5 Things You Need To Know Today. Wednesday, Jan. 9
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person in line at the donut shop.
Here are 5 pieces of information designed to get you over the hump on this Wednesday and to help make you the smartest person at your breakfast table.
1. Your Local 3-Day Weather Forecast:
- According to the NWS, today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
- Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 9 to 13 mph.
- Thursday Sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
- Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 25. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
- Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
- Friday Night A chance of showers between 8pm and 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
2. Reader Comment of the Day: "Talk about a poor plan. Many things are wrong with our education system longer hours is not the answer. We need to get away from standardized testing so teachers can actually teach." Reader A. Smart, commenting on the story, "Are Long School Days the Answer to Educational Concerns?"
3. It's Happening Today: The Tewksbury High Wrestling team is in action tonight against Central Catholic. The matches begin at 7 p.m. in the THMS Gym.
4. It's Happening Today, The Sequel: The Tewksbury School Committee will be meeting tonight at the Wynn Middle School at 7 p.m.
5. Quote of the Day: "If someone in my family was sick and their life was in danger and was in need of a bone marrow transplant, then I would pray that there was someone out there who was willing to step up." Manny Cabral, talking about his decision to donate bone marrow to a 30-year-old woman in need of a life-saving transplant.
And Another Thing: Are you unemployed? Underemployed? Just sick of your job? Check out the Tewksbury Patch Jobs Page. We have more than 7,300 job listings within 10 miles of Tewksbury! Click here and find your new job today!