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5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 18

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

Today is Friday, May 18, 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 63. Tonight should be mostly clear, with a low around 48. (sunrise, 5:18 a.m.; high tide, 10:30 a.m.; low tide, 4:20 p.m.; sunset, 8:02 p.m.)

2. The Marblehead Garden Club will host their 81st Annual Plant Sale tomorrow at Community Center on Atlantic Avenue. The event, which is free and open to the public, will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will feature wildflowers, perennials, annual, herbs, rock garden plants and ground cover plants.

3. Members of the Marblehead Board of Selectmen were sworn in at Wednesday night. Click Here to see a photo of board members taking the oath in front of the Spirit of '76.

4. Marblehead's new Town Administrator, Jeffrey Chelgren, attended his first Board of Selectmen's meeting at Wednesday night. Click Here for the full story.

5. Today in History: On May 18, 1631, in Dorchester, John Winthrop took the oath of office and became the first Governor of Massachusetts.

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


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