5 Things You Need to Know Today: March 12
Monday Contras and a new Best Of Reader's Choice poll are among things to know about today.
"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Today’s forecast calls for cloudy skies with a high of 56 degrees. The overnight low will be around 43.
2. We’re looking for the best place to hang out on St. Patrick’s Day Saturday. Vote in our poll and tell us your favorite.
5. Those who live in the Concord area either lived through or have heard of the Blizzard of 1978, but it was on this day in 1888 that the “Blizzard of ‘88” hit New England and New York. New York City alone received 40 inches of snow in 36 hours.