Good morning, Arlington! Here are five things you need to know today:
1. Weather: Expect a warm, sunny Monday. High temperatures could reach 81 degrees during the day, with an overnight low of 56 degrees.
2. Columbus Day closings: , , and libraries and the are closed in observance of Columbus Day. The is open for business.
3. Trash collection: There is no collection of trash, recycling and yard waste today. Collection will be delayed by a day for remainder of the week.
4. Sports schedule: Every morning, we run a list of all the Check it out and stay on top of what's going on with our hometown teams. Today, the boys and girls of and Arlington High are playing football, soccer, field hockey and volleyball.
5. This Day in History: From History.com, "The hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro reaches a dramatic climax when U.S. Navy F-14 fighters intercept an Egyptian airliner attempting to fly the Palestinian hijackers to freedom and force the jet to land at a NATO base in Sigonella, Sicily. American and Italian troops surrounded the plane, and the terrorists were taken into Italian custody."