Five Things You Need To Know Today, March 9

A little cooler today.


1) A step back: Still higher than the our average temperature in March, today will feature sunshine and clouds mixed with a high of 47 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. 


2) Did you vote?: No, not on , but in Patch's weekly This week's subject is Be sure to vote before 9 a.m. The results will be revealed at noon!  


3) Event spotlight: Don't miss the acoustic duo live at , 309 Montvale Ave. The group performs every Friday at the Italian restaurant. Show is between 8:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. 


4) In case you missed it: Check out yesterday's moving article about fallen and the fundraiser to keep their names and memories alive for all to see.


5) Patch is a Barbie girl!: On this day in 1959, the first Barbie doll went on display at the American Toy Fair in New York City.  Modeled after a German comic strip character named Lilli, the doll was originally intended as a gag gift for adult men to purchase in tobacco shops. But the doll quickly became popular with children and was purchased by Mattel and marketed to kids. Barbie has been controversial over the years, but more than 800 million dolls have sold—certifying Barbie's status as an icon.


To find out what is going on today in Woburn, check out our events listings.


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