Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
Today is Thursday, May 31. Here are 5 things you need to know:
- Here comes the sun: And I say it's all right. According to the National Weather Service the clouds of the last few days will be heading out and we can expect sunny skies with a high near 78 degrees. Mostly clear tonight with a low around 52.
- Public meetings: The Burlington Board of Assessors is meeting at 6 p.m. in the Annex hearing room.
- Dine for a cause: Bamboo Fine Asian Cuisine and Sushi Bar at 213 Burlington Road, Bedford will donate 15 percent of all dinner sales (eat in or take out) to Burlington’s People Helping People and the Burlington Food Pantry. Enjoy your favorite Chinese and Japanese dishes while providing much needed assistance to local families.
- Home game: The varsity baseball team is hosting Boston Latin Academy in a tournament game at 4 p.m. today at . Come down and cheer on the team.
- Home-grown terrorist caught: On this day in 2003, Eric Robert Rudolph, also known as the Olympic Park Bomber, was captured in Murphy, North Carolina by police officer Jeffrey Scott Postell of the Murphy Police Department. Rudolph was on the FBI 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list for 10 years for being a far-right terrorist responsible for a series of bombings in the United States between 1996 and 1998, which killed two people and injured at least 150 others. Rudolph was mostly known for the Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta on July 27, 1996, during the 1996 Summer Olympics.
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