Good morning, Arlington! Here are five things you need to know today:
1. Weather: Expect a mix of sunshine and clouds today, with a 20 percent chance of precipitation throughout the day. High temperatures could reach 87 degrees with an overnight low of 66 degrees.
2. In case you missed it: State officials are testing , after a preliminary examination identified low levels of a commonly used degreasing and dry cleaning chemical near the school.
3. Patch Picks: Each week, Arlington Patch highlights editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off and more in our Thursday feature called . This week, we want to know from you:
4. For the troops: Barrett & Company Real Estate is for Operation American Soldier. Small plastic jars can be dropped off at the Barrett & Company offices in Concord, Lincoln and Carlisle Centers.
5. This Day in History: From History.com, "On this day in 1991, Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev is placed under house arrest during a coup by high-ranking members of his own government, military and police forces."