1. It’s . In Stonington polls are open in all five voting districts from 6 a.m., to 8 p.m.
- District 1: , 100 Main St., Stonington
- District 2: , 33 Liberty St., Pawcatuck
- District 3: , 35 Deans Mill Rd., Stonington
- District 4: , Mystic Fire Dept., 34 Broadway Ave., Mystic
- District 5: , 49 No. Stonington Rd, Old Mystic
2. The takes place on Saturday, September 8 and Sunday September 9 at locations around Connecticut and Rhode Island, including at Stonington’s . More than 1,000 athletes are expected to participate in the two-day event. For more information and to find out about volunteer opportunities, visit www.soct.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-230-1201.
3. at 98 W Broad St., in Pawcatuck is open again after being briefly closed during the weekend. Early Sunday morning one of the plumbing fixtures at the bed and breakfast blew out, causing damage to the electrical system. About 50 people took shelter at Stonington High School while the owner fixed the problem. First Selectman Edward Haberek Jr., said there was great collaboration between the highway department, fire department, and emergency personnel in resolving the issues and getting people back into the inn on Sunday afternoon.
4. Twenty-one power plants shut down in three minutes on August 14, 2003. The loss of power caused one of the biggest blackouts ever in the U.S. About 50 million people in New York, Cleveland, Detroit, Toronto and Ottawa Canada lost power.
5. Today's Thought: "Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.”—Alexander Graham Bell.