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 (theday.com)
  3. The Day – Westerly man seriously injured in Pawcatuck crash – News from southeastern Connecticut (theday.com)
  4. Mystic Seaport to host first Riverfest celebration this weekend (theday.com)
  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 (theday.com)

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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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Anna Bybee-Schier

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