5 Things You Need to Know Today, Feb. 15

A chance of morning snow and showers, edible art at the library and voter registration deadline.

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.

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 15. Here are 5 things you need to know:

  • Messy but warm: Looks like it could be kind of an sloppy day. According to the National Weather Service we have a chance of rain and snow showers before noon, followed by a chance of rain showers after 2 p.m. Otherwise cloudy with a high near 49 degrees. Slight chance of showers early tonight with a low around 30. 
  • Public meeting: Burlington's Ways & Means Committee is meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the main hearing room at Town Hall. The meeting will focus on budget reviews for various town departments, including the , Capital Budget Committee and recreation programs. 
  • Voter registration: Today is the last day to register for the March 6 Massachusetts primaries. Come down to the Town Clerk's office at to register if you haven't yet. 
  • Edible art: The Burlington Public Library is hosting an "Edible Art: Valentine's Day" program from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. today. Come down and decorate some heart-shaped sugar cookies. 
  • Go ahead, invade us: On this day in 1776, Governor Francis Legge of Nova Scotia reported that some residents had written a letter to General George Washington asking him to “invade Nova Scotia at his earliest possible convenience,” according to History.com. But two days later, the Continental Congress voted that Washington should investigate going to Nova Scotia, but not the destruction of Halifax.


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