Five Things You Need to Know Today: April 6

An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.

Today is Wednesday, April 6. Here are five things you need to know:

1. Yard as Habitat: A great program has been put together for this evening at , where participants will learn from an Audubon Naturalist about how to attract birds and butterflies by planting native wildflowers, shrubs and trees.

2. Powerball: For the second time in just a few weeks, there’s a lottery jackpot over $200 million. This time it is Powerball, where Wednesday night’s jackpot is estimated at $218 million. To buy a ticket locally, try , , , and .

3. 15 Walnut: After from 36 seats to 97 seats, on Monday received permission from the Hamilton Board of Selectmen to expand its liquor license to the entire premises.

4. Gas: The least expensive gallon of gas in the two towns on Tuesday was $3.57 per gallon for regular at . It was $3.59 at and and $3.79 at .

5. School budget: The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee’s Finance Working Groups at the school’s central office at 7 p.m. to continue deliberations on the fiscal 2012 school budget, which is scheduled for a final vote by the at its 7 p.m. meting at .

To find out what is going on today in Hamilton and Wenham, check out our events listings.


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