"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Sunshine will splash through Wilmington on Wednesday. According to Weather.com, temperatures rise to about 41° on Wednesday. Skies will be mostly sunny thoughout the day and there is a zero percent chance of rain midweek.
2. The defending champs get back to work tonight. The boys hockey team travels to face off against Woburn at 8 p.m. tonight, the first game of the year for the Wildcats. The wrestling team also hosts Belmont at 8 p.m. and the girls hockey team welcomes Woburn to Ristuccia Arena with an 8 p.m. face off. For a boys hockey preview, check back later in the day Wednesday.
3. Wilmington's School Committee gets back to work on Wednesday. The board holds its December meeting inside Wilmington High School tonight. The session is slated to begin at 6:30 p.m. in the school library.
4. A new restaurant is coming to Wilmington this winter. Rizzo's Roast Beef & Pizza will open around February 1, bringing another eating option to town. The restuarant will move into the already existing building at 3R Church Street.
5. Time still remains for you to Deck the House and win big. You could win $100,000 for Wilmington Public Schools if you enter your house in our Deck the House Contest. Your home could be a national winner, or you could have your electric bill paid this holiday season. Do Wilmington proud!