Budget Referendum, Grey Towers, and English Conversation

5 things you need to know about Simsbury on Tuesday, May 15, 2012.


Good morning Simsbury! Today is Tuesday, May 15, 2012 and there are 230 days left in the year.

Today's Weather: Patchy fog is expected before 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service daily forecast. Otherwise it will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a high near 66 degrees.

Tonight: Showers expected with periods of heavy rain. Otherwise cloudy with patchy fog and an overnight low near 58 degrees.

Today is the Town Budget Referendum. Simsbury residents will have the opportunity to vote on the proposed 2012-13 town budget and capital projects today from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Henry James Memorial School.

There's always room for improvement, and the Simsbury Public Library English Conversation Group for adults aims to help anyone wishing to improve their spoken English. Classes will be held Tuesday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in the Friends Café on the upper level of the Library. Contact Marty at (860) 217-0635 or email her at mallison1@cinci.rr.com or Library Director Susan Bullock at 860-658-7663 x2103 or sbullock@simsburylibrary.info for more information.

There's still space available for the Simsbury Free Library bus trip to visit the Grey Towers National Historic Landmark in Milford, Pennsylvania. The trip will take place on Wednesday, May 23. To register for the bus tour, call (860) 408-1336 or email simsburyfreelibrary@gmail.com.  For more information about Grey Towers, visit www.greytowers.org.

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