Today In EG: Blizzard On the Way, Town Council meeting

by | Jan 25, 2015

Snow sculptures on Canterbury Lane

Snow sculptures on Canterbury Lane. Credit: Gretchen Caterson

Recycling is ON. Because of the impending blizzard, trash pickup is delayed one day Tuesday through Friday this week. For the full 2015 pickup schedule, click here.

Monday, Jan. 26

Blizzard on the Way! Here’s what you need to know.

Library’s 100th Anniversary Committee meeting: A variety of activities and events will be discussed, including the Lighthouse Cruise (May 30), a family celebration party (June 27) and participation in the Memorial Day Parade (May 25). Newcomers welcome. 1 p.m. at the library (of course!).

CCK Dinner: The monthly evening meal known as Christ Community Kitchen returns tonight. The meal is free and open to all. In the dining room at St. Luke’s Church on Peirce Street. 5 p.m.

Ad Hoc “School Calendar” Community Forum: A community forums will be held to discuss the potential changes to the school calendar. All are welcome. In the library at Cole Middle School (2nd floor), at 7 p.m.

Avengers Booster Club meeting: The group will be discussing how to support EG student athletes and athletics. In addition, they are beginning to put a slate of officers and committee members for 2015-16. Newcomers always welcome. In the Community Room at the EG Police Department. 7 p.m.

Town Council meeting: On the agenda, the council will take up a petition to rezone land on New London Turnpike from Farm (F-2) to Mixed Use Planned Development (MUPD).  In Council Chambers at Town Hall at 7 p.m.

CHECK BACK FOR BLIZZARD CANCELLATIONS Tuesday, Jan 27

Community & Senior Center Advisory Committee meeting: This is an ad hoc group that meets monthly. Here’s the agenda. At Swift Community Center at 1 p.m.

School Committee Budget Workshop: The panel meets in the first of four budget workshops, this one focusing on the six elementary and secondary schools. In the library at Cole Middle School (second floor) at 6:30 p.m.

Zoning Board meeting: The agenda (found here) includes four applicants. In Council Chambers at Town Hall. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 28

School Committee Policy Subcommittee meeting: The group meets in the superintendent’s conference room at 111 Peirce St. Here’s the agenda. 7:30 a.m.

Lunch on the Hill: Every Wednesday in the dining room at St. Luke’s, 99 Peirce St., lunch is served for all in need, from 11:15 to 12:15. In addition to St. Luke’s, Our Lady of Mercy, Christ Church and Westminister Unitarian churches have all taken on a Wednesday to serve the meal and local restaurants Jiggers, Wild Harvest, Crosby’s Cafe, and T’s take turns providing the food. If you are interested in helping, contact Steve McCloughlin ([email protected] or 225-5540) or Steve Bartlett ([email protected] 885-5889).

Thursday, Jan. 29

CWC meeting: Citizens Who Care, a group dedicated to helping young people make good choices, meets monthly in the Community Room at the EG Police Department.

School Committee Budget Workshop: The panel meets in the first of four budget workshops, this one focusing on special education and buildings. In the library at Cole Middle School (second floor) at 6:30 p.m.

‘Seussical the Musical’: The EGHS Drama Club presents “Seussical the Musical” tonight, with more than 75 students involved. 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available at the door. The show continues Friday at 7 p.m. and two shows Saturday, at 1 and 7 p.m. (read about the brunch matinee below). To buy family four-packs for $35, contact [email protected] or call 398-1579.

Friday, Jan. 30

‘Seussical the Musical’: The EGHS Drama Club presents “Seussical the Musical” tonight, with more than 75 students involved. 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available at the door. The show continues Friday at 7 p.m. and two shows Saturday, at 1 and 7 p.m. (read about the brunch matinee below). To buy family four-packs for $35, contact [email protected] or call 398-1579.


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