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City Council to Talk Taxes Tonight

Here's what you need to know today in Peabody.

The annual tax classification hearing is Thursday at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
The annual tax classification hearing is Thursday at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
Today is Thursday, Dec. 12. Here are five things to know today in Peabody.

  1. The date of the City Council's annual tax classification hearing was postponed to Thursday of this week. The hearing will be at 6 p.m. in Wiggin Auditorium. You can find more information here on what to expect. The council will then convene in executive session at 7 p.m. in the mayor's office prior to the regular meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
  2. Tree of Warmth: The Recreation Center in Peabody is accepting donations of warm winter clothes -- coats, hats, mittens and scarves -- on behalf of Citizens for Adequate Housing. The donations will then be distributed next week to clients in need of winter gear.
  3. Want to learn more about state law and basic rights for students and parents surrounding special education in Massachusetts? There's a workshop Thursday (7 p.m.) at Higgins Middle School.
  4. Take note: the Main Branch Library will be open this Sunday from 1-4 p.m. instead of its usual hours.
  5. There's a presentation for parents scheduled Dec. 19 on "Understanding the Common Core." The program will be held at the West School at 6 p.m. in the school conference room.

Make sure to check our local events calendar and boards section for even more happenings around Peabody.

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