1. Today should be sunny, with a high near 60, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight should be mostly clear, with a low around 42, according to the service.
2. Dennis Carey, who was formerly the head pastor of Waterford’s St. Paul in Chains Rectory, appeared in court again Monday on a charge of first-degree child pornography, but his appearance was brief.
On Monday, Judge Susan Handy continued Carey’s case until Friday. Handy said Carey’s lawyer Ron Stevens and Judge Patrick Clifford have been in discussions, and the case will resume this Friday, October 19.
Carey was originally arrested in July after more than 300 files of child pornography was found on his computer inside the Waterford church. According to court records, Carey said he is addicted to child pornography and has been spending time in a mental health facility since his arrest.
3. I know this site is supposed to be solely about Waterford, but I have a feeling some of you occasionally leave the town’s 33 square miles, especially in hunt for good food.
Bob Tripp, who formerly was the executive chef of the Flood Tide Restaurant in Mystic and once cooked a filet mignon for Ronald Reagan, has opened a new gourmet food shop at 394 Eastern Point Road in Groton. At the store, you can pick up fresh gourmet meals to put right on your dinner table.
To read the full story on Tripp, click here.
4. The School Building Committee will tour the new Waterford High School this afternoon at 4:30.
The Committee will start its regular weekly meeting with an hour tour through the new addition to Waterford High School. We'll have a full story Wednesday morning.
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5. On this date in 1995, the Million Man March occurred in Washington, D.C. The goal of the march was to “convey to the world a vastly different picture of the black male,” and Louis Farrakhan delivered the keynote address.
And on this date in 1968, athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos were kicked off the US team for participating in the 1968 Olympic Black Power salute, where they raised their fists in the air.
Quote of the Day
“All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.”
Trivia of the Day
Can you name three of the four current judges on The X Factor?
Yesterday’s Answer: The New York Municipal Airport is now called LaGuardia Airport. It was renamed in 1953 after former New York Mayor Fiorello La Guardia.