5T: Foam Sword Fun, Cold and Windy Day and School Vacation

Five things to know today.


Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 

Today is Monday, Feb. 18. Here are 5 things you need to know:

  • Sunny but cold: Looks like a cool and blustery day today. According to the National Weather Service we can expect sunny skies with a high near 32 degrees. It will be windy with gusts as high as 37 miles per hour and wind chill values as low as -2 degrees. Partly cloudy tonight with a low around 20 degrees. 
  • Holiday closings: Town offices and other instituations are closed today in observation of President's Day. Click here for a full list of what is opened and closed.
  • School vacation: Burlington Public Schools will be closed this week for winter break. 
  • Foam sword fun: Guard Up! Family Swordsmanship & NERF is holding vacation week sessions this week. This morning they are holding a foam sword adventure for children ages 6 and up. Click here for more information. 
  • Winter Parking: A reminder that the town's Winter Parking Ban went into effect on December 1. There is now no on-street parking from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. There have been many logged citation in the Burlington Police logs so they are actively enforcing this parking ban.


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