Thursday, Nov. 1
Today’s weather will be mild, windy and wet with soaking showers likely in the morning. Highs will be near 70. South wind gusts could be over 50 mph. The wind will break off early afternoon, with some peeks of sun possible later.
2. Needham High School Sports Schedule
7 p.m. Needham varsity football will host Duxbury in the first round of the Division 2 South playoffs.
3. Dance and Sports Night
There will be a 7th and 8th grade dance and Sport Night featuring Dr. Dodgeball 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Pollard Middle School. Admission is $8. Snacks and water may be purchased for $1 to $2 at the snack bar. For more information visit http://www.needhamma.gov/index.aspx?NID=3064.
4. Food Drive
The Registry of Deeds, 649 High St., Dedham will hold a food drive Nov. 12 until Dec. 27. Non-perishable food items can be brought directly to the building in a donation bin set up in the lobby, which is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
5. In case you missed it…
Senator Richard J. Ross (R-Wrentham) voted today to pass legislation to strengthen regulatory management of Massachusetts compounding pharmacies. The bill was filed in the aftermath of an outbreak of fungal meningitis that was linked to a compounding pharmacy in Framingham. It alters the composition of the Board of Registration in Pharmacy and establishes several licensing requirements. The bill was passed unanimously by the Senate. For more on this legislation click here.