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5 Things You Need To Know Today—Tuesday, May 8

Chamber After Hours tonight with Melrose Patch; School Committee meets; guest bartending at Ab Fab to benefit Veterans Relief Fund of Melrose.

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1) Sit back and groove on a rainy day: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 57. South wind between 7 and 10 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Tonight, showers. Low around 51. South wind between 10 and 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.)

2) Pleased to meet you: Melrose Chamber of Commerce members are invited to an , hosted by Mount Hood Golf Club and Melrose Patch.

3) The man from the public school: The Melrose School Committee meets tonight at 7 p.m. Among the items on the agenda are the ; a a vote to approve recommended salaries for the assistant superintendent of Pupil Personnel Services and the business manager; and a proposed alignment of the compenstation schedule for principals and non-union school administrators with the city's salary administration plan.

4) A seven nation army couldn't hold me back: The Melrose Democratic City Committee and Going Local for Obama are sponsoring a guest bartending night at Absolutely Fabulous U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren will be there, according to the schedule released by her campaign.

5) Who told tomorrow Tuesday's dead? Here's our repeating lineup of weekly features that run each Tuesday on Melrose Patch:

  • Police Log: I usually get the log on Mondays from the Melrose Police Department and bring you a recap on Tuesdays.
  • Poll Results: Every Wednesday we run a poll about a timely issue on Melrose Patch, and the following Tuesday, we'll bring you the results and invite you to continue the conversation.

Check our calendar for the full slate of events—and add your own!

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