5 Things You Need to Know Today: April 18
Here are the five things you need to know before you start your day in Marblehead.
Today is Wednesday, April 18, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. It will be another beautiful spring day in Marblehead. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect it to be sunny, with a high near 54. Tonight should be mostly clear, with a low around 41. (sunrise, 5:56 a.m.; high tide, 10:14 a.m.; low tide, 4:13 p.m.; sunset, 7:29 p.m.)
2. Marblehead High School's boys' varsity lacrosse team will take on Salem tonight under the lights at Piper Field. The game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and it should be a great night to take in a lacrosse game.
3. At their meeting Wednesday night, the town's Board of Selectmen unanimously approved naming the second week in August "Maritime Week" in preparation for Marblehead's first Maritime Festival, which is being organized in part by the Marblehead Chamber of Commerce. For full details about the event, click here.
5. Today in History: On April 18, 1775, the British advancement by sea began and Paul Revere and other riders began warning the countryside of troop movements.
For more things going on in Marblehead today, check out our events calendar.