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5 Things you Need to Know Today: Oct. 3

Here are the five things you need to know before you start your day in Marblehead.

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 3, and here are the five things you need to know:

1. Be prepared for some more wet weather today. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect isolated showers,  with a high near 62. Tonight should be cloudy, with a low around 61. (sunrise, 6:43 a.m.; low tide, 7:38 a.m.; high tide, 1:51 p.m.; sunset, 6:20 p.m.)

2. Have you stopped by the Marblehead Museum and Historical Society yet to check out the new exhibit? If you haven't Click Here for a virtual tour around the exhibit, which is focused on life in Marblehead during the War of 1812.

3. A representative of the Essex District Attorney's Office has identified the body discovered off of the coast of Marblehead Monday afternoon as Maryan Lisovich, of Lynn, who went missing while kayaking last month. Click Here for our full story.

4. A historic marker that mysteriously disappeared in the 1960s was recently reinstated near the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Beach Street. Click Here to see a picture of the marker and to read our full story.

5. Today in History: On Oct. 3, 1789, George Washington made the first Thanksgiving Day designated by the United States government.

For more things going on in Marblehead today, check out our events calendar.

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