5T: A Whist Trophy, A Stolen Baby Carriage & More

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Here are five things you need to know today in Woburn:


1) Getting ready for the SATs

If you are the parent of a high-schooler, you'll want to take note of this first item in today's column. The Pre-SAT test (PSATs) will be held at Woburn Memorial High School this Saturday. In order for your child to take the test, he or she must register before tomorrow in the Guidance Office. Test cost is $28. 

2) High school sports

Lots of WMHS sports going on today! The girls' varsity field hockey team is scheduled to play at Arlington High at 3:30 p.m. this afternoon. The girls' JV soccer is also playing AHS at 3:45 in Arlington. Girls' varsity soccer will take the field at AHS at 7 p.m. Here at home, we have boys' and girls' varsity cross country meets. 


3) Warming up

According to the National Weather Service's specialized forecast just for Woburn, the balmy weather will stay with us today as temperatures will hover around 60 degrees. However, watch out for a strong wind, gusts could reach 28 miles per hour.


4) In case you missed it

The weekend police log featured several incidents, including a man pounding on a neighbor's door after his baby carriage was stolen from his driveway. Also in the log? A toddler accused a teenager of assaulting him in a convenience store. Check out those reports and more here. 


5) Headlines in history

Let's take a walk through Woburn's history, shall we? Some headlines in newspapers regarding Oct. 16 events in Woburn were:

  • 1903—Trophy Stays With Towanda—A whist tournament
  • 1921—Woburn Wins, 7 to 0, on a Salem Fumble—Football
  • 1925—We Kennedy Dead, Long in Woburn Post Office—Obituary
  • 1937—Saugus Wins Fifth Straight, Beating Woburn 13-0—Football


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