1. Sunny with increasing clouds in the afternoon and evening. Sunrise is 5:24 a.m., sunset is 8:23 p.m., high temperature is 79 degrees, and humidity hits 52 percent.
2. Why not take your lunch break on the waterfront today? The ships of OpSail 2012 will start departing down the Thames River at 11 a.m.
3. Two committees of the City Council meet tonight. The convenes at 6 p.m. to discuss a in city parks and near the entrances of municipal buildings, while the will discuss an ordinance on water and sewer rates at 7 p.m.
4. Wondering what your drive to work is going to be like or how much you’ll have to shell out at the pump? The Commute section can help you figure it out.
5. Fred Savage, a former child actor best known for his role on The Wonder Years, turns 36 today. Savage has since turned his focus to directing and has been behind the camera on a number of episodes of comedies such as Ugly Betty, Modern Family, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.