Five Things to Know: Boys' Basketball Bounced
Here are the five things you need to know before you start your day in Salem.
Today is Monday, March 4, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. You'll want to be prepared for some wet and windy weather today. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect snow showers between 9 and 11 a.m., then scattered rain showers. Otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Tonight should be mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. (sunrise, 6:13 a.m.; low tide, 10:16 a.m.; high tide, 4:22 p.m.; sunset, 5:36 p.m.)
2. A Peabody man accused of strangling a woman and attacking local police officers outside of the Salem Home Depot Saturday night is expected to be arraigned on an attempted murder charge this morning. Click Here for our full story.
3. The Salem City Council Committee on Ordinances, Licenses and Legal Affairs will meet tonight at City Hall on Washington Street. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m, according to the posted agenda.
4. Salem High School's boys' varsity basketball team was knocked out of the state playoffs Friday night when they suffered a tough 82-61 loss to Brighton. Congratulations on a great season!
5. Today in History: On March 4, 1776, the Continental Army fortified Dorchester Heights with cannon, leading the British to abandon the Siege of Boston.
For more things going on in Salem today, check out our events calendar.