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1. Patchy fog is expected before 7 a.m. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 62. Southwest wind will be between 9 and 11 mph. Patchy fog is also expected before 8 p.m., then after 9 p.m. There will be a low around 45.
2. Gov. Michael Dukakis will join a panel discussion with Professor Jay Goodman and Steve Poftak of the Pioneer Institute 8 p.m. in the Mary Lyon May Room of Wheaton College. They will discuss the merits of various forms of taxation, the emerging role the Occupy movement in the national debate, and their views on the role taxation will play in the discourse of the 2012 national elections.
3. Maplewood Country Day Camp & Enrichment Center, 150 Foundry St, South Easton, will hold an A-Long Class dropin at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months to 5 years. Cost is $15 for non-members and $8 for siblings. This one and a half hour class includes activities such as singing, marching, playing, gymnastics, creativity and more. For more information call 508-238-2387.
4. This week’s cat up for adoption at Nine Lives is Trouble. To learn more about this 6-month-old cat, click here.
5. Later this afternoon, Norton Patch will post the police log. Tune in to see what Norton Police Department was up to.