5 Things: Pearl Harbor Remembrance, Chance of Rain
A run-down of events and other useful information for your life in Braintree on Dec. 7, 2012.
Today is the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japanese war planes, an act that pushed the United States into World War II. Much of the U.S. fleet in Hawaii was destroyed and 2,402 Americans were killed. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt famously called Dec. 7 "a date which will live in infamy."
1. Braintree honors the victims of the attack on Pearl Harbor today at 11 a.m. at Town Hall with a ceremony that will feature Braintree High School singers, speakers Mayor Joseph Sullivan and veterans agent Richard Walsh, among others.
2. The Braintree High School girls basketball team plays a non-conference home game vs. Dedham at 6:30 p.m. this evening.
3. Hollis Elementary School is having a Principal's Place Assembly at 9 a.m. for K-2 and 9:30 a.m. for 3-5.
4. There is a chance of rain in Braintree after 4 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service. Possible showers into tonight, lows in the high 30s.
5. Flashback: Watch video of the South Middle School Holiday Concert exactly one year ago on Dec. 7, 2011 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vf1g9TNfwRU.