Stonington — Absentee ballots for the Oct. 17 referendum in which taxpayers will be asked to bond $2.7 million to upgrade the town’s athletic fields and $3.5 million to fix roads are now available in the Town Clerk’s office.
All voters eligible to vote in the upcoming referendum may vote by absentee ballot if they will be out of town on referendum day or have an illness or physical disability which prevents them from going to the polls.
Voters must apply in person or have someone pick up an application at the Town Clerk’s Office. There are no mailing provisions for referendum ballots.
Polls will be open from noon to 8 p.m. at the following polling places: Districts 1 and 3: Stonington Borough Fire Dept.; District 2, Pawcatuck Fire Station and Districts 4 and 5, B. F. Hoxie Engine Co. fire house.
Anyone with questions about absentee ballots can call the Town Clerk’s office at 860-535-5060.