Here are five things you need to know today in Woburn:
1) Waxy's update tonight
The city's License Commission will meet tonight at 5:30 p.m. on several issues, including an update on Waxy O'Connors, the Irish pub scheduled to move into the old Spuds location on Rainin Road. Also on the agenda, a request for a common victualler's license for Firehouse Subs, planned for the strip mall outside Target on Commerce Way.
2) Monday holiday
This is a three-day weekend, as the city will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday. Public schools will be closed, as is City Hall. As always, Woburn Police, Woburn Fire and the Department of Public Works will be open for emergencies.
3) Sun returns
According to the National Weather Service's pinpointed forecast for Woburn, after a day of snow and precipitation, we're going to see the sunshine again today. Expect sun and temperatures in the high 30s. Clouds will sweep in overnight, but the sun should stay with us through Friday.
4) In case you missed it
A tractor trailer truck possibly connected to a fatal hit-and-run accident in Webster was found in Woburn early Wednesday morning. Read the whole story here: Truck Wanted In Fatal Accident Found in Woburn.
5) Historic Headline
Let's take a walk through Woburn's history, shall we? A headline in the newspaper regarding Jan. 16 events in Woburn was:
- 1987—Brian C. Stack, 17, Woburn High School Senior—A funeral Mass was held for Brian C. Stack, a teenager who was a part of Woburn Little League, Woburn Youth Hockey, the North Suburban YMCA and St. Barbara's Church communities. Stack died after a heart operation at Boston Children's Hospital.