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. A reminder that traffic-haters should avoid cutting through downtown today. As was the case yesterday, parking is prohibited and traffic is being detoured because of
2. , an Italian wine shop in the Westview Plaza on Route 140, is offering a 20 percent discount this month on all wines under $45 a bottle as part of its grand opening special.
3. I mentioned on Milford Patch's Facebook page this week that our site's two-year anniversary is approaching in mid-October. Two years ago at this time, we were ramping up the site, ready to introduce Patch to Milford. Facebook was our only means of communicating with our readers before the site was live. We had fewer than 100 fans two years ago. We have more than 1,800 today. Can you help us get to 2,000 by Oct. 15?
4. We received a request yesterday from the to help spread the word about who is battling cancer. We were happy to help. Have an event you'd like us to help publicize? Submit the information directly to our events or announcements page, then shoot us an email with the link.