5 Things You Need to Know Today. Thursday, March 21
Bits of Knowledge to help make you the smartest person at the watercooler.
Here are 5 pieces of information designed to get your Thursday started on the right foot and to help make you the smartest leaf on your family tree.
1. Your 3-Day Local Weather Forecast:
- According to the National Weather Service, today we will see increasing clouds, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
- Tonight A slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
- Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 10 to 13 mph.
- Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
- Saturday Sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
- Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
2. Reader Comment of the Day: "I certainly agree, that would be the better way to do things. This is a blog fest and rather unproductive. Mudslinging from both directions never works it just adds tension and fuels anger and frustration. I never want to do anything like this, but defending ourselves is necessary if untrue statements are being made and false accusations. I hope we can resolve this soon." reader Dave, commenting on the story, "LETTER: Selectmen, Town Manager Respond to Firefighter's Accusations."
3. It's Happening Today: the Finance Committee is scheduled to meet today at 7:15 p.m. at the Community Room in Police Headquarters.
4. Do Not Go Shopping Today!: Well, not until you check out the Tewksbury Patch Grocery Page. You can print out coupons for several area grocery stores and drug stores, including Walgreen's, Hannaford, Stop and Shop and more. Click here to check out the awesome savings.
5. Oh, And Another Thing: Today is the first full day of spring!! No, really! Look outside, can't you tell? The Robins digging up worms, the smell of the grass ... No? Me neither. But it's true. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, spring officially arrived at 7:03 a.m. on March 20.