Today is Friday, Nov. 11. Here are five things you need to know today.
1. Take a moment to honor local veterans. You can do it personally this morning by stopping by Charlestown's Veterans Memorial Park where there will be a small flag-raising ceremony at 11 a.m. Some of the neighborhood's own vets will be there as well as officials from the Life Focus Center, which is leading renovations at the park. (More info .)
2. Or you can post a comment on Patch to thank a vet close to you. We've got a nice dedication going already.
3. Or you can check out the city's , which starts at 1 p.m. today at Charles and Beacon streets. Here's .
4. And on the topic of veterans -- did you know a majority of the Massachusetts student veterans using GI Bill benefits are enrolled in community colleges and state universities? And that is one of the leading institutions for student veteran enrollment and support. Check out our
5. Today's forecast: A chance of showers again, before 9 a.m. High near 52. Should be clear by the afternoon.