1. The Week That Was: The most-read story this week was a devastating one. Friday,Emergency responders tried to resuscitate him, but he was pronounced dead at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital later that day.
In much happier news, for Waterford Youth Services’ adopt-a-family program. The program has people buy presents for families in need for Christmas, and this year 99 families were "adopted." Friday, all the gifts that were donated were on display at .
On Thursday, there were two developments in education. First, the Board of Education’s policy committee agreed , although with no advertising in return. programs could be restored through advertising and other corporate sponsorships. And then Superintendent Jerome Belair The budget looks good, for now, but could change if health insurance costs continue to rise (which is possible).
In other news, President Tony Sheridan Patch took a look at one of , Waterford had a , and there was
2. This Week In Weather: This week should be mostly sunny, with showers only predicted for one day, Wednesday.
Today should be partly cloudy, with a high of 36. Monday and Tuesday, it should be warmer, with a high around 45 while staying mostly sunny. Wednesday, rains are expected, with a high of 52. Thursday, Friday and Saturday should be cloudy at times but dry, with highs of 45, 47 and 42 respectively.
*All information from this report is from weather.com.
3.This Week In Schools: It is a four-and-a-half day week this week at Waterford schools, with Friday being a half-day for Christmas. Students will have all next week off. Also Friday there are holiday sing-a-longs at all three elementary schools, and it is Spirit Week this week at .
On Tuesday, there is a school building committee meeting at 5:30. The group will vote on 23 different change orders.
4.This Week In Events: The biggest event this week, obviously, is Christmas Sunday. Merry Christmas!
Today, the will have Admission is $5.
And today at 3 p.m., Mystic Seaport is holding the
5. This Week In Government: A slow week in government, although Monday the Planning and Zoning Commission meets to decide on and limit excavation projects to two years. , saying stone processing plants can have too much impact on the environment.