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Five Things You Need to Know: Aug. 22

Local news for your morning.

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 22. Here are five things you need to know:

  • Sunny Day: Temperatures are expected to be in the low 80s most of the day, with clear sunny skies.
  • Meeting: The Conservation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at
  • Blogging: Ever wanted to have your own blog? You can on  Patch. Contact Bryan.McGonigle@patch.com.
  • Letters: It's election season and we have a primary coming up soon. Want your voice heard? Send a Letter to the Editor to Bryan.McGonigle@patch.com.
  • This Day in History: In 1762, Ann Franklin became the editor of the Mercury of Newport in Rhode Island and the first female editor of an American newspaper. In 1775, England's King George III proclaimed the American colonies to be in a state of open rebellion. In 1938, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers appeared on the cover of "LIFE." In 1998, "The Howard Stern Radio Show" premiered on CBS.

To find more things to do today, check out our event listings.

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