5 Things You Need to Know Today: Aug. 17
Today is the last day to register for the state primary. It's also the last day to vote for Readers' Choice.
Each morning, Grafton Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, and reminders that can help you plan your day.
1. Today is the last day to register for the state primary. The Town Clerk’s office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to register voters or to change your party enrollment. For more information, click here.
2. Today is also the last day to vote for the Readers' Choice categories we've selected for Grafton. You've probably noticed on our homepage a story that shows you all of the categories for which we're seeking votes. Cast your vote and help us decide who's best. Today, we're highlighting "best Chinese take-out." Click here and take a second to vote for your favorite Chinese take-out in Grafton.
3. Apple Tree Arts presents "Footloose" at 7 p.m. today at Northbridge Middle School, 171 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, and free for children 4 and under.
4. The Grafton Cable Television Oversight Committee meets at 10 a.m. Satuday in the Access Studio, 296 Providence Rd., South Grafton. For more information, click here.
5. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has announced that West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes collected from the towns of Millbury and Shrewsbury. It was recently announced that the West Nile Virus was found in mosquitoes in neighboring Westborough for the first time in three years. About two weeks prior, the state Department of Health announced that the EEE virus was detected in a sample of mosquitoes collected in Westborough. Last month, the Grafton Health Department released tips to guard against West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis.