Tax Deal Back Before Council, Kindergarten Info Night

5 Things: A run-down of events and other useful information for your life in Braintree on Jan, 23, 2014.

Haemonetics on Wood Road in Braintree. File photo.
Haemonetics on Wood Road in Braintree. File photo.
1. Rescheduled from Tuesday: The Town Council meets at 6 p.m. at Town Hall Thursday evening.

Among the agenda items: a Braintree Youth Hockey ice rink discussion, a request for a property tax break from Haemonetics, a street acceptance request from Elmlawn Road Extension and council committee appointments.

See the complete agenda here (PDF).

2. Braintree Public Schools are hosting a kindergarten information night at Braintree High School in the auditorium at 7 p.m.

3. A town-wide on-street parking ban remains in effect until 6 a.m. Friday morning to allow crews to clear snow from Braintree streets.

4. No snow forecast for Thursday, but frigid temps. The National Weather Service is predicting a partly sunny day with a high near 15, wind chills as low as -13. Thursday night partly cloudy real temp low around 3.

5. Born on this day in history: first and second governor of Massachusetts and Braintree native John Hancock (1737), 19th century author Stendhal (1783), French painter Edouard Manet (1832), former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart (1915) and UFC champion fighter Tito Ortiz.


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