Tuesday, July 17, 2012
A sparkly Fourth!
Katie of Woburn was ready for a sparkling Fourth of July with this manicure! Do you have a picture you'd like to share with us for Photo of the Day? Remember, all POTD come from readers, so without you, we have no photos! Text them to 781-502-8325 or e-mail email@example.com. We will publish your photos as soon as we can!
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Find out what businesses and offices are open or closed today.
Restaurants, bars: Open Convenience stores: Open Supermarkets: Open Retail stores: Are allowed to open, if the owners choose. Liquor stores: Open City, Town, State and Federal offices and facilities: Closed. This includes schools, libraries and the Post Office (express mail will be delivered). Only emergency services are available. Financial Services: Banks and the stock markets in the United States will be closed. Some international markets are open. Some banks may open certain branch offices – often those inside supermarkets. Source: Mass.gov
Some facts and figures you may not have known about the Fourth of July.
In May 1776, after nearly a year of trying to resolve their differences with England, the colonies sent delegates to the Second Continental Congress. Finally, in June, admitting that their efforts were hopeless; a committee was formed to compose the formal Declaration of Independence. Headed by Thomas Jefferson, the committee also included John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Philip Livingston and Roger Sherman. On June 28, 1776, Thomas Jefferson presented the first draft of the declaration to Congress. Although John Adams and Benjamin Franklin helped Thomas Jefferson with the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson is the actual author. Massachusetts was the first state to make the Fourth of July an official holiday. 2.5 million: Number of …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Got plans for the 4th? Check out the weather forecast first!
Tomorrow is Independence Day and many of our neighboring communities have big celebrations planned. So how is Mother Nature going to behave tomorrow? What kind of weather can we expect? According to the National Weather Service we can expect a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, mainly after 7 a.m. However, the chance of precipitation is only about 40 percent and new rainfall amounts are expected, at most, to be less than a tenth of an inch. If thunderstorms do happen, we could get some more rain however. Otherwise the day will be partly sunny with a high temperature near 82 degrees. Tomorrow night we can expect a 30-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11 p.m. Otherwise partly cloudy with a low …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
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