"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 expecting areas of patchy fog today, with a high of 70. There is a 40-percent chance of showers this evening.
2. The team is playing at Westford Academy at 4 p.m., and the team is hosting Westford Academy at 4 p.m. is playing at Burlington High School at 5:15 p.m.
3. Discover with Wendy Garling at the tonight at 7:30 p.m. Full series or drop-in OK. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. Donations are requested to cover Women’s Well costs.
4. is celebrating the first of the High Holidays with an tonight at 7:15 p.m.
5. Sept. 28 is a big day in the annals of Red Sox history — more specifically, in the career of Mr. Teddy Ballgame. On Sept. 28 1941, Ted Williams ended the regular season with a batting average of .406. He is the last baseball player to ever hit .400 on a season. Nineteen years later, on Sept. 28, 1960, Williams stepped to the plate at Fenway for the last time in his career, hitting a home run into the Boston bullpen off the Baltimore Oriels' Jack Fisher.