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Pearl Harbor Remembrance, Teen Creative Writing Group

5 Things: A run-down of events and other useful information for your life in Braintree on Dec. 6, 2013.

1. The Town of Braintree, in keeping with its tradition of honoring all veterans, is conducting an observance for the 72nd anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

The event will be at 9 a.m. in the Cahill Auditorium in Town Hall on Friday, Dec. 6. Click here for more info.


2. The Teen Creative Writing Group meets at Thayer Public Library from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Logan Auditorium.

3. Special Family Story Time: The Polar Express at Barnes & Noble in Braintree. Click the link for more details.

4. Rain is likely Friday, with a high around 54 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Rain and sleet tonight, with a chance of snow.

5. Before ever being headquartered in Washington D.C., the U.S. Congress moved from New York to Philadelphia on this day in 1790. The radio was used for the first time for a presidential address on this day in 1923, when Calvin Coolidge addressed a joint session of Congress.

In 1947, the Everglades were dedicated, and in 1969, the Rolling Stones' concert at Altamont Speedway in California exploded in violence and four people were killed.

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