5 Things: A Change in Trash Pickup Due to the Storm, VFW Winter Fling Canceled, and More

It's Thursday, February 7 and here are the 5 things you need to know.

1. Today's Forecast From the National Weather Service

  • Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.
  • Tonight: A chance of snow, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.


2. Mansfield Hornets Sports Today

Due to the expected snow storm on Friday, the boys' and girls' basketball games against Taunton have been moved to tonight at 6:30. The boys will be home and the girls will travel to Taunton.

The girls' ice hockey team is on the road against Archbishop Williams High School at 7:00 p.m.


3. VFW Winter Fling Canceled

With snow expected on Friday night, the VFW has canceled their winter fling.


4. Change in Trash Pickup

Trash and Recycling pick-up for Friday will start at 6:00 a.m. due to the pending snow storm.

5. Mansfield Joins Social Media

As part of the town's effort to distribute announcement and alerts as fast as possible, the Town of Mansfield recently lauched their Facebook page and Twitter account. Residents can get the town's tweets at @mansfield_ma and can access their Facebook page here.


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