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5 Things You Need to Know Today: Feb. 28

A bill to counter illegal immigration impacts, filed by legislators representing Milford, gets a public hearing Tuesday.

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. of illegal immigration on communities will get a hearing today at 1 p.m. at the Joint Judiciary Committee at the Statehouse in Boston. It was filed by state Sen. Richard Moore (D-Uxbridge) and state Rep. John Fernandes (D-Milford). The hearing is expected to draw several town officials, including some of the Milford Selectmen.

2. As part of a for Milford High School, the Boosters are selling engraved bricks that will become part of a Scarlet Hawk Walkway. The bricks are selling for as little as $50 each. for more information about ordering.

3. A discussion of stroke prevention will be the topic for the March Breakfast at the The meeting is at 9 a.m. March 7. A representative of the American Heart Association will address attendees.

4. A classic of 20th Century American lit is the selection for the book club at the Milford Senior Center. The members will discuss The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, at their meeting March 20. Call the senior center to reserve a copy if you need to do a quick-read.

5. After a first day of voting in the category, two sandwich makers are leading the pack: and . As of 11 p.m. Monday, the two were tied with 38 votes each.

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