Five Things you Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
Today is Wednesday, December 5. Here are five things you need to know.
1. Morning showers: There is a 100 percent chance of showers before 11 a.m. today, according to the National Weather Service. The high will be around 54.
2. Orthopedic seminar: A MAKOplasty hip and knee replacement seminar will be held at the Milton Public Library tonight at 6. The presentation will detail the new robotic arm-assisted surgical techniques for partial knee replacement and total hip replacement available at Quincy Medical Center.
3. School Committee: At 7 this evening, the Milton School Committee will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at Milton High.
4. Blue Hills board meeting: The Friends of the Milton Blue Hills Board will meet at the Milton Public Library tonight. The meeting will start at 6:45 p.m.
5. Deck the House: Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills. Just upload video or photos of your house to our contest page by December 16.