Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation.
1. Who is dragging today? I'm guessing you stayed up to watch Chicago defeated the Boston Bruins in triple overtime 4-3. This was one of the five longest Stanley Cup games in NHL history.
Bruins fans it is okay. Remember the B's lost the first game of the Stanley Cup finals in 2011 to Vancouver. Game 2 is Saturday at 8 p.m.
We know Bruins fans will still be displaying their B's pride throughout the week. We's love to see it. Upload your photos here.
2. Wednesday, MassDOT dedicated a Framingham Bridge on Route 9 to the late Greg Vilidnitsky. The MassDOT engineer was struck and killed on Sept. 14, 2010, while working on Route 9 in Framingham.
3. A Framingham man was killed Tuesday night when a Honda Civic struck a tree on Northboro Road in Southborough. The other occupants of the car is at a Worcester Hospital. Click here to read more about the crash
4. Stop by the Framingham Farmers Market at the Framingham Centre Common today from noon to 5:30 p.m.
5. AMC Theatre Framingham has CANCELLED it's charity screening of the movie The United States of Autism at 7:30 p.m. Admission $12. The screening is sponsored by the Autism Research Foundation.
About the movie: "Follow one man's 11,000 mile, 40 day journey across the American landscape to visit twenty families and individuals affected by autism while searching for answers for his own son. With interviews from around the nation that include the widest spectrum of backgrounds - each conducted in the participants' original language - the film weaves a broad and compelling tapestry across the spectrum of American life in all its faiths, disparities, colors, and cultures. What he learns along the way will change not only his life, but the lives of those he meets, forever. It's a story about the best days that still lie ahead for our nation, the families, and the people who give America its heart."