5 Things You Need to Know Today: Aug. 27
Here are the five things you need to know before you start your day in Marblehead.
Today is Monday, Aug. 27, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. It should be a beautiful day in Marblehead. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect it to be mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Tonight should be mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. (sunrise, 6:03 a.m.; high tide, 8:00 a.m.; low tide, 1:40 p.m.; sunset, 7:25 p.m.)
2. It's back to school time, which means it's time for local athletes to hit the field. Marblehead High School's field hockey tryouts are scheduled to take place at Seaside Park this morning. The tryouts are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., so consider stopping by to cheer them on!
3. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and his partner Buzz Aldrin made history when they became the first people to ever walk on the moon. Armstrong died Saturday, suffering complications following his recent cardiac bypass surgery. Now we want to know where you were when he stepped foot on the moon. Click Here to share your story.
4. A man renting a home on Kimball Street reportedly suffered burns to his face Friday when a propane grill "blew up in his face," according to Friday's police log. Click Here to check out our daily police log post.
5. Today in History: On Aug. 26, 1776, in what is now Brooklyn, N.Y., forces under General William Howe defeated Americans under General George Washington.
For more things going on in Marblehead today, check out our events calendar.