5 Things You Need To Know Today. Thursday, March 14
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person on the team.
Here are 5 pieces of information designed to get your Thursday off to a flying started and to help make you the smartest person at the watercooler.
1. Your 3-Day Local Weather Forecast:
- According to the NWS, today will be partly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 7 to 14 mph.
- Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
- Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 9 to 13 mph.
- Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
- Saturday A chance of snow, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
- Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
2. Reader Comment of the Day: "I don't understand this move. The old location was well maintained and had clearer parking spots. Hopefully they get the opportunity to turn this property into a gem. Slightly closer to the beach might be good for them, too." Reader Katie C.H., commenting on the story, "Is Greg's Roast Beef Closed For Good?"
3. Did You Know? Newly elected Pope Francis lived in a one-room apartment and regularly took the bus to work while serving as Archbishop of Buenos Aires. Learn more about the new Pope and local reaction to his election by clicking here.
4. It's Happening Today: Can you spell "Winner?" The WEF Spelling Bee is tonight at 7 p.m. at the Lodge of Elks, 777 South St., Tewksbury. Here's how it works: Teams of three members spell through several preliminary rounds called “Swarms”. The winner of each round then competes in a championship “Swarm” and a winning team is named. There is no solo spelling; each team of three decides its response. To participate: Local businesses can create or sponsor a team and pay a tax-deductible entry fee of $250. Individual team registration is $100 per team. There is no cost to be a spectator to the event.
5. Tickets? Tickets? Need Tickets?: We got tickets. Well, we know where you can get tickets to the Wilmington High State Championship hockey game on Sunday at the TD Garden. Click here for complete info,