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In the Now – April 5, 2021

Glenburnie Gardens
Glenburnie Gardens Neighborhood

Today’s weather: High 73 °F/Low 57 °F. “Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 3 to 7 mph. Tonight, clear, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming Southwest 5 to 8 mph after midnight.” – National Weather Service

Sunrise: 6:49 a.m. / Sunset 7:32 p.m.

Tide predictions: Low: 9:34 a.m. (0.18’) and 9:25 p.m. (0.20’); High Tide 3:28 p.m. (1.50’) – NOAA Tides Predictions

Find out where the local musicians are playing on Joanne Friedman’s New Bern Music Calendar for live music

Today in History: 1792 – George Washington issued the first presidential veto in U.S. history

Ear to the Ground: If you are one of the many people in New Bern who have been having issues with Suddenlink, help may be on the way. The New Bern Board of Aldermen is holding a special meeting today at 9 a.m. to talk about a possible agreement with Metro Fibernet for high speed internet services. Stay tuned.

Quotable: “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” — Mae West

It’s Gold Star Spouses’ Day, “paying tribute to the surviving husbands and wives of fallen service members. Do you know a Gold Star Spouse? Call. Text. Say thanks. Hear their stories. Take the opportunity to connect this day. Learn more at your local Survivor Outreach Services.” – Army MWR

Come on over to the “Bright Side” – New Bern Now’s Facebook Group and share your good news with us! From births, marriages, graduations, or other announcements, DIY tips/tricks, recipes, inspiration, or fun things. It’s a “no judgement zone” where we can all learn from each other. We will share your stories on our website, magazine, radio show, and/or other platforms as our goal is to connect you with the Greater New Bern community.

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Have a great day!

By Wendy Card