1. The Week That Was: A busy week this week, highlighted by some good work by the Waterford Police Department Thursday, .
On Tuesday, Patch , both of which are no longer used by the town. Wednesday, Lawrence & Memorial Hospital is proposing to build on Boston Post Road. And Monday, readers picked
2. This Week In Weather: Not exactly a perfect week in weather, but next weekend should be nice.
Today should be mostly cloudy, with a high of 37. Monday, rain is expected, with a high of 52. Tuesday, it should be windy, with a high of 48. Wednesday and Thursday should both be cloudy, with highs in the low 40s. Friday, rain and possibly snow is expected, with a high of 44. And Saturday and Sunday should both be sunny, with highs around 42.
*All information used in this report is from The Weather Channel.
3. This Week In Schools: Thursday, at 7 p.m. the Board of Education meets to finalize the budget
It is worth noting that the budget is still largely unfinished, as the health care costs, which are expected to increase, won’t be known until March 1.
In a discussion with Superintendent Jerome Belair Thursday, he said he did not want to add a lot back into the budget and then have to cut it again when health insurance comes in. Only after those costs come in can there be a real discussion about what to add or what might have to come out, , he said. Otherwise, if programs are put back in now, it would just create a “false hope,” Belair said.
4. This Week In Events: Monday is the last day of People can drop off gently used books at , , , and the . The books will be distributed to local hospitals, shelters and community organizations.
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5. This Week In Government: Thursday, Kobyluck Brothers LLC will present its application at a public hearing by the Conservation Commission in Town Hall at 7 p.m.
The Board of Selectmen’s budget review continues on Tuesday and Thursday. Tuesday, the board will review the budgets of youth services, senior services, the library, the board of finance and the town’s contingency fund. And Thursday, the board will review the budgets of the flood and erosion control board, the economic development commission, the conservation commission, the planning and zoning commission, the zoning board of appeals, building maintenance and the building department.