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. The will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at the town hall and will discuss I-495 and the Burns Bridge projects.
2. On this day in 1865, the 13th Amendment was ratified. It abolished slavery and it came about eight months after the end of the Civil War. Want to read more about it? Stop by the library and pick up some books on the slavery.
3. Bring you child to the at 10:30 a.m. at the , 609 Main St.
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