5 Things to Know: February Vacation, Distracted Driving, the Catmobile and More

Here's what you need to know to get your week started.

Today is Monday, Feb. 4. Here are five things to know today in Peabody.

  1. Five days with a pro: Former Red Sox player and Peabody baseball star Steve Lomasney is running a baseball and softball clinic for kids over February vacation at Latitude Sports Clubs. Lomasney will be covering all aspects of the game. Click here for more information.
  2. Speaking of February vacation... The Peabody Recreation Department is heading up to Bretton Woods for a cross country skiiing and snowshoeing trip. You can find more details in the winter brochure.
  3. That public interview with Swampscott High Principal Layne Millington has been rescheduled to this afternoon, starting at 3:30 p.m. with a meet and greet. Millington is one of three finalist candidates for the principal job at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School.
  4. CRAASH: A special student assembly will be hosted by DECA students at Peabody High and sponsored by Phil Richard Insurance tomorrow on the dangers of distracted driving. The presentation includes a mini play by the drama club, comments from sheriff’s deputies from the Middleton jail, personal and emotional experiences from a local woman whose brother was seriously injured in a crash and a video depicting tragic consequences of texting while driving.
  5. Return of the Catmobile: The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society will be back in town at PETCO on Thursday with the Catmobile, offering afforable spaying/neutering services, rabies vaccinations and more for your feline friend.


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