Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, December 20. Here’s a joke from local comedy writer Ben Alper to kick off your day:

Brookline police caught a man who was allegedly stealing packages from homes on Beacon Street – or as he calls himself: the Antisanta” – Ben Alper.

Here’s what else you need to know for today…

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6:00PM Eliot’s Winter Solstice Celebration at Faneuil Hall. The spectacular students in Kinder 2- Grade 2 will be welcoming the Winter Solstice with a beautiful performance held at the Great Hall in Faneuil Hall. Tickets may be purchased by emailing Mr. Murphy at murphy.sn@gmail.com.

Notable News:

Want To Lower Prices and Pollution? End Restrictions on Liquefied Natural Gas, State Officials Say

As the winter temperatures drive up electricity prices, MA energy officials look to lobby the federal government to ease restrictions on natural gas in New England, read the full story on NewBostonPost.com.

Holiday Trellis:

 

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, December 21

9:00AM Eliot School Talent at Faneuil Hall. The Eliot School will host its Annual Christmas Celebration Assembly. This special school wide event is held at the Great Hall in Faneuil Hall in December and in June to celebrate the end of the year.

From the Community:

Seniors Connect: Spirited Aging

Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for a Seniors Connect, spirited aging discussion with Margie Sokoll, continue reading.

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Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.

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