5 Things You Need to Know Today, August 9
Salsa, restaurants and more
More of the same: It will be partly sunny today, with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with a chance of rain at about 50%, increasing to 70% later this evening.
Strike!: A number of Verizon Communications employees are on strike, though the company says service should remain uninterrupted until the contract dispute is resolved.
Turn this boat around: Councilor At-Large candidate David D'Arcangelo said “an overwhelming majority” of businesses that responded to his campaign's survey found that the city and state were heading in the wrong direction.
Oooh, fancy: Eileen Herman-Haase and Raul Nieves will be giving free salsa lessons from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Malden Public Library tonight.
But only until Saturday: Malden Restaurant Week continues today – have you tried any of the discount menus offered by participating local restaurants this week?