1. Today is forecast to be sunny, with a high near 96 with heat index values as high as 100, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 69.
2. Residents seeking a break from the hot temperatures today are welcome to visit ry and the the , the and to cool off.
3. The high school graduation is Saturday at 6 p.m. outside on the football field but it is forecast to rain. If it does, the graduation will be held in the auditorium (which actually accommodates more people than the bleachers outside do) and will be telecast into the cafeteria to the overflow crowd.
4. There is a sidewalk art contest today at the Bill Library. Stop in and see the artwork as soon as you can because it won’t be there long.
5. Later this month, if you find yourself backed up in traffic anywhere on Route 12 from Christie Hill Road up to Norwich State Hospital in Preston, direct your complaints to Mayor John Rodolico. He said the grinding and resurfacing will start near the end of the June and will finish within 54 days. He opted for traffic delays during commuter hours over nighttime construction because loss of sleep is harder to defend than traffic delays.