Daily Five: Walling Out, Women on Facebook, HK Lacrosse Hustles

Five things you need to know for Thursday, April 26, 2012.


1. Weather: Showers likely today, mainly after 5 p.m. with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are possible. For tonight, scattered showers, mainly before 1 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

2. HK Youth Lacrosse: HK Youth Lacrosse Senior Boys 7th Grade Team off to Impressive Start! The 7th grade Senior Boys lacrosse team demonstrated amazing hustle and teamwork in their first two games of the season. Read details posted by Erika Fleig .

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3. Got Diversity?: Facebook has come under fire recently, according to an article on The Huffington Post, for its failure to include a single woman, or person of color for that matter, among its seven-person board of directors. Protesters that stormed its Madison Avenue headquarters on Wednesday are asking women to boycott the social network every Monday until the company adds at least one woman to its board. What do you think? Should FB diversify their board before going public? Tell us what you think in the comments below.

4. Money, money, money: Interested in what the Haddam Town Budget looks like? Read it here.

5. Quote of the Day: "Before I built a wall I'd ask to know 
What I was walling in or walling out, 
And to whom I was like to give offence." -Robert Frost, Mending Wall

What are you walling in or out this Spring?

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