So, thanks to yesterday’s downtown Mystic cash mob I have no more money. It was a wonderful event and I was lucky enough to get some holiday shopping done early. We hope to do more of them in other downtown areas in the future. Thanks for coming out and supporting Patch and the downtown Mystic stores.
One new addition to downtown Mystic not everyone is happy about is that big green planter outside of Bank Square Books. The Town of Groton had the planter installed as part of the ongoing Mystic Streetscape Project.
If you do still have some money to spend and some spare time it’s apple-picking season in southeastern Connecticut. Grab some reusable totes and head to the nearest pick your own apple orchard, and if after you’ve brought your haul back home you’re not sure what to do with all those apples make one of these delicious dishes.
The Town of Stonington held an agenda-packed Special Town Meeting on Tuesday. All of the agenda items voted on at the Special Town Meeting passed. On Oct. 17, 2012 Stonington will hold a Town Referendum to decide whether residents wish to spend $3.5 million for road improvements and/or $2.7 million to install an artificial turf field on the football field and repair the town’s other athletic fields.
One town employee will soon be leaving her job for another one in Stonington. Current Stonington Human Services Director Beth-Ann Stewart is leaving her position to become the new Stonington Community Center Director.
We featured some great local blogs this week on Stonington-Mystic Patch. Take a few minutes and read the man behind Higgins Pharmacy, learn which retailers are hiring for the holiday season and get a sneak peek at Lisa Saunders upcoming book The Mystic Seafarer's Trail.
Thanks so much to Mystic Paper Beasts Theater Company, Writer's Cottage and Mystic Stage Performing Arts Center for recently claiming their directory listings on Patch. If you have a business in Stonington, Mystic or Pawcatuck that you want listed on Patch for free or want to claim email Editor Bree Shirvell.
We covered lots more this week and throughout the weekend, so search the site for other stories, follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates and check out our calendar to see what's happening next week in town.