Today is Wednesday, Aug. 29. Here are five things you need to know today:
1. Live chats with Matt Temperley and Joseph Selvaggi: Patch has lined up the two Republican candidates for the 8th Congressional District to take part in live chats with our readers.
First up is . We’ll conduct a live chat with .
The two men are vying to take on incumbent Rep. Stephen Lynch in November. Remember the primary is Sept. 6.
2. School calendar: from today with Grades 10-12 starting the next day and kindergarten beginning the following Tuesday.
Schools, teachers and parents are free to use
3. Voter ID: Speaking of the election, we ran an article yesterday about whether Massachusetts should require voters to present ID at the polls. The article has sparked an interesting debate.
4. Weather: Today should be a beautiful late summer day with plenty of sunshine and highs in the mid-70s.
5. Subscribe to Braintree Patch: Do you know we send out a morning email each day with the latest news? You can subscribe to the free newsletter by clicking on this sentence.