Today is Monday, Oct. 8. Here are five things you need to know today:
1. The weather. The temperature will reach 58 degrees in the afternoon and drop to 43 in the evening. Expect partly cloudy skies.
2. Columbus Day. Today is Columbus Day. Both North Reading Town Hall and Reading Town Hall are closed today.
3. Reading COA. The COA will meet at the Reading Senior Center at 6:30 p.m.
4. Editor on vacation. Editor Ashley Troutman will be on vacation this week. Please contact Associate Regional Editor Dann DeMaina with questions or concerns at DanielD@Patch.com.
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