Five Things You Need to Know Today: Jan. 3

Farm commission meets, free playtime for kids and some cold temperatures to handle.

1. Brrr! Temperatures in Newton will be in the single digits this morning, according to the National Weather Service. The temperatures will get into the low 20s as the sun comes out, but the wind chill will bring the air down to -6. 

2. Farm Commission. The Farm Commission will meet tonight at 7 p.m. in room 222 at City Hall. The agenda includes an update on farm operations as well as an update on the barn renovation and a review of the 2013 business plan. 

3. Go Tigers! The Newton North boys varsity wrestling team will face Braintree tonight at home. The match starts at 6:45 p.m.

4. Free playtime. The Freedman Center at MSPP hosts a free playtime on Thursdays from 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. for parents/caregivers and children up to age 4. Space is limited and admittance is on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

5. Do you own a Newton business? Claim the listing on in our Patch Directory! By claiming the listing, you will have the ability to customize some information on the Patch listing, upload photos and videos. Plus, your customers can leave reviews on the listing to let other potential customers know about your great service. 


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