Today is Friday, August 30. Here are five things to know:
1) Partly sunny and warm
Looks like a pretty nice day today. According to the National Weather Service we can expect partly sunny skies with a high near 82 degrees. Mostly cloudy tonight with a low around 65.
2) Home sales on the rise
Patch blogger Roger Martin has posted an announcement on the Warren Group's analysis of home sales and says they are the best since they have been since 2006. Check out the post here. 3) New high-end restaurant in the area Seasons 52, a high-end restaurant featuring meals inspired by seasonal options, opened yesterday in Burlington. Check out a write-up of the new restaurant. 4) Back to school Lexington Schools are opening for the 2013-14 school year next week. Grades K-6 will have a half day and grade 9 students will have a full day on September 3. All students start with a full day (except kindergarten) on September 4.
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