Welcome to “5 Things,” your daily resource for community events, happenings in town and other little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know on Thursday, Sept. 27.
1. Debate: The race for the Sixth Congressional District seat has really become one of the feistiest and most interesting races on the fall ballot. And both candidates will meet for the first of four scheduled debates on Thursday night. U.S. Rep. John Tierney, D-Salem, will debate Republican challenger at North Shore Community College in Lynn starting at 3 p.m. The debate will also include Libertarian Party candidate Daniel Fishman. The debate is by Mass Inc. and CommonWealth Magazine.
2. Dinner: The first Senior Center dinner of the season is scheduled for Thursday at 5 p.m., with a meal from Henry’s of North Beverly that will include homemade Chicken Parmesan with a Penne Pasta side tossed in a Marinara Sauce, Caesar Salad, Grated Cheese, Fresh Cannolis with desert and rolls. Tickets are $7 each and seating is 8 people per table.
3. Gloria: Thursday is the anniversary of Hurricane Gloria, which hit New England on this date in 1985.
4. Gov. Patrick: Join us here on Danvers Patch at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday for a live chat with Gov. Deval Patrick. Bring your questions or just come and watch the governor interact with other users.
5. ConsComm: The Danvers Conservation Commission meets at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Town Hall, where the commission will continue with its review of three projects – an addition on Eden Glen Avenue, an addition on Florence Street and a new sewer line on Southside Road.
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