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. Looking for some spooky fun tonight? Hanson's hosts Haunted Farm from 7-10 p.m. Tickets $16 adults and $14 for children 12 and under. Group rates available with reservations. The haunted hayrides are Friday and Saturday night this month.
2. Yesterday, a car stolen reported stolen from Framingham was pulled out of a Hopkinton lake.
3. Pepperoncini's in Framingham and Milford will participate in the "Slice of Hope" benefit, which will direct 15 percent of all sales today to the Karen Mullen Breast Cancer Foundation.
4. Framingham High girls varsity field hockey team will play Walpole High at 3:45 p.m. at Framingham High.
5. , held a viewing party for the Sen. Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren debate this week at the state's Massachusets Republican Party office in Framingham. The campaign to elect Fetherston sent Patch a couple of photos of the viewing party, which are attached to this column.