5 Things You Need to Know Today: Oct. 17

It should be a sunny, fall day today and there's a lot to do.

"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.

1. The National Weather Service is calling for a sunny day today, with a high of 66.

2. The Board of Selectmen is meeting tonight at 7 p.m., and the Community Preservation Committee is meeting at 7:30 p.m.

3. The begins at tonight at 7 p.m.

4. There is a tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the on Walden Street.

5. There are a lot of choices when it comes to watching movies these days: 3-D, Blu-ray, or whatever else becomes the next trend in video optimization. The evolutionary process of modern film began today, Oct. 17, in 1888, when Thomas Edison filed a patent for the first motion picture machine of the modern era — the optical phonograph.


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