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Daily Five: First Frost of Fall May Be Friday

Five Things To Know Friday, Oct. 12

1.  Today is Friday, Oct. 12. The National Weather Service has issued a ‘freeze watch’ for Northern New London County. The frost may not extend to Groton, but it's close, and low temps could kill plants and other sensitive vegetation, so it might be a good idea to bring them in tonight. Today's forecast calls for a breeze, increasing clouds, a high temperature of 60, and isolated showers between noon and 3 p.m.

The low will fall to 33 degrees tonight, and could mean the first frost of fall.

2.  The Groton Board of Education will hold a speical meeting at 5 p.m. today in the school administration building to discuss pending claims and litigation regarding Superintendent Paul Kadri and the baseball field. The discussion is expected to take place in executive session, and the board may or may not act following the session.

3.  Mystic & Noank Library will hold a clean-up day from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday. Volunteers are needed and encouraged to participate. Activities will include cleaning, pruning, yard cleanup, minor painting, minor household repairs, and anything else that needs doing.  You may sign up at the circulation desk or call (860) 536-7721 for more information. 

4.  Groton Public Library will offer free Kaplan PSAT test preparation at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the library. Representatives from Kaplan will be there to offer the test to students. Participants must register to attend. For more information, call 1-800-KAP-Test. The PSAT will be given from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

5.  A special free exhibit called Latin Views 2012, will begin at noon today at the University of Connecticut-Avery Point in Groton. The exhibit will showcase more than 80 pieces of contemporary art from the Latin World by 60 artists at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art. The exhibit will run through Oct. 26.

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