5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 18

The Garden Club is hosting a plant sale at the senior center on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Our weekday morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations.

1. When you have to go, you have to go. The Shrewsbury police got a report of a man urinating in public after he went through recycle bins and trash cans in town. I don't think the proposed scavenger town bylaws will help prevent that in the future.

2. Tonight the Finance Committee, Board of Selectmen and School Committee are meeting to discuss the school budget that still shows a deficit of $280,000. The meeting is at the at 7 p.m.

3. The spring real estate market is heating up. One house sold for above the asking price in town. If you're a local Realtor, you can blog on Shrewsbury Patch. .

4. This Saturday is a plant sale at the from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pick up your favorite plants and flowers—it's time to get that garden started.

5. . We'll be crowning the winner after noon today.

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