator: Marilyn Mackay                                                           April 2014


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Bicentennial May 11, 2007

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NEWS
04/24/14     MysticRiverPress:  Bridge work to disrupt Rte. 184 traffic this summer
04/24/14     MysticRiverPress:  Referendum May 5 on school building project
04/24/14     TheDay:  Good fences make good neigh-bors (VIEWS)
04/24/14    AP:  CT environmental officials  say DNA tests show domestic dogs have no
                                wolf ancestors
04/23/14    TheDay:  Shirley Rowley Obituary
04/23/14    TheDay:  VOTERS OK FUNDING FOR FLOOD REPAIR, PARKING LOT 
04/22/14    TheDay:    Contractor files complaint against selectman in NS
04/18/14     TheSun:  Madeline Jeffrey of NS at McQuade’s in Westerly (Our Neighbors)
04/18/14     TheSun:  Voters to decide on capital projects
04/18/14     TheDay:  Vengeful note left in NS boys' murder
04/17/14     TheDay:  CL&P Launches Home Energy Reports Program
04/16/14     TheDay:  Frederic Hill Obituary
04/16/14     Firefly Farms:  Receipt of Organic Designation for Pork (OUR NEIGHBORS)
04/14/14     TheDay:  NS fifth grader is winner in statewide essay contest
04/13/14     Chikumbuso:  Include Us in your Easter Celebration (OUR NEIGHBORS)
04/12/14     TheDay:  NS board OKs $47 million school project
04/11/14      TheSun:  Unanswered Questions Abound on School Project
04/11/14      TheDay:  NS to Receive Housing Grant
04/11/14      Hartfordbusiness.com:  9 CT towns share $210K for housing prelims
04/10/14     Wheeler:  5/2/14 Library Ad Deadline "Bargains for Books" broch (Business)
04/10/14     L&M:        Smoking Cessation Sessions at L&M Hospital (HEALTH)

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
Spirit Moves Schedule: April 2014
April Hunter Safety Courses
April 2014, Wheeler Library Weekly Events Schedule
Saturday, April 26, 4 PM, NS Christian Academy 25th Scholarship Dinner/Auction
Monday, April 28, Town Meeting on Education Budget
Saturday, May 3, Noon-4PM, PTO Spring Vendor/Festival Show, Elementary School
Saturday, May 3, 2nd Annual NS Outdoor Recreation Expo
Saturday, May 3, 9:30-11:30AM, Rabies Clinic, Town Highway Garage, $15 per dog or cat
Monday, May 5, Referendum on Education Budget (see Artist's rendering under EDUCATION)
Saturday, May 10, 75th Anniversary NS Garden Club Plant Sale, 9AM-1PM, Elementary School
Thursday, May 15, Human Trafficking Conference, LWVSECT, Norwich
Saturday, May 17, Tea-Time & Luncheon, Retail Quiches, NS Congregational Church
Saturday, May 24, 8:30AM, NSEF Road Race & Fitness Walk
Wednesday, May 28, 5:30PMm 13th Annual NS Dance Recital, Wheeler HS Gymatorium
Saturday, May 31, 8A-2P, One Day Town Wide Tag Sale Tour, Wheeler Library
Thursday, June 19, 2nd Annual Groton Golf Tournament, Pequot Golf Club, Dolphin Scholarship Foundation 
Friday, July 17, H.U.S.H., Voluntown Peace Trust, Sound Healing
Wednesday, October 16, H.U.S.H., Voluntown Peace Trust, Sound Healing

FREE CLASSIFIEDS
Goodies Breakfast & Ice Cream Moving Soon
CTACSC Seeking NS Representative
Buon Appetito
Thirty-One, Kim Signor
Frizzante Wine Bar & Speakeasy 
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

ICONS
2013/14 Quarterly Newsletter

OUR NEIGHBORS
04/18/14 TheSun: Madeline Jeffrey of NS at McQuade’s in Westerly
04/16/14 Firefly Farms: Receipt of Organic Designation for Pork 
04/13/14 Chikumbuso: Include Us in your Easter Celebration (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

EDUCATION
Monday, May 5, Noon-8 PM,Wheeler School Referendum (Artist rendering of school project)
Quarter 1 Honor Rolls - Wheeler Middle & High School

LOST & FOUND

ELECTIONS

EMPLOYMENT
Patch Employment Listings:  http://stonington.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/stonington-job-openings-
                                                 on-craigslist
“Job Opportunities” at www.CTGrown.gov
Emergency Services Complex Committee Secretary
Medical Assistant needed
A-Z Corporation

ENVIRONMENT 
Blue Trail now 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
03/18/14 L&M Hospital: Facts on Inguinal Hernias 
Westerly Hospital offers Strong Women Program

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
Saturday, March 29, 1 PM, Hewitt Property, Learn How Maple Syrup is Made
FOLLOW HEWITT FARMS COMMUNITY GARDEN PROGRESS.....
2014 Community Garden Sign-Up Schedule

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
04/08/14 NSGC: Bring Back the Bees & Butterflies (OUR NEIGHBORS)


BUSINESS
Link to New: NS Business Association - www.ns-business.org 
Link to the Greater Mystic Chamber: http://www.mysticchamber.org/
Wheeler Library 5/2/14 Library Ad Deadline for "Bargains for Books" brochure 
Small Business Express Program

AGRICULTURE
Link To CT Dept. Of Agriculture: http://www.ct.gov/doag/site/default.asp
Agricultural Report: December 19, 2012
Public Act 490 - The Basics

PUBLIC SAFETY
EMERGENCY 911 - "Help Us Help You!"
March 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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