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5 Things You Need To Know Today, Wednesday, Nov. 21

Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest college student home for Thanksgiving break.

Here are five pieces of information designed to start your Thanksgiving preparation with sweet smells wafting through your kitchen and to help make you the smartest Redman preparing to make Thanksgiving miserable for the Wildcats once again!

1. Your Local 3-Day Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Thanksgiving Day Sunny, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
  • Thursday Night Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 33. Calm wind.
  • Friday Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

2. Reader Comment of the Day: "Amen Christine! We are the same! Christmas music starts on the way "home from grandma's house". Not before and I avoid store aisles that have Christmas stuff until the day after T-Day!
I will also boycott any store/chain that opens Thanksgiving for Christmas shopping!" Reader Bob, commenting on the story, "A Mom's Thoughts Before The Turkey Slides In The Oven."

3. Blog Post You Should Check Out: "Tewksbury High School DECA Fashion Show for Brain Cancer Research." Check out the awesome photos taken by Adriana Brown at the DECA Fashion Show to benefit the Meghan McCarthy Foundation. Terrific stuff!

4. It's Happening Today: Looking for something to do with the little ones today? Try the Drop in Preschool Thanksgiving Craft at the Tewksbury Public Library. The event starts at 11 a.m. and is for children ages 3 to 6. Join them in making a fun Thanksgiving craft today. No registration is required, just drop in any time during the hour to create!

5. Vote Early, Vote Often: OK, just vote once a day, but you get the idea. This is your chance to vote for the new anchor photo on the Tewksbury Patch Facebook Page. Click here to check out the possible photos and to cast your vote!

And Don't Forget!!!: Before you go shopping for your Thanksgiving fixin's, make sure you check out the Tewksbury Patch Grocery Page for coupons and specials at local supermarkets that can save you big buck. Click here to start saving!

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