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Brookfield Daily Briefing: Jun 12

All you need to start your day in Brookfield.

Today is Tuesday, June 12, the 164th day of the year and Loving Day.

Today's Headlines

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Today's Weather 

Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 4 p.m. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind between 8 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog. Low around 59. East wind between 5 and 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. 

Events & Reminders

  • The Housatonic Valley Paddle Club is meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in room 209 of .
  • There is a class on Internet Marketing Basics from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Town Hall room 129.

Today in History

  • 1775: British General Thomas Gage declares martial law in Massachusetts. The British offer a pardon to all colonists who lay down their arms. There would only be two exceptions to the amnesty: Samuel Adams and John Hancock, if captured, were to be hanged.
  • 1942: Anne Frank receives a dairy for her 13th birthday.
  • 1967: The U.S. Supreme Court in Loving v. Virginia declares all U.S. state laws that prohibit interracial marriage to be unconstitutional. 
  • 1987: At the Brandenburg Gate, U.S. President Ronald Reagan publicly challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall.
  • 1994: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are murdered outside her home in Los Angeles. O.J. Simpson is later acquitted of the killings but is held liable in a wrongful death civil suit.

Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.

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