Today is Tuesday, Sept. 17, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. It should be a beautiful day in Salem. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect it to be sunny, with a high near 67. Tonight should be clear, with a low around 48. (sunrise, 6:25 a.m.; high tide, 9:51 a.m.; low tide, 3:53 p.m.; sunset, 6:49 p.m.)
2. Don't forget! Salem's Primary Election is today, so be sure to get out there and vote. Click Here for a complete list of polling locations in Salem. Today voters will be asked to narrow the field for four races: School Committee, City Council Ward 4, City Council Ward 6 and the race for the mayor's office. Salem Patch will post full results tonight.
3. Fall street sweeping will continue in Salem today. Click Here to view a complete list of the streets that are scheduled to be swept between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. today.
4. The Salem Park and Recreation Commission will meet tonight at the Senior Center on Broad Street. The meeting, scheduled to begin at 6:45 p.m., is expected to feature a discussion regarding a request for permission to film at a city park, according to the posted agenda.
5. Today in History: On Sept. 17, 2001, the New York Stock Exchange reopened for trading after the September 11 attacks, ending the longest closure since the Great Depression.