Five Things: Medford Story in New Yorker
City council meets tonight.
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Good morning, Medford! Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Feb. 26:
2. THEROUX IN THE NEW YORKER: A short story by Medford native and author Paul Theroux appears in the Feb. 25 edition of the New Yorker (subscription required). Theroux, perhaps best known as the author of the novel The Mosquito Coast, wrote "The Furies" about a man who returns to Medford for his 40th high school reunion.
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4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On this day in history, two national parks were established in the United States 10 years apart--the Grand Canyon in 1919 and the Grand Tetons in 1929. Information courtesy of History.com.
5. TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny with a high near 40. Snow likely tonight, low of 30.