5 Things You Need To Know Today: Aug. 25

From local history to local tides. Things to know in Swampscott on this summer day.

1) Weather Watch — National Weather Service forecasters are predicting a partly sunny day with a high near 84 and a chance of showers after noontime.

2) Tide Watch — Today's low tide is 2:33 pm (1.29 feet). High tide is 8:52 pm (9.4 feet). The sun will rise at 6 am and set at 7:29 pm. 

3) Lottery Numbers for Wednesday —


Mega Millions: 11-21-44-48-49 Megaball 23 Megaplier x3

Megabucks Doubler: 

The Numbers Game:

Midday: 9-3-8-4

Evening: 4-5-9-3

Cash Winfall: 5-8-19-28-29-35

Mass Cash: 

4) In Music History — Bruce Springsteen's album "Born to Run" was released. (From on-this-day-in-history)

5) 50 Years Ago Today in Swampscott, Aug. 24, 1961 — A lack of funds and the likelihood that the installation of lights on the pier at Fisherman's Beach will cost more than $1,000 is delaying the project until spring. (From the Lynn Item)


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