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Daily Five: Grinders And Parks

Five things to know for September 15

1. Scattered thunderstorms might be coming through in the morning, but give way to sunshine in the afternoon. Sunrise is 6:29 a.m., sunset is 6:57 p.m. The high temperature reaches 74 degrees and the humidity point is 56 percent.

2. The second annual runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. will feature musical performers, food, children’s activities, nature walks, and more.

3. The comes to the today at noon. Among the celebration of Italian heritage, food, and music will be a 2 p.m. presentation by Mayor Daryl Finizio and the state of Connecticut to the family of Benedetto Capalbo recognizing New London as the inventor of the grinder. also features a new exhibit, “Italian Visions/Visioni Italiano,” as part of the 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. gallery opening of New London’s Art Night.

4. Want to keep up with the election news? Check out the elections tab to see the latest.

5. Tommy Lee Jones, an actor known for roles in movies such as The Fugitive and Men in Black (and, of course, the Stonington-based Hope Springs) turns 66 today.

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