"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Temperatures are going to be a bit frigid to start the week, but the sun will be out in Wilmington. According to Weather.com, temperatures will only reach 45° on Monday. Still, skies will be sunny throughout and there is a zero percent chance of rain on the day.
2. Did you miss anything this weekend? Be sure to catch up today! We brought you the latest Wilmington police log, the top headlines in towns surrounding Wilmington, and a look at our Home of the Week among other stories.
3. Be sure to upload your Halloween pictures to our Patch costume contest gallery. All you have to do is head over to this article and upload your photo, and you could win our national contest.
4. Do you have a news tip or something you'd like to see on Wilmington Patch? If so all you have to do is e-mail Local Editor Matt Schooley, and in many cases you can also upload your own information to the site with an announcement or event.
5. Are you a fan of Wilmington Patch on social media? Following a strong week, we're now up to 1,838 Facebook fans. All you have to do to join that following is log onto our Facebook page and click "Like." We've also got 1,148 Twitter followers supporting us, so be sure to follow us there as well. Thanks for the support, Wilmington!