1. Today should be sunny, with a high near 78, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight should be clear, with a low around 54, according to the service.
2. As you might have noticed, work , and the work is expected to continue until September 14. The work will impact traffic on Gallup Lane, Logger Hill Road and Rope Ferry Road.
The Utility Commission bid out the $1.6 million project after the . When the pipe was installed in the 1980s, the commission was expecting it would last between 50 and 100 years. East Lyme will pay roughly two-thirds of the cost of the project because much of the waste that runs through the pipe is from East Lyme.
3. At their Aug. 20 meeting, the Personnel Review Board approved a new title and job description for the head of the town’s fire services, Bruce Miller.
Back in 2010, , and make the head of the town’s fire services the fire director. Miller’s old title was fire administrator, and now his title will be the director of fire services. Miller’s salary will stay on the same schedule as fire director as it was when he was the fire administrator, First Selectman Dan Steward has said.
in the Waterford Recreation and Parks 2012 free summer concert series.
The concert is at Waterford Beach Park and is free to the public, and will feature the White Eyed Lizard Band, a reggae group. No alcohol or pets are allowed at the beach.
5. On this date in 1833, the United Kingdom abolished slavery. And on this date in 1949, the Soviet Union tested its first atomic bomb, which was successful.
Quote of the Day
“Have a vision. Be demanding.”
Trivia of the Day
Holden Caulfield is the main character in what novel?
Yesterday’s Answer: Hubert Humphrey was nominated for president at the 1968 Democratic Convention.