Five Things to Start Your Day: Nov. 15

A few facts, figures and tidbits to start your Thursday.


Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs near 50.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Near 50.

2. A TWEET CAN HELP SANDY VICTIMS: Patch is helping those still suffering from Hurricane Sandy, and you can help, too, with a simple tweet. Here's how if you live in Sudbury ... and if you live in Acton.

3. FRIEND US ON FACEBOOK: Did you know you can follow Patch on Facebook? Simply friend us and you'll be able to see the same articles that are posted on the Patch homepage. So friend us on SudburyPatch or ActonPatch to keep up local news.

4. WHAT TO CELEBRATE TODAY: Today is Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. Everything in your refrigerator was once a fresh, healthy food, ready for your consumption. It may have been a tasty leftover, intended for later enjoyment. Unfortunately, over the course of weeks or more, things get pushed to the back of the refrigerator and slowly transform into something impossible to identify. Use this day to clean out your refrigerator, top to bottom. When it comes to food safety, we fall back to the old saying, "When in doubt, throw it out!"

5. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1969 – In Columbus, Ohio, Dave Thomas opens the first Wendy's restaurant; 1985 – A research assistant is injured when a package from the Unabomber addressed to a University of Michigan professor explodes; 1987 – Continental Airlines Flight 1713, a Douglas DC-9-14 jetliner, crashes in a snowstorm at Denver, ColoradoStapleton International Airport, killing 28 occupants, while 54 survive the crash.



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