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City Council meets tonight.
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Good morning, Medford! Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Feb. 5:
1. CITY COUNCIL: Medford's City Council will be holding a regular meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in the Howard F. Alden Auditorium of Medford City Hall. The council's licensing subcommittee will hold a meeting before that in room 207 of City Hall at 6:15 p.m. Notices and agendas for the meeting are available here.
2. BLOOMBERG DONATION: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a Medford native, has donated $50,000 to Medford Public Schools.
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4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On this day in 1994, white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith is convicted in the murder of African-American civil rights leader Medgar Evers, over 30 years after the crime occurred. Evers was gunned down in the driveway of his Jackson, Mississippi, home on June 12, 1963, while his wife, Myrlie, and the couple's three small children were inside. Information courtesy of History.com.
5. TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny with a high of 27. Mostly cloudy tonight with a temperature around 20.