5 Things You Need to Know Today: June 1
Here are the five things you need to know before you start your day in Marblehead.
Today is Friday, June 1, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. It should be another beautiful day in Marblehead. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect it to be sunny, with a high near 65. Tonight should be partly cloudy, with a low around 54. (sunrise, 5:08 a.m.; high tide, 8:46 a.m.; low tide, 2:52 p.m.; sunset, 8:14 p.m.)
3. Can you spell sylloge? After an incredible run, Marblehead's own Amber Born's competitive journey through the English vocabulary ended Thursday at the SCRIPPS National Spelling Bee. Born had advanced to the semifinal round yesterday after correctly spelling cinephile and pizzicato during the preliminary rounds. Click Here for the full story.
4. Marblehead High School's girls' varsity tennis team will take on Wakefield this afternoon in the first round of the state playoffs. The matches are scheduled to begin at the high school at 3 p.m., so consider stopping by to cheer them on!
5. Today in History: On June 1, 1812, U.S. President James Madison asked Congress to declare war on the United Kingdom.
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