Today is Thursday, Dec. 20. Here are five things you need to know:
1.) Twenty-six Christmas trees will be lit with white lights at 7 p.m. tonight at the Arlington Lodge of Elks on Pond Lane to honor the 26 victims of Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Read more.
2.) Arlington Superintendent Kathleen Bodie, Arlington High Interim Principal Mary Villano and acting athletic director Robert DiLoreto will address the high school’s recent athletic forfeitures at tonight’s School Committee meeting. Read more.
3.) The new, larger Barismo is opening today. Read more.
4.) Artbeat’s having its tonight. Read more.
5.) Today should be mostly sunny with a high near 40, according to the National Weather Service.