Here are five things you need to know today:
1) Sunshine: Enough said! The National Weather Service is forecasting a mostly sunny day and temps in the high-40s. Sounds like a nice vacation day to us!
4) In case you missed it: We began publishing the fantastic profiles written by Joyce Middle School eighth-graders yesterday. Meet one of Woburn’s firefighters, David George, in our first essay here!
5) Assassination of a leader: On this day in 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated during a public appearance in Washington Heights, New York. Malcolm X, a follower of the Nation of Islam, became a powerful force in the civil rights movement, but began to preach in ways against the Nation’s beliefs. In 1965, he was shot to death by members of the Nation of Islam while speaking in front of followers of X’s Organization of Afro-American Unity.
To find out what is going on today in Woburn, check out our events listings.