Here are five things you need to know today in Woburn:
1) Self defense class for women
The Tokyo Joe's Studio of Self-Defense listened to its patrons and has brought back its popular self defense class for women. The free class will be held tonight at 7 p.m. Call (781) 933-2008 to see if spots are still available!
2) Event spotlight
The Woburn School Committee will meet tonight at the Joyce Middle School at 7 p.m. Click here to check the agenda! Also meeting tonight is the School Committee's Finance Subcommittee. That meeting will be held at 6:15 p.m.
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4) In case you missed it
We continued to look at the presidential campaign donations from Woburn yesterday. Click here to check out our story on the top donors from the city!
5) Headlines in history
Let's take a walk through Woburn's history, shall we? Some headlines in newspapers regarding Oct. 9 events in Woburn were:
- 1894—Business Men Entertained—A banquet hosted by the Young Men's Christian Association.
- 1891—Their First Reunion—The first annual reunion of the St. Charles CTA Society is held.
- 1912—Found Unconscious—A Boston teamster was found unconscious in Woburn marsh by a WPD patrolman.
- 1915—Fire Loss—A barn in Woburn is destroyed by fire.
- 1923—Wife and Mother Provide App Alibi—Testimony in the trial of William P. App of Woburn.
- 1925—Woburn Cobbler Loses His $320—Cobbler is victim of flimflam men.
- 1940—Woburn Youth Killed in Crash of Speeding Cars—17-year-old Robert Martin is killed during a two-car race on Salem Street.