Today is Friday, Dec. 27, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. It should be a nice day in Salem. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect it to be sunny, with a high near 37. Tonight should be partly cloudy, with a low around 29. (sunrise, 7:12 a.m.; low tide, 12:17 p.m.; sunset, 4:17 p.m.; high tide, 6:27 p.m.)
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3. Salem residents recycle electronics for free on the last Saturday of each month. So on Saturday you can drop off your items at the DPW, 5 Jefferson Ave., from 8 a.m. to noon. Click Herefor more information.