1. Fewer clouds expected, and a little more sun than yesterday. The National Weather Service predicts that today will be partly cloudy, with about a 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. High of 79ºF, low of 66ºF.
2. Today is the first day of school--for some. Grades 1 through 9 are starting today, meaning 10, 11 and 12 graders get the day off, and kingergarten has a half-day. Everyone starts classes on Monday. See the school calendar PDF (right) for more information. Take pictures of your back-to-school students, and come back later today to share them with us!
3. Today is the day for Massachusetts ! If you know where your polling location is, head there between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. If not, then check the .
4. If you're a full-time mom looking to get back into working full- or part-time, then you may need some tips. Which you can get at the class on The course itself starts at 10 a.m. at 180 Wharton Row in Groton, and costs $149.
5. Young Christopher stands accused of stabbing his neighbor's dog with a garden fork. While he has a brilliant mind, and a notebook full of facts, he does have a challenge: his social skills leave a bit to be desired. Can he solve ? Head to the , for their NT Live showing at 7 p.m., and find out. Tickets run $20.