SONG OF THE DAY: "Bigger Than Love" by Ben Gibbard
Good morning, Salem! Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Nov. 27:
1. SCHOOL BOARD: The Salem School Board meets tonight starting at 7 in the Media Center at Salem High School. Check out their agenda here.
2. PLANNING BOARD: Across the street, the Salem Planning Board will meet at 7 in the Knightly Meeting Room of Town Hall tonight. Their agenda can be viewed here.
3. DECK THE HOUSE: Salem Patch's "Deck the House" contest is back! You could win $100,000 if you've got the best Christmas decorations on the block. Enter today!
4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On Nov. 27, 1095, Pope Urban II makes perhaps the most influential speech of the Middle Ages, giving rise to the Crusades by calling all Christians in Europe to war against Muslims in order to reclaim the Holy Land, with a cry of "Deus vult!" or "God wills it!" Information courtesy of History.com.
5. TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy with a high of 38. Partly cloudy tonight with a low of 28.