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Five things to know for Wednesday, May 2.


Weather: Don't get your hopes up if you want sunshine anytime soon. A slight chance of showers after 9 a.m. Patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Showers also possible through the evening. More clouds Thursday and Friday, according to NOAA.

Selectmen to meet: The Portland Board of Selectmen will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Portland Public Library. Among the items on the agenda, setting a date for a public hearing on the proposed blight ordinance.

Keep the power on: Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P) and Yankee Gas are reminding customers who may be having difficulty paying their electric or natural gas bills that now is the time to call and sign up for programs that can assist them. Winter protection for those who qualified ended on May 1. To sign up for CL&P's Budget Billing program, call 800-286-2000 or visit www.cl-p.com. To sign up for the Yankee Gas Budget Billing program, call 800-989-0900 or visit www.yankeegas.com.

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Feel like a good book discussion? Come to the East Hampton Public Library at 6:30 p.m. for a discussion of John le Carre's classic novel, The Spy Who Came in From the Cold. The plot is set in the early 1960s and features a triple-bluff by the British Secret Service against what was then East Germany. No registration required.

Shoreline showdown: East Hampton (4-4) will host defending Class S champion Hale-Ray (6-5) in a Shoreline Conference softball game at 3:45 p.m.


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