Five Things You Need to Know: Jan. 16
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Today is Wednesday, Jan. 16. Here are five things you need to know.
- Snow: Temperatures are expected to be in the mid-30s most of the day, with snow in the morning adding up to about 3-to-4 inches of snow.
- Meeting: The Conservation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at Town Hall
- Flu Shot: Many local pharmacies are out of flu shots. Doctors Express has reported that they still have vaccines.
- Energy Help: The Salvation Army’s Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund opened to applications on Wednesday. The fund is a cooperative effort between the state's energy companies, their customers and The Salvation Army. It helps households in temporary crisis who do not qualify for federal or state assistance with the payment of their energy expenses. This year's Fund disbursement is $350 per eligible household for the heating season. For more information on the Fund and how to apply, call 800-334-3047. To donate, go to www.magoodneighbor.org or call 1-800- SAL-ARMY.
- This Day in History: In 1896, the first five-player college basketball game was played in Iowa. In 1920, Prohibition went into effect in the United States. In 1944, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower took command of the Allied invasion force in London. In 1998, NASA announced that John Glenn would fly aboard the space shuttle Discovery.
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