Five Things You Need to Know Today, Feb. 29
Ottoson Middle School classroom gets a facelift, caliming your listings on Patch and a few more things to know this Wednesday.
1. Weather: Expect some rain today, with a possible maximum of 8 inches of snow in the next 36 hours. High temperatures could reach 38 with an overnight low of 32.
2. Clasroom Renovations: Over February break, volunteers, students and teacher Allison Oropallo teamed up to to renovate an outdated technology education woodshop and classroom at Ottoson Middle School. Here's a photo gallery of the new classroom.
3. Claim your Patch listing: Are you a business owner in Arlington looking for more ways to connect with local customers? Take a minute to watch this video and find out how to do just that. It's free and it takes only five steps.
4. Arlington Alerts: Town officials are encouraging residents to register for Arlington Alerts, a new emergency communication system that will replace the current reverse 911 program. Here's some more information.
5. This day in history: On this day in 1940, "Gone with the Wind" is honored with eight Oscars by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. An epic Southern romance set during the hard times of the Civil War, the movie swept the prestigious Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, Cinematography, Art Direction, Film Editing, and Actress categories.