5 Things You Need To Know Today—Thursday, May 3

Take our Ravine Road poll; curriculum director and principal search committees forming; acoustic open mic night at Ab Fab.

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1) Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day: A chance of showers, mainly before 11 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Tonight, a chance of showers, mainly after 3 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.)

2) One way street: Ravine Road between Woodland Road and Fellsway East will become one-way starting this Saturday for a six-month trial period.

3) I am not alone I am searching: The Melrose School district is forming two searching committees and needs volunteers: one to help find a (letters of intent due May 7) and one to help (letters due May 9).

4) You long-legged guitar pickin' man: It's hosted by Mike Walsh. Sign-ups start at 7 p.m., Mike plays a 30-45 minute set at 7:30, followed by those who signed up to play 3-4 songs.

5) Line Up: Here's today's lineup of weekly columns that run each Thursday on Melrose Patch:

  • : Find out if you have new neighbors. Our roundup of five home sales in Melrose this past week posts at noon—Realtors, add your own recent sales to our gallery!
  • : Each week, we highlight a Melrose kid (or kids) who has been nominated for some recognition.

As always, check our calendar for the full slate of events—and add your own!


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