5 Things: Trash Pickup Today, Commuter Rail Running Again, and More

Today in 5 Things You Need to Know, the Commuter Rail is up and running again, trash pickup will be on a normal schedule again, and more!

1. Today's Forecast From the National Weather Service

  • Today: Rain, mainly before 5pm. Patchy fog after 1pm. High near 44. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Tonight:A chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog before 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.


2. Mansfield Athletics Postponements

The Mansfield High School basketball games against Franklin have been moved to Wednesday. In addition, the boys' ice hockey game against Canton originally scheduled for February 9 has been moved to February 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the Foxboro Sports Center.


3. Who to Call if Your Mailbox Got Hit

If your mailbox was knocked over by a plow over the weekend, the Mansfield Department of Public Works can help repair it. They can be reached at (508) 261-7335.


4. Commuter Rail Back in Service

After suspending service Friday afternoon, the MBTA will be providing Commuter Rail service today.


5. Normal Trash Pickup Schedule Today

Solid waste and recycling will be picked up today on the normal schedule.

SDP February 11, 2013 at 08:07 PM
who do we call if the fire hydrent is snowed in near our house?
Tina Mqs February 12, 2013 at 01:52 AM
can you or a neighbor shovel it out? that's the best most direct solution, If you're unable,you might have to call the fire dept.


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