1. Today should be cloudy, with a high around 54, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight, there is a chance of light rain, with a low around 41, according to the service.
2. Tuesday night, the Board of Selectmen unanimously approved giving the Eugene O’Neill Theater a 50 percent discount on all building permits for the theater’s project to build 11 new buildings at 305 Great Neck Road. The O’Neill is located on town property.
3. Three Waterford teenagers have made the Triple Crown Sports All New England Team, according to coach Tom Burrows. The three are Kevin Grandieri, T.J. McBride and Michael Burrows.
4. After the two-day February break, school resumes for students at all Waterford public schools. Also in the world of schools, ISACC Charter Middle School in New London is now accepting applications for the 2012-13 school year. Waterford residents can apply.
5. On this date in 1980, the United States Olympic hockey team defeats the Russians, 4-3, in one of the biggest upsets in sports history. And on this date in 1889, President Grover Cleveland signs a bill admitting North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington as states.
Quote of the Day
"Part of me suspects that I'm a loser, and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty."
Trivia of the Day
Who killed John Lennon?
Yesterday's Answer: Roberto Clemente died in a plane crash in 1972 with exactly 3,000 hits.