Today is Friday, Sept. 6, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. It should be another beautiful day in Salem. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect it to be sunny, with a high near 69. Tonight should be mostly clear, with a low around 54. (sunrise, 6:13 a.m.; low tide, 6:15 a.m.; high tide, 12:30 p.m.; sunset, 7:08 p.m.)
2. Don't forget! Today is a Salem First Friday - on the first Friday of every month, downtown Salem businesses will stay open until at least 8 p.m. Businesses will host special events and entertainment, offer discounts and promotions. Click Here for more information.
3. Salem High School's girls' varsity volleyball team will hit the road to take on Medford this evening. The game is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m., so consider stopping by to cheer them on!
4. Looking for something fun to do in Salem this weekend? Click Here to check out this week's list of five fun things to do right here in the city.
5. Today in History: On Sept. 6, 1995, Cal Ripken Jr., of the Baltimore Orioles, played his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking a record that stood for 56 years.