: the referendum to approve the use of town funds to install geothermal HVAC system at Hicks Memorial Municipal Center passed yesterday, 683-480. We’ll have a more detailed update later in the day on what this means for the town and its residents.
In school news:
Homework club is cancelled this afternoon at Tolland Middle School.
Also at the middle school, the PTO is collecting Box Tops for Education. Students who bring in 10 Box Tops, which are on numerous products like Cheerios™, Hamburger Helper™ and Kleenex™, by the end of the month will be entered in a drawing for a movie pass or iTunes gift card. The PTO receives 10 cents per Box Top, and all money raised directly benefits TMS students and teachers.
CORRECTION: The Tolland High School will hold an orientation for 8th graders and their parents this evening, Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the THS cafeteria.
Be prepared for another full day at the senior center. It’s that time again to shoot the breeze and shoot some pool. Men can stop down for a game of between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Or if you have a knack for the knit, the capacity to crochet or you just plain heart the arts, join in at the at 11 a.m. Afterward, grab a bite to eat at the at noon.
At 1 p.m., luck is the name of the game. You can throw down a hand of , or draw a bone—pick a tile—at dominoes.
Come cheer on your Tolland Eagles when the boys basketball teams face Hartford Public at THS. The freshman team starts at 3:45 p.m. JV plays at 5:30 p.m. Varsity takes center court at 7 p.m.
Don't forget out to join the discussion in our Moms Talk Q & A at 4 p.m. Last week, the talk was on setting and maintaining boundaries. This week the will be bouncing off mom columnist Nancy Dylewski's article yesterday on .
The in the Council Chambers of Hicks Municipal Center at 7:30 p.m. In the ongoing process , the Board is considering reducing this school year from its 183 days to 180. The public is invited to join the discussion.
For a little something outside the box, shimmy over to Joanna’s Café in Somers tonight to taste enough of the weekend ahead to get you over the hump of the middle of the week. Beginner’s starts at 6 p.m., followed by an intermediate-level class at 7:20 p.m. is at 145 Main St in Somers.