Today is Thursday, Sept. 6, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. It should be a beautiful day in Marblehead. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect it to be partly sunny, with a high near 72. Tonight should be mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. (sunrise, 6:14 a.m.; low tide, 9:35 a.m.; high tide, 3:51 p.m.; sunset, 7:08 p.m.)
2. It may not be as exciting as Grown Ups 2, but the Board of Selectmen will sit down with Independence Media Friday morning to discuss the filming of a commercial at a landing here in town. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. at .
5. Today in History: On Sept. 6, 1970, two passenger jets bound from Europe to New York were simultaneously hijacked by Palestinian terrorists and flown to Jordan.
For more things going on in Marblehead today, check out our events calendar.