5 Things You Need To Know Today: Sept. 11

It was 11 years ago that the September 11 attacks took place, killing 2,977 victims, among them Robert Jalbert, 61, of Swampscott.


1) Newsbit of the Day:  It was 11 years ago today that the September 11 attacks killed 2,977 victims, among them Robert Jalbert, 61, of Swampscott. Swampscott firefighters will hold a remembrance ceremony for the many firefighters and others lost in the attacks. The ceremony will be by the flagpole at the  at 9:55 am.

2) Swampscott Scholars: SHS Class of 2012 graduate Catherine Xiong received a scholarship from the Swampscott Arts Association Scholarship.

3) Bit of Poetry:

I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.
I learn by going where I have to go.

Theodore Roethke

4) Weather Watch: The National Weather Service is predicting a sunny day with a high near 70.

5) Business Listing Watch: VIDEO: Businesses: Time to Claim Your Listing on Patch! It's Free! And Comes With Extra Cheese!

Business owners can claim listings in Patch Places to better promote their business and inform readers.

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