Five Things to Know: North Shore 'Idol' Contestant Makes Top Eight
Essential daily information at a glance, including good news for Angie Miller of Beverly, who is making a real run at being this year's "American Idol."
1. Weather Watch: Scattered sprinkles after 2 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 9 to 13 mph.
- Sunrise: 6:42 a.m.
- High tide: 8:05 a.m.
- Low tide: 2:22 p.m.
- Sunset: 6:58 p.m.
2. Wondering About Your Property Tax Abatement?: If you thought the town over-valued your home (i.e. made you pay too much in property taxes), the abatement process continues. This morning the Board of Assessors keeps going through the applications. The town promises decisions in writing within 90 days of you making the application.
3. Marblehead Schools' Leader Announces Resignation: Last night the superintendent, Greg Maass, announced he would be stepping down. We're gathering more information and hope to post it later today.
4. North Shore "American Idol" Contestant Makes Top Eight: Angie Miller of Beverly made it through to the round of eight according to voting results announced Thursday night. Congratulations, Angie! You can follow all the Angie Miller news at our Beverly Patch topic page about her.
5. Harvard Shocks Basketball World With NCAA Upset: The Crimson won their first NCAA tournament game by upsetting New Mexico on Thursday night. Did that bust your bracket? Not mine. I knew they'd win. I've even got them getting through the next round.
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