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5T: Blood Drive in Honor of Caitlyn MacPhee on Saturday

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

 

1) Boxwood decorating

Head over to McCue Garden Center tomorrow and learn how to decorate a Boxwood tree for yourself or for a holiday gift! Class is $25. 

 

2) Blood drive

There will be a blood drive for Children's Hospital at the Woburn Masonic Lodge on Arlington Road Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The drive is in honor of Caitlyn MacPhee, a Woburn girl who has had several transfusions at Children's Hospital, which have allowed her to live a full life. To schedule an appointment please contact Vernon MacPhee III at 781-922-0069 or vcm0517@yahoo.com

 

3) Pinterest is *awesome*

Well, we think so! Woburn Patch is having a lot of fun with our new Pinterest account. Check it out here and start following our pins. We have several Woburn-related boards there and will be adding to our online tack board too! Follow us and let us know if we should be following you too.

 

4) In case you missed it

The popular Holiday House tour is on hiatus this year. But don't worry, they will return. Find out why and read the story here: .

 

5) Headline in history

Let's take a walk through Woburn's history, shall we? A headline in the newspaper regarding Dec. 14 events in Woburn was:

  • 1939—Woburn Murder Mystery Deepens—Police still searching for "clews" to the murder of Jeremiah P. Sudbury, 69, who was killed in his tailor shop two days earlier. 

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