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The C.A. six tips of the day for Nov. 20

By Bonnie Adams, Government Editor

Region – Today is Tuesday, Nov. 20, the 325th day of 2012.

On this day in 1968, 78 men were killed when methane gas caused explosions in a West Virginia coal mine. The damage was so severe that the mine had to be sealed with the bodies of the men still inside it.

On this day in 1992, a fire broke out at Windsor Castle in England, causing over $79 million dollars in damage.

And on this day in 2003, music producer Phil Spector was indicted in the murder of actress Lana Clarkson.

Born on this day:  the late Robert F. Kennedy (1925); Joe Biden (1942) and Bo Derek (1956).

Here are six tips for the day:

1. The Westborough Police and Fire Departments are holding a drive this week to collect items for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

http://www.communityadvocate.com/2012/11/19/westborough-police-and-fire-ask-for-donations-for-sandy-victims/

2. The Friends of Southborough Recreation will hold the 6th annual Gobble Wobble Run (5K), Walk (2 miles) or Wobble Thanksgiving morning,  Nov. 22, starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Trottier Middle School.

http://www.communityadvocate.com/2012/10/19/southborough-6th-annual-gobble-wobble/

3. Here’s information on a great event – the 42th Annual Westborough Community Thanksgiving Dinner, which is open to those members of the public who are not able to celebrate the holiday with family or friends.

http://www.communityadvocate.com/2012/11/09/westborough-community-thanksgiving-dinner/

4. The town of Northborough has issued a new status update about the downtown construction project.

http://www.town.northborough.ma.us/Pages/NorthboroughMA_News/0199E83A-000F8513

5. The Northborough Fire Department has announced that its 11 Pierce St. headquarters is once again an official drop-off site for the USMC Reserve Toys for Tots collection program.

http://www.town.northborough.ma.us/Pages/index

6. When you are out doing your holiday shopping this year, consider picking up an item for this terrific non-profit organization, “Sweats for Vets.”

http://www.communityadvocate.com/2012/11/17/donations-needed-for-sweats-for-vets/

 

On this day in 1968, 78 men were killed when methane gas caused explosions in a West Virginia coal mine. The damage was so severe that the mine had to be sealed with the bodies of the men still inside it.
On this day in 1992, a fire broke out at Windsor Castle in England, causing over $79 million dollars in damage.

 

And on this day in 2003, music producer Phil Spector was  indicted in the murder of actress Lana Clarkson.

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