Today is Wednesday, Nov. 28, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect a slight chance of rain between noon and 4 p.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Tonight should be mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. (sunrise, 6:50 a.m.; high tide, 10:50 a.m.; sunset, 4:12 p.m.; low tide, 5:00 p.m.)
3. A man arrested Monday afternoon in connection with a recent armed robbery at Town Variety in Peabody may help Salem detectives nail down who robbed a 7-Eleven in Salem last week. Click Here for the details.
4. We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America—the best “decked” house in the country. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16.
5. Today in History: On Nov. 28, 1941, a fire in the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston killed 491 people.
For more things going on in Salem today, check out our events calendar.