1. Today there is a 40 percent chance of snow, with a high around 39, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight there is a 30 percent chance of snow, with a low around 24, according to the service.
2. NAMCO has opened a new, seasonal location at 167 Waterford Parkway North, which is next to the Bob’s Store.
There used to be a NAMCO in the Waterford Commons, but it moved out. The space has since been subdivided and turned into two stores: Five Below and Designer Shoe Warehouse.
NAMCO is a retail outlet specializing in pools and patios. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the number for the store is (860) 574-9194.
3. Gov. Dannel Malloy will be holding a community forum tonight at 7 in Norwich City Hall that is open to the public. People are allowed to ask the governor whatever questions they would like.
Doors open for the event at 6:15 and it is encouraged that people get there early if they want to sign up to ask Malloy a question. Patch will be there, most likely waiting outside the door at 6, hoping to ask him about this, as he has rebuffed our previous requests for comment….
4. At their last meeting on March 19th, the Board of Selectmen appointed Marc Mazzella to the Planning and Zoning Commission. Mazzella, who runs Benvenuti Oil Company, will replace Adam Laben, who left the commission.
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5. On this date in 1999, Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones became the first two people to circle the globe in a hot air balloon. And on this date in 1980, President Jimmy Carter announced the United States boycott of the 1980 Olympic Games.
Quote of the Day
“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”
Trivia of the Day
What Connecticut university did New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick graduate from?
Yesterday’s Answer: The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins in Anchorage and ends in Nome.