Five Things to Know: Gov. Patrick in Town Today
Here are the five things you need to know before you start your day in Salem.
Today is Friday, March 15, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. It should be another chilly day in Salem. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect it to be cloudy, with a hear near 39. Tonight should be increasingly cloudy, with a low around 26. (sunrise, 6:54 a.m.; low tide, 8:48 a.m.; high tide, 2:51 p.m.; sunset, 6:49 p.m.)
2. Gov. Deval Patrick will be visiting Salem this morning. At 9:30 a.m., Patrick will be touring the Canal Street transportation project. At 10:30 a.m. he will stop by Bentley Elementary to discuss increased investments in early elementary education. Check back Saturday morning for full coverage.
3. Salem city councilors gave a proposed Senior Center project the green light at their meeting at City Hall Thursday night. The new senior center, which has been more than 30 years in the making, will be constructed at the intersection of Boston and Bridge streets. Click Here for our full story.
4. Looking to take in some live music this weekend? Click Here to check out this week's line-up of musical acts performing at venues across Salem. A big thank you to John Andrews for putting this blog post together.
5. Today in History: On March 15, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson sent 4,800 US troops to the US Mexico border to pursue Pancho Villa.
For more things going on in Salem today, check out our events calendar.