Today is Wednesday, Sept. 4, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. It should be a picture-perfect day in Salem. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect it to be sunny, with a high near 78. Tonight should be cloudy, with a low around 59. (sunrise, 6:11 a.m.; high tide, 11:14 a.m.; low tide, 5:11 p.m.; sunset, 7:12 p.m.)
2. Rise and shine, it's the first day of school for Salem public school students! Click Here to view this year's school calendar and remember to be prepared for increased traffic.