SONG OF THE DAY: "Here We Go" by Christopher Owens
Good morning, Medford! Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, Jan. 17:
1. COMMUTE MAP: Did you know Medford Patch has a commute map that shows you what kind of traffic you can expect to encounter locally? It's even got where you can find cheap gas in town. You're welcome.
2. FARMERS MARKET: Medford's Winter Farmers Market will be taking place today, as it does every Thursday through Feb. 28, at Hyatt Place in Medford Square from 3 to 7 p.m. More info available here.
3. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: Did you know Medford Patch is on Facebook? We're trying to get up to 1,000 likes as quickly as possible and we'd love to have your help. If you're on Facebook head over to our page and give us a like!
4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On this day in 1953, a prototype Chevrolet Corvette sports car makes its debut at General Motors' (GM) Motorama auto show at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. The Corvette, named for a fast type of naval warship, would eventually become an iconic American muscle car and remains in production today. Information courtesy of History.com.
5. TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny with a high around 40. Mostly cloudy tonight and colder with a low of 15.