Our morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations.
1. return to Texas BBQ Company tonight.
2. "As I sit to write this, my father, Kenneth Hutchins (former Northborough police chief), is at Logan Airport preparing to board his flight to Tampa. By now it is well known news that the Republican Presidential Nominee, Mitt Romney, has asked him to come to the convention for the express purpose of offering the invocation on Thursday night ..." The piece by Aaron Hutchins is featured on Northborough Patch, and is now also running on Huffington Post.
3. How did the first day of school go? Any bus problems? Food problems? Everything hunky dory? Today, Northborough Patch will feature a gallery of first day of school photos.
4.There's a wonderful program hosted by the Northborough Food Pantry happening weekly.
5. You don't want to miss a beat. We promise you are not bombarded with emails; simply one letter each day highlighting our top stories, and occasional breaking news alerts when warranted.