5 Things You Need to Know Today: Monday, Oct. 22

Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person in the coffee shop.

Here are five pieces of information designed to get your week off to a rousing start and to help make you the smartest person in the cafeteria.

1. Your 3-Day Local Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
  • Tuesday Night Patchy fog between 3am and 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
  • Wednesday Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 59.
  • Wednesday Night Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

2. Reader Comment of the Day: "We need term limits." Reader Michael Adams, commenting on the story, "Tierney And Tsongas Goes Door-To-Door In Tewksbury."

3. It's Happening Today: Tewksbury Youth Football - McDonald's Family Dine Out Night. Tewksbury Youth Football in conjunction with Tewksbury will be hosting a family dine out night. This event will occur on October 22nd from 5 pm to 8 pm, and  20% of all the proceeds will benefit the Youth Football and Cheerleading program. Stop by for a night out to help raise money to support our program.  You may even catch a coach serving the french fries.

4. Quote of the Day: “Eddie Matovu did some really good stuff. We’ve been looking for him to make big plays." Tewksbury High football coach Brian Aylward, after Matovu scored three times in the Redmen's 38-20 win over Lawrence High on Saturday.

5. Don't Forget To Vote Today!: For your favorite pumpkin that is. Pumpkin Decorating Contest Voting at the Tewksbury Public Library. Voting for our pumpkin decorating contest begins on Monday, October 22 and runs through Thursday, October 25.  Vote in person at the library or vote through our blog at librarypumpkincontest.blogspot.com


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