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5 Things To Know Today in Danvers: Sept. 6

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

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. 6.

1. Sun: The sun remerged on Wednesday afternoon and is forecasted to stick around on Thursday with temperatures in the 70s.

2. Apples: September has been officially declared “Apple Month” in Massachusetts. “The harvest is ahead of schedule,” said Bar Weeks, executive director of the New England Apple Association. Massachusetts is the 12th largest producer of apples in the country. The state Department of Agricultural Resources runs a website with a lookup for farms that sell apples this fall, which includes Connors Farm in Danvers.

3. Election: The polls are open on Thursday – a rare Thursday election – for the primary election. Polls are open at the , , and , depending on your precinct, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

4. Welcome Table: The hosts the first of three on Thursday night at 5:30 p.m. Volunteers are still being sought for dinners this fall. Contact Paul Pepper at papapepper@juno.com or call 978-774-4611.

5. Board of Health: The Danvers Board of Health meets on Thursday at 7 p.m. at , with several issues on the agenda including discussion about the return of a Dumpster behind Salvo’s and I Pazzi in Danvers Square.

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