1. Today should be sunny, with a near 78, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight should be clear, with a low around 58, according to the service.
2. Waterford High School's new football field’s lights are now complete, and the field (which serves many other sports as well) will be ready for opening kick-off, according to Waterford Buildings and Grounds Director Jay Miner.
Waterford’s football team played all of its games on the road last year as the field was under construction, and will open up the season with two road games in Ledyard and Griswold. But on Friday, Sept. 28 the football team will play its first home game in Waterford since 2010, when they will play Plainfield at 6:30 p.m.
3. Some news out of the September 4th meeting of the
First off, Shellfish Commission Chairman Doug Lawson reported seeing people shellfishing in Alewife Cove, and reminded people that it is illegal to shellfish there, according meeting minutes. The commission agreed to install signs in the Alewife Cove area telling people shellfishing isn’t allowed there, according to the minutes.
4. Also, the commission agreed it would look into stocking Jordan Cove with oysters. Right now, people can shellfish in Jordan Cove under the Waterford Shellfish Commission or in the Niantic River under the Waterford-East Lyme Shellfish Commission for clams, but there is no spot for oysters. The commission agreed stocking the cove with oysters could be a “great income-generating proposal,” according to the minutes.
5. On this date in 2005, Hong Kong Disneyland opened in – where else – Hong Kong. And on this date in 1953, United States representative and future president John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier in Newport, Rhode Island.
Quote of the Day
“Lost time is never found again.”
Trivia of the Day
How old was Robert Kennedy when he was assassinated?
Yesterday’s Answer: Rudy Giuliani was the mayor of New York during the Sept. 11 attacks.