Today is Thursday, October 4, the 278th day of the year and World Animal Day.
Presidential Debate: Who Won?
Patch In/Patch Back: Obama Misses Chances, Romney Hammers
Urban Archeologist: 83 Years of Candlewood Lake
Thursday: Areas of drizzle before 10 a.m., then a chance of showers between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1 p.m. Areas of fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 53. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Events & Reminders
- Boy Scout Troop 135 has its weekly meeting today at 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. See the event listing for details.
- The Historic District Commission is meeting in Town Hall room 129 at 7 p.m.
- The Planning Commission is meeting at 7:30 p.m. in room 133 of Town Hall.
Today in History
- 1535: The first complete English-language Bible (the Coverdale Bible) is printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale.
- 1895: The first U.S. Open Men's Golf Championship administered by the U.S. Golf Association is played at the Newport Country Club in Newport, RI.
- 1957: Leave It To Beaver premieres on CBS.
- 1965: Pope Paul VI arrives in New York, becoming the first Pope to visit the Western hemisphere.
- 1997: The second largest cash robbery in U.S. history occurs at the Charlotte, NC office of Loomis, Fargo and Company. A FBI investigation eventually results in 24 convictions and the recovery of approximately 95 percent of the $17.3 million in cash that had been taken.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.