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.
- Scrub had a fun day Wednesday. A local Boston company was scouting the store for an in-house customer service training video. The video is supposed to occur in a retail store and coffee shop, and Scrub caught the company's eye. Check out the attached photo for a shot of Scrub in the spotlight.
- The Northeast Animal Shelter got a special surprise from Panera Bread's Warm Up Wednesday Campaign Crew yesterday. Coffee, fresh baked cookies and even treats for the shelter animals made the morning a little sweeter.
- If you did not have the chance yesterday, take a look at the YouTube videos from the Salem Masonic Temple and Armory fires we showcased. Yesterday was the anniversary of the 1982 blazes.
- We are very excited to welcome Bob Broderick to our Local Voices lineup. For those of you who know Bob, he always has a kind word, big smile and a love of music. Join us in welcoming Bob and check out his first post here.
- Stewart Lytle has a report on some possible technological developments in the city coming up at 10 a.m. Be sure to tune in.