State Primary, First Day of School Today

Today is Thursday, Sept. 6. Here are five things you need to know.

1. Today is expected to be partly sunny with a high near 80, according to the National Weather Service.

2. State Primary: If you live in Arlington Precincts 2, 4, 8, 10 or 12, you’re in the new 24th Middlesex District, and if you’re also a Democrat, there is a contested primary for state representative today (sample ballot attached). If you don’t know which precinct you’re in or where to go to vote, click here. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and the League of Women Voters is . For complete primary information on all of Arlington’s precincts, including all of the precincts’ sample ballots, visit the town’s State Primary page.

3. The Democratic state representative candidates vying to get on the Nov. 6 ballot are (in order they appear on the ballot): ,  and . (Click on each of their names for a short bio.) For more on the race, see Arlington Patch’s 24th Middlesex District Topics Page, which includes Letters to the Editor, endorsements and more.

4. Today is also the first day of school for Arlington students in grades 1-12 (kindergarteners start next Tuesday, Sept. 11). See the full Arlington school calendar and bus routes.

5. Also, don’t forget to to Arlington Patch.


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