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1. There is a 90 percent chance of rain before 2 p.m., then snow. High will be near 37. Calm wind will become east between 4 and 7 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible. Before 11 p.m., snow will turn to sleet. Accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected. East wind will be between 8 and 10 mph with a temperature low of around 30.
2. The Lancers get the 6th seed in the D3 boys basketball tourney. They host #11 Westwood 7 p.m. at Norton High School. Norton residents attending the game are encouraged to wear purple and white to show their support.
3. The Leaps into Comedy show will take place 7 p.m. at Trinity Bar & Restaurant. This show will feature Steve Sweeney and friends, who was in the comedy, "There's Something About Mary." Tickets will be $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
4. MMAS Black Box Theatre & Morini Gallery, 377 N. Main St., Mansfield, will hold a photo exhibit featuring the works of Margo Lemieux, Nancy Antico, Kathleen Ezersky, John Schreiber and Rebecca Skinner. The Morini Gallery is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and weekends and evenings by appointment. For more information call 508-339-2822.
5. Coming up at 9 a.m., read columnist Bob Havey’s take on the controversy surrounding Pheeny’s Island.