5 Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday, June 28

Bits of knowledge to help you be the smartest person daydreaming about heading to the Cape, while sitting at your cubicle.

Here are 5 pieces of information to help make you the smartest person bagging groceries at the supermarket.

1. Today's Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south between 6 and 9 mph. Tonight will feature showers likely before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind between 3 and 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

2. It's Happening Today: Tewksbury Youth Soccer Annual General Meeting June 28, 2011, 7:00pm–10:00pm Tewksbury Senior Center, 175 Chandler St, Tewksbury,

3. By the Numbers: 96 -- According to the Tewksbury Town Report, there were 96 "barking dog" complaints made to the animal control officer in 2010.

4. In case you missed it: More than 200 people showed up recently at Tewksbury Country Club for a special Red Cross Blood Drive in honor of two local students.

5. This Date in History: (According to infoplease.com)

June 28, 1914 -- Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated, setting off World War I.

June 28, 1919 -- The Treaty of Versailles was signed in France, ending World War I.

June 28, 1997 -- Boxer Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield's ear during their heavyweight title fight, earning a 16-month suspension.


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