5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 5

Your Patch Facts for the day.

Five Things You Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section.

1. Today there will be areas of drizzle before 1 p.m. Patchy fog is expected before 10 a.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind will be between 5 and 9 mph. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind will be around 6 mph becoming calm.

2. Today is the starting 8:30 a.m. To sign up the day of the event, meet at the VFW at 38 Summer Street, Norton. Don’t forget to wear gloves, long pants, long sleeve shirts and the “Keep Norton Beautiful safety green t-shirt over your other clothes.

3. A family fun craft show featuring indoor and outdoor markets, facepainting, prizes and more will be held 10 a.m. at 68 Mill St., Foxborough. Proceeds will help raise money for the Mill Street Playground.

4. Town Manager Michael Yunits is offering a few changes to the upcoming Norton town budget, proposing to reduce the Town Clerk’s raise and add to the staff of the communications department while reducing the town’s donation to the . To read more, click . 

5. At 2 p.m. check out what neighboring towns have been up to in our Region Roundup.


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