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Betsy Ritter In The House, Republican Caucus, Little Listeners, In The Swim, And Snow Possible Thursday

Five things to help you plan your week in Waterford, January 13-18, 2014.

Dive in—Waterford High School Pool is open to the public
Dive in—Waterford High School Pool is open to the public
1. What's The Weather? The week will start out sunny with temperatures in the 40s but it's going to get colder as the week goes on, with a chance of snow on Thursday, which will be the coldest day we'll have. Here's what weather.com is predicting for the next five days.  
  • Monday: Mostly sunny with a high of 49 degrees and a low of 43 degrees. There's just a 10 percent chance of rain, increasing to 20 percent overnight. 
  • Tuesday: Bring your umbrella. There's a 70 percent chance of rain today, with a high temperature of 47 degrees and a low of 35 degrees. 
  • Wednesday: Mostly cloudy but dry, with a high of 45 degrees. Overnight temperatures will drop to 28 degrees.
  • Thursday: Rain and possibly snow showers are likely. The high temperature will reach just 39 degrees with an overnight low of 29 degrees. 
  • Friday: Partly cloudy but no chance of rain so far. The high temperature is expected to top out at 43 degrees with an overnight low of 29 degrees. 
2. Municipal Meetings This Week
  • Monday: Animal Control Ad Hoc Committee will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Waterford Town Hall; Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 7 p.m. at Waterford Town Hall; Police Commission meets at 7 p.m. at Waterford Police Department
  • Tuesday: Historic Properties Committee meets at 7:30 p.m. in Waterford Town Hall
  • Wednesday: Youth Services Advisory Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at 200 Boston Post Road; Economic Development Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. in Waterford Town Hall; Ethics Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. at Waterford Police Department
3. Listen Up! Programs for Kids at Waterford Public Library this week cater to the littlest ones first. On Monday and Wednesday, children birth to 3 will be entertained with stories and activities in two small group sessions at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. (15 children maximum). On Thursday at 10 a.m., kids ages 3-5 are invited to join the "Fantastic Friends" group for stories, music, movement, crafts, art, and other activities. All these programs will be repeated on the same schedule throughout January.

On Saturday, the Library hosts "Crafty Kids," a craft-making session for all ages from 10 a.m. to noon.

4. In the Swim: Waterford High School pool opened January 6 for public swimming sessions every morning 6 a.m. to 7:15 a.m. and evenings, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday (open swim 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.; lap swim 7:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.). The pool opened this past weekend for the season with hours as follows: Saturdays open swimming 3-4:30 p.m.; lap swimming 4:30-6 p.m.; Sundays lap swim 3-4 p.m., open swim 4-5:45 p.m. 

The pool is open to all Waterford residents, free of charge, ID required.

5. Don't forget: 


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