On this day in 1989, the U.S. sent forces into Panama to topple General Manuel Noriega. Before the invasion, President George H.W. Bush said American troops were going in to protect U.S. citizens from a hostile government, defend democracy, combat illegal drug trafficking and protect a Panama Canal treaty.
1. The Braintree High School girls varsity basketball team is at Norwood at 6:30 p.m. Junior Varsity is at 5 p.m. and freshmen is at 3:45 p.m.
2. Thayer Public Library hosts Open Scrabble Play at 6:30 p.m. on the lower level this evening.
3. The Rotary Club of Braintree meets at 12:15 p.m. at Mastrangelo Family Catering.
4. Don't forget to sign up for the Senior New Year’s Eve Gala on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Cahill Auditorium at Town Hall.
RSVP no later than Dec. 21. For tickets call:
Mary Cirignano at 781-848-2210 or Marta Googins at 781-848-4768
or the Dept. of Elder Affairs at 781-848-1963.
5. Is your business open or closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year's Eve? Comment below or email firstname.lastname@example.org to be included on our list.