Here are five things you need to know today in Woburn:
1) Great deals, cool stuff
The St. Charles Church is holding a rummage sale tonight from 5 to 9 p.m. at the thrift shop on Summer Street. There will be seven rooms filled with awesome deals. Miss tonight's sale? Stop by on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.
2) Halloween wrestling
Chaotic Wrestling is coming back to Woburn tonight with a special Halloween match. The fun starts at 7 p.m. at the Woburn Elks Lodge # 908 on Washington Street. Want $2 off your ticket? Come dressed up in a costume.
3) Rain, rain, go away
According to the National Weather Service's specialized forecast just for Woburn, the rain isn't going anywhere except WOBURN today. The NWS is predicting showers for most of the day. The chance of precipitation? 100 percent. Hmm, pretty high chance of rain, huh?
4) In case you missed it
Woburn Patch is ready for Halloween! Need some costume ideas? Click here! Want to enter our contests? Click here! Want to see some photos of decorations? Click here! Want to add your own photos? Click here! Happy Halloween!
5) Headlines in history
Let's take a walk through Woburn's history, shall we? Some headlines in newspapers regarding Oct. 18 events in Woburn were:
- 1901—Woburn Woman's Club.
- 1915—Wounds Four With Shotgun—A 52-year-old Buckman Court man goes on "rampage" in the streets and is arrested.
- 1916—Woburn To Welcome Troops—City prepares for return of Company G, Fifth Regiment.
- 1974—Military Bill Would Curtail Those 'Late Night' Arrests—A Woburn private in the National Guard was arrested in his home for missing drills.