5 Things You Need to Know Today: January 28

Comments? Selectmen meeting is the place to do it, Girls' hockey, a double dose of Rubi at the library.

1. Got a complaint about town government? How about a compliment? Then come to the Belmont Board of Selectmen meeting at 7 p.m. (or a little before if you don't want to speak in public) on the second floor of Belmont Town Hall to register you comments before the town's leaders.

2. Belmont High School Girls' Ice Hockey will host Needham High School at 5 p.m. at Viglirolo Skating Rink on Concord Avenue across from the Underwood Pool. 

3. Music & Movement with Rubi, a movement and music program that is geared to children 3 to 5 (but 2 year olds are welcome) will be holding two sessions in the Assembly Room of the Belmont Public Library: early-birds can attend the 9:30 a.m. session and the sleepy-heads at 10:30 a.m.

4. There is a new travel policy at the Belmont Council on Aging: If you are a Belmont resident, 60 or over, the COA can provide rides on its bus to neighboring towns for the purpose of visiting family or friends in nursing homes or at rehab centers. The towns covered are Watertown, North Cambridge and Arlington while Lexington and Waltham are evaluated on an as-needed basis. Give the COA a call at 617-933-2970.

5. Today marks the bicentennial of Jane Austin's "Pride and Prejudice" being published in the United Kingdom. 

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife."


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