Five Things You Need to Know Today: Aug. 16
The Citizens Committee to Study School Transportation is scheduled to hold a public forum tonight at the Town House.
1. Citizens Committee to Study School Transportation: Is scheduled to hold a public forum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Town House. It's agenda includes a public hearing presentation, citizen comments and a review and approval of a letter to the superintendent, as an MSBA eligible applicant, requesting high school building project team consideration of keeping transportation on the high school property.
3. Aly Raisman's In Town! Friends and fans of US gold-medalling gymnast Aly Raisman may want to show up in Burlington this morning. There is a welcome home rally for the Needham resident at Brestyan’s American Gymnastics Club, 13 Ray Avenue. Aly is scheduled to show up 11-11:30 a.m. If you can't be there in-person, check Burlington Patch for live-blogging coverage, video and photos.
4. Get Registered: Next Friday, Aug. 17, is the deadline to register to vote in the Sept. 6 state primary. For more information, the Town Clerk's Office has posted voter registration and absentee ballot information to its website.
5. Warm and Storms? Patchy fog early clears to a mostly sunny day with a high of 85 and a chance of showers and thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts a mostly clear evening with a low of 63.