5 Things You Need to Know Today: Nov. 4
There is a beautiful weekend ahead. Here's everything you need to know this Friday.
"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Today should be the start of a beautiful fall weekend, according to the National Weather Service, with sun and a high of 50 today and tomorrow, and 57 on Sunday.
2. The Concord Housing Authority is meeting this morning at 34 Everett Street, 8 a.m.
3. In case you missed it yesterday, take a look at Get Out, our Thursday column with tips on some great weekend activities in and around Concord.
4. The 42nd Annual Concord Antiques Sale at Trinitarian Congregational Church begins today at 10 a.m.
5. As of last night, there were still people in New England without power, and there are still tons — literally — of trees that need to be cleared all over Massachusetts. The Halloween weekend snowstorm did a number on the North East, but it was nothing compared to what Mother Nature unleashed 84 years ago today. On Nov. 4, 1927, 10 days of heavy rain culminated in major flooding all over New England. The floods killed 200 people, and homes in sections of Vermont, New York and Massachusetts were uninhabitable for weeks.