5 Things You Need to Know Today: November 19

Today at noon is the deadline to submit your photo to be the West Roxbury Patch Facebook cover photo.

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  1. Today at noon is the deadline to enter the contest for your photo to be the West Roxbury Patch Facebook's cover photo.
  2. Tonight the Boston City Council's Committee on City, Neighborhood Services, and Veterans Affairs will hold a hearing on the challenges facing Iraq and Afghanistan veterans returning to Boston. 6 p.m. City Hall.
  3. On Tuesday, the same city council committee will hold a hearing sponsored by West Roxbury District Councilor Matt O'Malley at 10 a.m. to discuss how to improve traffic flow in Boston using signage and enforcement. City Hall.
  4. The West Roxbury Business and Professional Association and volunteers will be giving out groceries to families in need in the Parkway area tomorrow.
  5. Read this great article about the growth of businesses on Centre and Spring streets by Michael Loconto, President of West Roxbury Main Streets' Board of Directors.


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