"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. School Committee Meeting
The Stoughton School Committee meets in the TV studio at Stoughton High at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Among the topics of discussion, a vote is expected to be taken on the School Department's proposed FY14 budget and 2014 Town Meeting articles.
An agenda is posted in the gallery.
2. Board of Selectmen Meeting
The Stoughton Board of Selectmen will meet Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall (third floor, Great Hall).
A full agenda is posted here: BOS Agenda 12/18/12
3. Bingo at the Senior Center
The Senior Center will hold its weekly game of BINGO at 12:45 p.m.
4. Sports on Tap
The Stoughton High boys' and girls' basketball teams are in action Tuesday evening, Dec. 18. The boys' travel to Sharon, while the girls' host Sharon at SHS. Both games start at 6:30 p.m.
The Stoughton High swim team is also in action, with a meet at Attleboro.
5. Reminder: Thursday is Food Pantry Day in Stoughton
Stoughton resident Peg Carbone continues her effort to curb hunger in Stoughton, personally picking up donations for the food pantries every Thursday.
Here's a note from Peg: "I pick up non perishable food and also household items every Thursday, anywhere in Stoughton and deliver them to the food pantry. Please tell your friends and neighbors. One item, one bag or several, and I will pick them up every Thursday."
Haven't called to arrange a pickup? It's not too late. Call Peg at 508-889-1385 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.