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5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 8

The Shrewsbury police arrest a break-in suspect after a two-hour manhunt on Minuteman Way.

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. . He chased the suspect out of his yard and after a search with the aide of the state police helicopter and K-9 unit, the Shrewsbury police arrested a local man and charged him in the break-in. The investigation continues and the man will be arraigned in Westborough District Court later on today.

2. Shrewsbury Patch readers are talking about their favorite place to visit in the area. Where's your favorite staycation locations? .

3. Are you dying to know something about Shrewsbury, but don't know who to ask? We love asking readers' questions, so send them our way. Email your questions to Shrewsbury Patch Editor Jennifer Lucarelli at Jennifer.Lucarelli@patch.com.

4. . The selectmen met last month to hear from neighbors who were concerned that Drexel was loose, but the owner did not attend the hearing. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the town hall and the fate of the dog is expected to be determined.

5. Bring your kids to the for the , 10:30 a.m., 609 Main St.

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