So, six days into 2013 are you sticking by your New Year’s resolutions? If your resolutions include beating stress or going green with have some tips that might help you stay on track.
The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center got a big end of the year present when the state awarded it an open space grant to help preserve the Coogan Farm property. Connecticut in 35 cities and towns including in Mystic.
One of the stories that began in 2012 but will continue into 2013 is the case of a man who allegedly abducted a 9-year-old girl on New Year’s Eve prompting police to issue an Amber Alert. Rhode Island police found the girl safe several hours later and the man, Daniel E. Candales, is being charged in Rhode Island and Connecticut. Patch will continue to post updates on the case.
A New Year means budget season is about to begin. The Boards of Selectmen, Finance and Education began discussing the budget process at a joint meeting on Wednesday. Members of the boards will be holding information sessions on the budget in the coming weeks.
We had some great blog posts this week: New Year's Eve 2012 by Tom Santos, Home at Last - Some Tips For Managing The Holidays With College Students by Francine Schwartz, 2012 Reflections and 2013 Outlooks From Stonington's First Selectman by Edward Haberek and Snow Geese on Boxing Day by Carrie Jacobson.
Thanks to Evering Electric, Extra Virgin Oil Store, C. Kramer Interiors, The Finer Line Gallery and Angel Haven for recently claiming their directory listings on Patch. If you have a business in Stonington, Mystic or Pawcatuck that you want listed on Patch for free or want to claim email Editor Bree Shirvell.
We covered lots more this week and throughout the weekend, so search the site for other stories, follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates and check out our calendar to see what's happening next week in town.