Five Things You Need to Know Today: May 27
Memorial Day ceremonies in the city and a Division 1 track meet.
1. Memorial Day ceremonies. The city will honor its veterans today at a number of parks and memorials throughout the city. Wreath-laying ceremonies will be held at several locations starting at Forte Park at 9 a.m. and ending at the Newton Cemetery at noon. Check this article for a full schedule.
2. Library is closed. The Newton Free Library will be closed today for the Memorial Day weekend.
3. Memorial Day recipes. Looking for some delicious dishes to serve at your Memorial Day cookout? Check out these grilling recipes from our resident food writer.
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5. Div. 1 track meet. The Newton North and Newton South indoor track teams will go up against a number of other schools in the Div. 1 meet today. The meet will be held at Durfee High School in Fall River.