1. Happy Valentine’s Day! Today should be cloudy, with a high of 44, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight, there is a slight chance of rain and snow, with a low around 31, according to the service.
2. Another month, by the Ad Hoc Animal Shelter Facility Study Committee. This time, the group sold roses and chocolates for Valentine’s Day, and raised almost $500, Animal Control Officer Robert Yuchniuk said.
3. John Harrington of Waterford’s has been named companywide manager of the year by Howley Bread Group Ltd., which owns 23 Panera Bread cafes in Connecticut and Massachusetts, according to a release by the company. Harrington lives in West Greenwich, RI.
4. Tickets are now on sale at for this . The event, which is at 7 p.m. on March 30, costs $2 per person and features a variety of town “stars,” including one particularly handsome and charismatic Patch editor.
5. On this date in 1876, Alexander Graham Bell applies for a patent for the telephone. And on this date in 1859, Oregon is admitted as the 33rd state, and then on this date in 1912, Arizona is admitted as the 48th state.
Quote of the Day
“A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.”
Trivia of the Day
What type of farmer was Jimmy Carter?
Yesterday’s Answer: Van Morrison and Jim Morrison are not related.