5 Things You Need to Know Today: Feb. 2

Our daily digest of facts to keep you in-the-know on everything Salem.


Welcome to 5 Things You Need to Know Today, your place for useful facts. We'll provide this early morning digest each weekday to keep Salemites and Salem Patch users in-the-know.

  1. had a quick turnaround on the armed robbery at with the help of the Peabody police. A suspect in connection with theGood work.
  2. Were you delayed on Highland Avenue last night near the Lynn line? Did you hear helicopters? There was a rollover accident in Lynn. There was also a Medflight responding and news stations at the scene. 
  3. Wondering what the deal is with Salem Oil & Grease? The Planning Board will be discussing the property at scheduled for 7 p.m. at 120 Washington St.
  4. Congratulations to the following Salemites who made the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire this fall: Caitlin Crane, Jaime Dusseault, Danielle Eddows, Ashley LaBonte, Catherine Lovely Jessica Ngo, Ryan Parker and Danielle Pegnato. 
  5. We're loving the photo of the lightning strike at Jefferson at Salem Station by reader Thomas Stirling attached to our article. Be sure to submit your own via our Neighborhood Gallery.
William Legault February 02, 2012 at 03:32 PM
An early submission for photo of the year. Nice job Thomas.
Thomas Stirling February 02, 2012 at 04:44 PM
Thanks William!
Barbara Hashian February 02, 2012 at 06:02 PM
I love that photo, Thomas. So excited to personally know the photographer!
Thomas Stirling February 03, 2012 at 03:51 PM
Thanks Barbara :)


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