1. Today, there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 73, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms as well, with a low around 60, according to the service.
2. Tonight, the Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 7 p.m. in Town Hall to continue their deliberations on a proposal by Kobyluck Brothers LLC to
Things do not look great for Kobyluck Brothers and its proposal. The application , and at their last meeting the Planning and Zoning Commission “unanimously stated that the use as proposed in the application is not a permitted use in the zone,” according to commission meeting minutes. A decision on the special permit to turn 28 Industrial Drive into a stone processing facility is expected tonight, according to commission minutes.
3. Speaking of the Conservation Commission, the Board of Selectmen recently appointed commission members Nancy Hicks, Gary Johnson and Richard Muckle to five-year terms extending until 2017. Johnson currently sits as the chairman of the commission, and Muckle also serves on the Representative Town Meeting.
4. Quinnipiac University has announced the names of students who have qualified for the Dean's List for the spring 2012 semester, and two Waterford names are on it!
Congratulations to Corey LaLima and Michael Platz.
To qualify for Dean's List, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average and have no grade below a "C," the news release said.
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5. On this date in 1982, Greece abolished the head-shaving of new recruits to the military. And on this date in 1978, the rainbow flag, which represents gay pride, was flown for the first time at the San Francisco Gay Freedom Parade.
Quote of the Day
“What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.”
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Trivia of the Day
What is considered the slowest animal in the world?
Friday’s Answer: George Carlin died on June 22, 2008.