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Oxford Daily Briefing, April 17

Forest fire danger in Connecticut is very high today; the weather is expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 73.

Oxford Daily Briefing, April 17

Today is Tuesday, April 17, the 108th day of the year and World Hemophilia Day.

Today's Headlines

  • Oxford animal control was called in to help Derby deal with dogs and other animals that were neglected at the dog pound in that city. The animals were found living in deplorable conditions and some required medical attention after the former animal control officer in the city walked out on the job. . 

Today's Weather 

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind between 9 and 15 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind between 9 and 11 mph. 

WARNING: The forest fire danger level today is Very High, according to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Events & Reminders

  • "All Ages Storytime" at the for infants to age 3 is held every Tuesay at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • The Oxford Economic Development Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Click here to view the agenda

Today in History

1397: Geoffrey Chaucer tells the Canterbury Tales for the first time at the court of Richard II.

1961: A group of CIA financed and trained Cuban exiles lands at the Bay of Pigs in Cuba with the aim of ousting Fidel Castro.

1969: Sirhan Sirhan is convicted of assassinating Robert F. Kennedy.

1986: The Three Hundred and Thirty-Five Years' War between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly ends.

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

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