Five Things: City Council Meeting Tonight
See what Boston Magazine had to say about Medford as a place to live.
SONG OF THE DAY: "One At A Time" by Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Good morning, Medford! Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, March 5:
2. BOSTON MAGAZINE ACCOLADE: Medford was named one of the "Best Places to Live 2013" by Boston magazine, touting it as a great place for young, first-time home-buyers.
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4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On this day in 1963, the Hula-Hoop, a hip-swiveling toy that became a huge fad across America when it was first marketed by Wham-O in 1958, is patented by the company's co-founder, Arthur "Spud" Melin. An estimated 25 million Hula-Hoops were sold in its first four months of production alone. Information courtesy of History.com.
5. TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s. Mostly cloudy tonight with a chance for rain or snow, low around 30.