5 Things To Know on March 12: Republicans Debate for First Time

A great way to start the day with a quick look at the events and happenings in town.

Welcome to “5 Things,” your daily source for community events, happenings in town and other little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know on Tuesday, March 12.

1. Rain: Tuesday will be a cloudy and rainy day, with heavy rain forecasted for later in the day and temperatures into the mid-50s. But it should not last for long – the rain is forecasted to move out overnight and Wednesday is supposed to be a sunny day.

2. Republicans: The three Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate seat from Massachusetts will debate for the first time on Tuesday night at Stonehill College. The debate will include all three Republicans, Cohasset resident Gabriel Gomez, former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan and state Rep. Daniel Winslow of Norfolk.

3. Firefighter Snow: It was exactly a year ago that one of the newest members of the Danvers Fire Department started on the job. And since then Firefighter Jeffrey Snow graduated from class 197 at the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy in December and is a member of the department's group 3.

4. Unemployment: We’ll hear the latest unemployment numbers from January for Danvers on Tuesday. The state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development will release its town-by-town unemployment data on Tuesday.

5. Budget: The Danvers Board of Selectmen meets on Tuesday night to continue its review of the proposed fiscal 2014 budget. The meeting is at 7 p.m. at Danvers Town Hall. The review will include a look at the Department of Public Works, Accounting, Retirement, Human Resources and Employee Benefits.

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