Stonington Voters Decide Referendum Today + Man Hurt In Crash – Stonington, CT Patch

Happy Tuesday, neighbors! Today, Stonington voters head to the polls, and a man was seriously injured in a crash in Pawcatuck.

First, today’s weather:

Cloudy with a few showers. High: 64 Low: 52.

Here are the top stories in Stonington-Mystic today:

  1. Referendum on tax abatement, marijuana sales goes to voters in Stonington (The Westerly Sun)
  2. The Day – Pawcatuck needs a smaller scale development – News from southeastern Connecticut (
  3. The Day – Westerly man seriously injured in Pawcatuck crash – News from southeastern Connecticut (
  4. Mystic Seaport to host first Riverfest celebration this weekend (
  5. First of two suspects in September bar robbery returned to Westerly (The Westerly Sun)
  6. Police logs: Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 | Police & Courts (The Westerly Sun)
  7. Connecticut Towns Take Different Approachs to Allowing Marijuana Businesses (CT Examiner)
  8. Event to celebrate acquisition of North Stonington schoolhouse for affordable housing (

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Today in Stonington-Mystic:

  • African Dance Class with Ashley Jones (7:30 PM)

Stonington-Mystic Patch Notebook

  • Mystic Seaport Museum: “Did you know that October 4 is Ship in a Bottle Day? That’s right, & we couldn’t wait to celebrate with our little ship in a…light bulb? Check out this model from our collections, it’s so small it fits in a match box! Happy Ship in a B…” (Facebook)
  • Stonington Historical Society: “”Mr. Turner with non-polluting mower.” This photograph is undated, but was most likely taken between 1897 and 1890. Found in the archives. #localhistory #stoningtonct #smallmuseums #community #oldphotos #lawnmower #yardwork #fall #neweng…” (Facebook)
  • The Stonington Free Library: “”Doors open at 6pm As part of the One Book, One Region initiative of New London County, author Charles Yu will participate in a live event at the GARDE ARTS CENTER to discuss his work, “”Interior Chinatown””. CHARLES YU is the author of …” (Facebook)
  • The Stonington Free Library: “Story Time with Mrs. Frey has a special guest reader this week! Our friends at United Way have a great story for you!” (Facebook)
  • Old Mystic Fire Department (Official): “It’s fire prevention week! Keep your eyes out for fire safety posts throughout the week, and don’t forget our open house this Saturday from 11am – 3pm!” (Facebook)

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