Our weekday morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations.
1. The high temperature on Tuesday is expected to be just 13 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Bundle up and limit your outdoor activities, and remember to bring pets inside.
2. The Milford Fire Department has received a $5,525 state grant for fire safety eduation in the Milford schools.
3. The Milford Planning Board will meet at 7 tonight at Milford Town Hall.
4. The first networking social of the new year for the Milford Area Chamber of Commerce is Thursday, at Whitcomb House. The fee is $10 for members ($25 for non members). The event starts at 5 p.m.
5. A reminder: third-quarter property and real estate taxes are due to the town of Milford by Feb. 1.