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5 Things You Need To Know Today: Wednesday, Jan. 9

Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person in line at the donut shop.

Here are 5 pieces of information designed to get you over the hump on this Wednesday and to help make you the smartest person at your breakfast table.

1. Your Local 3-Day Weather Forecast: 

  • According to the NWS, today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 43. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 27. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
  • Friday Night A chance of showers between 8pm and 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

2. Reader Comment of the Day: "They tore down a house my grandmother once lived in to make that park. I say we should get as much use of it as we can! I missed the farmers market, love the dog show. A skating rink would be a thing of beauty! What a shame." Reader Deborah Guzevich, commenting on the blog entry, "Town Common Skating Rink on Ice!"

3. It's Happening Today: Who needs the NHL? Check out this hockey game pitting the Middle School Teachers vs 8th Grade Students! The puck will drop at 4 p.m. at the Stoneham Arena and admission is just $3. This should be a lot of fun!

4. It's Happening Today, The Sequel: Looking for a unique way to get back in shape after the holidays? Try Martial Arts For Life at Body Mind Systems, 263 Main St. Class begins at 6 p.m. Body Mind Systems specializes in teaching men and women how to use martial arts training to improve themselves, and therefore affects every other aspect of their life, which then creates a more successful and meaningful life. The first two weeks of training are free!

5. Quote of the Day: "MIDNet now puts this valuable info at our fingertips in minutes, if not seconds. In this period of budget and staffing shortages, MIDNet is an incredible public safety tool that allows us to work smarter and not harder.”

And Another Thing: Are you unemployed? Underemployed? Just sick of your old job? Check out the Stoneham Patch Jobs Page. We have more than 2,300 job listings within 5 miles of Stoneham! Click here to start your job hunt.

Bob Lee May 08, 2013 at 04:51 AM
Have you been looking to learn self-defense this summer before going off to college? Start today and spend your summer preparing to handle yourself under any circumstance! http://www.bodymindsystems.com/self-defense.html

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