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. Today is the observation of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Town Hall, the town's schools and libraries are all closed today. Trash will be on a one-day delayed schedule all week.
2. January is National Skating Month. There is public skating at today from 10 a.m. to noon. Admission is $4 adults, $3 children age 12 and under. Rentals available.
3. A is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Police headquarters to discuss articles anticipated to be on the spring Town Meeting warrant.
4. will host its 25th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial breakfast today at 8 a.m. at the . This year's theme is MLK: His Life, His Legacy.
5. The Framingham School Committee has scheduled a special workshop meeting with its consultant Future Management Systems tomorrow night, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at Selectmen are also scheduled to meet Tuesday night, Jan. 17 at the Memorial Building at 7.