5 Things, Mar. 9: Budget, Pedicures, Art, Places, Buses

It's your 5 Things To Know Today fix for Friday, Mar. 9, 2012.

Budget: We've got your first word — or, more accurately, four words — on Mayor Joseph Polisena's plan for the fiscal 2013 town budget: "Level funding for everybody." Click here to read more from our interview with the mayor.

Pedicures: There are only a couple of hours left to vote in our Readers' Choice poll on where to get the best pedicure in Johnston — click here and cast your vote.

Art: Ms. Melyssa's Art Smart meeting, set for 4 p.m. this afternoon, has been postponed until next Friday. So, all you little Van Goghs be sure to touch up those Impressionist murals of Spongebob Squarepants.

Places: Here's your mission for the day, business owners:

  1. Click here to see if your business is listed on JohnstonPatch Places
  2. If yes: Claim it by clicking the link.
  3. If no: Drop an email to Editor Joe Hutnak at joseph.hutnak@patch.com to get one.

Buses: On this date last year, we reported on the Johnston School Committee's decision to pursue a regional bus contract. [Spoiler: It didn't happen.]



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