SONG OF THE DAY: "You Saved Me" by Gary Clark, Jr.
Good morning, Salem! Here are five things you need to know today, Wednesday, Nov. 28:
1. STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETING: A Strategic Planning Committee meeting about the future direction of the Salem School District will be held Dec. 4 at Salem High School. More information on attending is available here.
2. HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY: On the town website, the Salem Fire Department posted a link to this informtaion regarding safety for Christmas trees and for the holidays in general. Review this before setting up your tree.
3. DECK THE HOUSE: Salem Patch's "Deck the House" contest is back! You could win $100,000 for Salem schools if you've got the best Christmas decorations on the block. Enter today!
4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On this day in 1582, William Shakespeare, 18, and Anne Hathaway, 26, pay a 40-pound bond for their marriage license in Stratford-upon-Avon. Six months later, Anne gives birth to their daughter, Susanna, and two years later, to twins. Information courtesy of History.com.
5. TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of show showers in the afternoon, high of 38. Partly cloudy tonight then clearing, low of 24.