Here are five things you need to know today in Woburn:
1) Making a memory pillow
The first of a two-program workshop is today at the Senior Center. For today's session bring a piece of fabric from a loved one. You will begin making your "memory pillow" during the 10 a.m. program.
2) Patch in your Inbox
Everyone gets busy during the day. Whether you're working 9 to 5, or taking care of the kids, our days fly by with activity after activity. Make it easy to stay in touch with Woburn Patch—sign-up for our daily or weekly newsletter. News will come straight to your inbox and will be waiting for you whenever you have time to read it! Click here to sign-up today!
3) Warm & windy!
According to the National Weather Service's pinpointed forecast for Woburn, it's going to be a warm wintry day today. Expect temperatures to be close to 50 degrees. But we'll also have wind, about 5 to 10 miles per hour, with some gusts up to 20 miles per hour.
4) In case you missed it
At Patch, we like to take a look at how communities compare in different ways. Yesterday, we took a look at several tax rates throughout the area. See how Woburn figured into the mix here.
5) Historic Headline
Let's take a walk through Woburn's history, shall we? A headline in the newspaper regarding Jan. 7 events in Woburn was:
- 1939—Woburn May Vote To Close Schools—The Woburn School Board was scheduled to meet to discuss closing the public schools for three months due to a $45,000 deficit in funding.