1. Stonington Public School students do not have school today, due to a staff development day.
2. The Ledge Light Health District will hold a at from 4 to 6 p.m.
3. Northeast Utilities Companies will hold a series of forums to offer information about energy assistance and other programs to residents. More than 600 agency representatives, including those from Connecticut Light & Power, Yankee Gas, Operation Fuel, state and non-profit agencies will attend. The local session will be held from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 12 at the .
4. The Nobel Committee awarded former President Jimmy Carter the Nobel Peace Prize on October 11, 2002.
5. Today's thought: "If you do nothing unexpected, nothing unexpected happens."—Fay Weldon