SONG OF THE DAY: "Don't Swallow the Cap" by the National
Good morning, Medford! Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, April 16:
1. CITY COUNCIL: The Medford City Council will hold a committee of the whole meeting at 6 p.m. in room 207 of Medford City Hall, followed by a regular council meeting at 7 p.m. in the Howard F. Alden Auditorium at city hall. See what's on tap for both meetings here.
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4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On this day in 2007, in one of the deadliest shootings in U.S. history, 32 students and teachers die after being gunned down on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University by Seung Hui Cho, a student at the school who later dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Information courtesy of History.com.
5. TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny in the morning, followed by clouds and a high of 65. Mostly cloudy tonight, low of 47.