"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Another mild December day is in store for today. According to Weather.com, temperatures will rise up to 53° on Tuesday in Wilmington. There is just a 10 percent chance of rain on the day, though skies will be mostly cloudy throughout.
2. Two boards are set to hold meetings on Tuesday in town. First at 5:30 p.m., the Board of Health meets inside Town Hall, Room 9. Then at 7:30 p.m. it's the Planning Board's turn, as they gather in the same location.
3. Did you miss anything to start the week in Wilmington? We provided plenty of holiday cheer on Monday with coverage of the tree lighting ceremonies, including a photo gallery, and with a look at pictures of the Sons of Italy's children's Christmas party. We also brought you the story of a pair of Wilmington residents who won a high school Super Bowl on Saturday.
4. Are you a fan of Wilmington Patch on social media? Our total continues to rise and we're now up to 1,889 Facebook fans. All you have to do to join that following is log onto our Facebook page and click "Like." We've also got 1,269 Twitter followers supporting us, so be sure to follow us there as well. Thanks for the support, Wilmington!
5. Have a great holiday light display in Wilmington? You could win $100,000 for Wilmington Public Schools. Enter your house in our Deck the House Contest and your home could be a national winner, or you could have your electric bill paid this holiday season. Do Wilmington proud!