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5 Things You Need To Know Today: Sept. 15

Democrats vs Republicans in softball, library book sale, river cleanup this morning and more in today's column.

5 Things You Need To Know Today: Sept. 15 5 Things You Need To Know Today: Sept. 15

Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation.

1. After a summer hiatus, the returns today at the . Sale starts at 9:30 a.m. for members and 10 a.m. for everyone else. Sale ends at 3 p.m.

2. is holding its , beginning at 8:30 a.m.

3. Volunteers are needed for the . Meet at 79 Little Farms Road Landing. Volunteers will clean and haul trash, tires, bottles, car parts and whatever else is found along the river bed and in the river.After the three-hour cleanup (9 a.m. to noon), a pizza party will be held for volunteers. Cleanup takes place rain or shine. Volunteers are asked to wear long pants and shoes/sneakers that can get wet and dirty.

4. is holding an open house today at 1 p.m.

5. Finally, today is Ashland Day. I mention it as at 3 p.m. the Ashland Democratic Town Committee and the Ashland Republican Town Committee have scheduled a bipartisan softball game. On the Democratic team is Framingham's Sen. Karen Spilka and Rep. Tom Sannicandro, both Democrats who live in Ashland. For more information, on the free game the public is invited to,

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