Today is Tuesday, Nov. 13, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. Be prepared for some wet weather today. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect showers, with a temperature falling to around 48 by 5 p.m. Tonight should be partly cloudy, with a low around 36. (sunrise, 6:32 a.m.; high tide, 9:52 a.m.; low tide, 4:14 p.m.; sunset, 4:22 p.m)
2. An Ipswich man was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, second offense, Sunday night following two car accidents in downtown Salem. Click Here for today's Salem Patch police log.
3. The Salem Housing Authority will meet tonight on Charter Street. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and will be held at 27 Charter St.
4. Our readers are our site’s biggest assets and when we were thinking about what photo to use for the top of our Salem Patch Facebook page, we figured we’d leave it up to you. We are inviting you to share your favorite photo of your hometown. Click Here to submit your photograph.
5. Today in History: On Nov. 13, 1956, the United States Supreme Court declared Alabama laws requiring segregated buses illegal.
For more things going on in Salem today, check out our events calendar.