Five Things You Need to Know: Dec. 17
Local news for your morning.
Today is Monday, Dec. 17. Here are five things you need to know.
- Snow: Temperatures are expected to be in the mid-40s most of the day, with rain and snow throughout the day as well.
- Meeting: The Board of Selectmen will meet at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.
- Newtown: Here is a way you can help the families of the Newtown tragedy victims. And you can leave a message of support here.
- Show Your Elf: Share photos of your Elf on the Shelf here.
- This Day in History: In 1895, George L. Brownell received a patent for his paper-twine machine. In 1944, the Army announced the end of its policy of excluding Japanese-Americans from the West Coast, which ensured that Japanese-Americans were released from detention camps. In 1957, the United States successfully test-fired the Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time. In 1992, President George H.W. Bush signed the North American Free Trade Agreement.
To find more things to do today, check out our event listings.