Daily 5: Want to See Your Child's Artwork on the Patch?

Coming up today, win gift certificates from Stop & Shop, check out a meeting or two, find out how to meet the GOP candidates and more

Guess what?

If you like rain, let’s just say your luck is holding. For today and tonight, the weather dudes and dudettes predict showers, thunderstorms, heavy rain and everything in between. Sunrise is at 6:21 a.m., and sunset at 7:12 p.m.

Want to see your child's artwork on the Montville Patch? Have him or her make a drawing of weather, or better yet, a weather dog - a dog (or cat) whose face or clothing suggest a particular kind of weather, like this one by Lily Corrice. Sunny, rainy, cloudy, foggy, snowy? Email  your child's drawing of the weather of day or the weather dog, and I'll post it here on the Montville Patch. Send it to carrie.jacobson@patch.com!

Coming up today on the Patch

Come back to the Montville Patch at 9 a.m. to find out how you could win gift certificates from on Saturday.

At 11 this morning, find out what Caitlin Marquis thinks you should do this weekend, with our weekly feature “Get Out!”

At 1 p.m. , it’s a brand-new blog by Corey Sipe, who will be writing about coin collecting.

And at 3, “In the Kitchen With Fay” brings back an old summertime no-cook favorite, for your dining pleasure.

Going on tonight!

The Youth Advisory Board meets at the at 6 p.m. You can find the full agenda as a pdf in the photo box.

holds a special meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in Room 203 of Montville Town Hall. On the agenda is the town planner's report on bonding, and the budget, and the project update, and a report from Fire Marshal Ray Occhialini on the You can find the full agenda as a pdf in the photo box

The also meets at 7 p.m., in the Town Council chamber. On the agenda is a presentation from Chris Clark of Mohegan Sun Utilities, on an update to the Regional Water Plan. You can find the full agenda as a pdf in the photo box.

Meet the GOP candidates

will hold a meet-the-candidates night from 6-8 p.m. on Sept. 30, at the Golden Palace on Route 32.  Food will be served; the group is asking for a $20 donation.

Why not announce it?

Do you have a new child or grandchild? Did your niece just make the honor roll? Did you get a promotion at work? Please post news items like this in our Announcements.

It’s easy, and it’s FREE, and you can use your own words and photos, write it just the way you want it.

To post an announcement, pull down in the blue bar under “News” to “Announcements.” Look over to the right side of the page for “Announce it to everyone!” in green writing. Click there. A form will open up, you fill it out, click to “choose photo to upload” and then click “Post my announcement.” It will go right up on the site!

Thought for the day

"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal." - Henry Ford


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