1. A high tree pollen alert is in effect for the area, and fog and clouds roll out in the morning to be replaced by sun and pleasantly mild temperatures getting up to 64 degrees. Sunrise is 5:53 a.m., sunset is 8:41 p.m.
2. A “Future Forum” will be taking place in the Weller Center at today at 7:30 a.m. If you’re up this early, are interested, and haven’t RSVPed yet, you might want to give a call to April Hodsdon at 860-701-5027 to do so.
3. The meeting from Monday evening included testimony that rates are unlikely to be affected and that a change in the fee measurements at the is on its way. We’ll be working to get the full story for this afternoon.
4. Today’s Viewfinder looks at Earth Fest at . The photos, accompanied by a video this week, post at 2 p.m.
5. It’s the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, where an explosion at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine led to 31 deaths and widespread radioactive contamination.