Oxford Daily Briefing: Oct 23

50/50 chance of rain this evening and afternoon.


Today is Tuesday, October 23, the 297th day of the year and Mole Day.

Today's Headlines

Last Debate: Who Won?

Sports: Esteves scores four TDs in Oxford win

State News: CT Budget Deficit Rises to $60M

Today's Weather 

Tuesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 11 .am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

Tuesday Night: A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

Events & Reminders

  • The Oxford Conservation and Inland Wetlands Commission will meet at 7:30 tonight. The commission is expected to receive a resolution from its attorney that it will read to deny a trailer park plan.
  • The Oxford Economic Development Commission will meet at 7 tonight at Town Hall. See agenda here.  

Today in History

  • 1861: President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus in Washington, D.C. for all military-related cases.
  • 1929: The first North American transcontinental air service begins between New York City and Los Angeles.
  • 1946: The United Nations General Assembly convenes for the first time, at an auditorium in Flushing, Queens, New York.
  • 1958: The Smurfs, a fictional race of blue dwarves later popularized in a Hanna-Barbera animated cartoon series, appear for the first time in the story La flute à six schtroumpfs, a Johan and Peewit adventure by Peyo that is serialized in the weekly comics magazine Spirou.
  • 2001: Apple announces the iPod.

Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.


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