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Saturday, January 26, 2008

Big week ahead

On Monday at 3 p.m. top city officials and members from the public are invited to a celebration at City Hall as the city for the third straight year has been named one of the top 100 places in America for youth to reside.

Thursday night at 7 p.m. also at City Hall Milford's Jim Amann, who is the state house speaker, will formally announce he is conducting an exploratory campaign for governor.

And to end the week Mayor James L. Richetelli Jr. will hold a press conference Friday to announce his proposed city budget, which officially kicks off the all important budget season. The school board has already adopted its budget, which represents a nearly $5 million increase, or a 6.4 percent increase.

Check here Friday around 4 and we should have some budget info for you up, and always check out

Have a good weekend.