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Week In Review: Snow, Whyevernot, Budget

A recap of the week’s top stories on Stonington-Mystic Patch

Snow was the talk of the week. Hopefully you made out O.K. in the storm. Remember you can find information on the clean-up in the Stonington Winter Storm Hub. And help your neighbors out by posting what's open and what's closed.

Treasured local store, Whyevernot is closing this month. The owners are retiring and while after 31 years in downtown Mystic they certainly deserve a retirement they will be missed. What are some of your favorite memories of the store?

No week this time of year would be complete without budget news. The Board of Finance held their first budget hearing this week. A public forum on the budget won’t take place until April but the public can attend any of the Board of Finance budget hearings.

And in other budget news the U.S. Postal Service announced that post offices will stay open on Saturdays but there will be no more home delivery on the weekend. What do you think?

Locals gathered at the Mystic & Noank Library this week for the opening reception of an exhibit by the Mystic Photography Group. The exhibit is on display at the library throughout the month of February.

Catch up on some of the blog posts we had this week: RN Wednesday -- Natalie Dyer by L+M Hospital, The Seven Most Common Mistakes Preparing For Your First Obstacle Course Race by Todd Cambio and Connecticut Starts February with Higher Gas Prices by Aaron Kupec.

Everyday in 2013 we will share at least one photograph of a tranquil moment in Stonington, Mystic and Patch. It’s our way of making sure we take at least a moment each day to stop, look and appreciate what we have around us. We encourage you to share your tranquility photos by tweeting them to @StoningtonPatch, tagging Stonington on Facebook, and adding them to this gallery.

Thanks to Don's Dock, Mystic Auto Center and Salvatore Ritacco 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.

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