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Important School Dates, Minimum Wage Increase Impacts and More

Five things to know in Mansfield for Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.
1. Important January Dates: The following dates will affect students of the Mansfield Public School System for January: 
  • Jan. 15: Half-Day System wide
  • Jan. 20: No School (M.L. King Day)
  • Jan. 30: Half-dayDay for Mansfield High School (Parent Conferences 12-2:30/6:30-8:30 p.m.)
2. Travelers should note that JetBlue has halted flights in and out of Boston, NYC and Newark, NJ through 10 a.m. Tuesday morning. 

3. Want to know how the potential minimum wage increase will affect your business? Join the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce for a discussion with State Senator Jim Timilty, Representatives; Jay Barrows, Betty Poirier and Steve Howitt, Tuesday, Jan. 7 at the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce, 280 School St., in Mansfield.

4. Join speakers State Treasurer Steve Grossman, candidate for Governor and Assistant Attorney General Maura Healey, candidate for Attorney General at this week's Democratic Town Committee meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m. For more information visit www.mansfielddems.org, email mansfielddems@Comcast.net or call Chairman Kevin Doyle at 508-339-9520.

5.  Join the Mass Audubon's Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary on Tuesday in Attleboro at 10 a.m. to make observations, explore nature-related seasonal topics  while having fun exploring the outdoors. The session will include age  appropriate hands-on activities for children, and when possible, an introduction to a live animal such as a turtle or tadpole. For more information, click here.
HJ January 06, 2014 at 08:24 PM
I was at KFC over the weekend during the dinnertime rush. Those kids behind the counter deserved a few extra bucks an hour.

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