1. Today is Thursday, Oct. 11. The National Weather Service predicts sunny skies and a high temperature of 58 degrees. Tonight will be partly cloudy, and the low will fall to 47 degrees.
2. Workers began rebuilding the inside of the Office of the Probate Court in Groton Town Hall this week. Electric and phone lines were installed Tuesday, work stations went in Wednesday, and the judge’s chambers will be worked on today. Chief Clerk Carolyn Bessette said the judge’s chambers used to look like an office, so people will notice the remodeling.
“This is actually going to look like a judge’s chambers,” she said. “It’s going to be totally different.”
3. The Groton Town Council decided Tuesday it supports locating the John Kelley Memorial at the parklet at the corner of Route 1 and Bank Street in downtown Mystic. The site looks down West Main Street and Town Manger Mark Oefinger said there may be room to the side of the patio area for the statute, according to the meeting minutes. A landscape architect for the streetscape project is also reviewing the plans, the minutes said.
4. Groton Human Services is accepting donations of toys, food and money for its upcoming holiday programs if you’d like to offer something. Gifts and food may be dropped off at the Human Services Building on Fort Hill Road from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday. For more information, call (860) 441-6760.
5. The Groton Regency will hold its senior breakfast at 9 a.m. today at the Regency Center at 1145 Poquonnock Road. The cost is $2. For more information, call (860) 446-3141.