Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, Sept. 6:
1. Partly sunny today with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Tonight, a slight chance of showers after 1 a.m. Patchy fog after 2 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.)
2. Second day of school schedule: Winchester students in Grades 1-5 have an early release today. Grades 6-12 are in class from 7:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
3. . The organization meets today at 12:15 p.m. at the Parish of the Epiphany.
4. Planning Board meets. Meeting in the Planning Board office at 7:15 p.m. and the regular meeting in the Board of Selectmen's meeting room at 7:30 p.m.
5. . Throughout the month of September, Zoo New England is saluting all seniors by offering a discounted price. All seniors (age 62+) will receive kid's price admission to both Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo. Visit www.zoonewengland.org/SalutetoSeniors to download a discount coupon.
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