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 Tuesday, March 27. Here are 5 things you need to know:
- Sunny, breezy and cool: Hang on to your hat today! According to the National Weather Service we can expect sunny skies with a high near 43. Breezy, with a north wind between 11 and 20 miles per hour and gusts as high as 30 mph. Increasing clouds tonight with a low around 23.
- Public meetings: The Route 3A Subcommittee is meeting at 6 p.m. in the Town Hall Annex basement meeting room. Burlington's in the main hearing room at . The Burlington in the committee meeting room at .
- Support BHS Music with a meal: Every Tuesday of this month is offering a deal where any customer who presents the attached certificate or states they want to participate to the BHS Music Boosters.
- Community group meeting: Help Me Help Someone's 2012 meetings at are scheduled for last Tuesday of each month and held in "Meeting Room 4" located on the Library's second floor. Board meeting hours are 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Committee hours are 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
- Scotland Yard breakthrough: On this day in 1905, the investigators at Scotland Yard use the newest technology—fingerprinting—to identify the murderers of a South London couple. A pair of shopkeepers were killed and their cash box stolen; but the thieves left behind a solid thumbprint. After learning that a witness saw two young men near the shop the day of the murders, Scotland Yard began looking for the killers. Alfred Stratton’s thumbprint matched the one on the cash box, and he and his brother, Albert, were convicted and later hung for the crime.