Here are five things to know Jan. 22, 2013 in Swampscott:
1) Town and School Meeting Watch: The Board of Selectmen meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.
2) Newsbit of the Day: Children, ages 3 months - 5 years old, at Shirat Hayam Preschool in Swampscott, participated in a peace march througout the whole school, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday. Lots of school-made banners with important messages from the children were proudly displayed all along the "parade route."
3) Swampscott Scholars: Swampscott High Class of 2012 graduate Ethan Forman received the Swampscott High School Student Council Scholarship.
4) Weather Watch: Snow showers likely, mainly before 8 a.m. Patchy fog before 7 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
5) Big Blue Watch: The Swampscott High boys and girls track teams host Winthrop on Thursday at 4 in the Swampscott High field house.