1. We avoid another winter storm but still get some ugly weather today; showers become a steady rain, with a high temperature of 43 degrees. Sunrise is 6:53 a.m., sunset is 7 p.m. The overnight low falls to 29 degrees.
2. Have $55,000 and feel like rehabilitating a historic New London resort? That’s the required amount to have available to deposit in an auction of the Lighthouse Inn today at 3 p.m. The opening bid for the property will be $500,000.
3. The Public Library of New London’s “Shelf Awareness” book club continues today with Karen Russell’s Swamplandia. The discussion starts at 3 p.m. and copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.
5. Glenn Close, an actress whose roles include Stonington’s own Hope Springs, turns 66 today.