5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 31
Here are the five things you need to know before you start your day in Marblehead.
Today is Thursday, May 31, 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 71. Tonight should be mostly clear, with a low around 55. (sunrise, 5:08 a.m.; high tide, 7:47 a.m.; low tide, 1:56 p.m.; sunset, 8:13 p.m.)
2. Columbia Pictures Location Manager Mark Fitzgerald appeared at a Board of Selectmen's meeting Wednesday night and laid out plans for the next two weeks of Grown Ups 2 filming. Click Here for all the details.
3. Two local firefighters were promoted to the rank of captain during a ceremony at Abbot Hall Wednesday night. The Marblehead Fire Department promoted Jeff Martin and Gregg McLaughlin. Click Here for the full story.
4. Marblehead High School's varsity softball team will take on Wakefield in the first round of the playoffs this afternoon. The game is scheduled to begin at 3:15 p.m. at Marblehead Veterans Middle School, so consider stopping by to cheer them on!
5. Today in History: On May 31, 1859, the clock tower at the Houses of Parliament, which houses Big Ben, started keeping time.
For more things going on in Marblehead today, check out our events calendar.