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The target of the fundraising for this event is the village of Nganiko where a new medical clinic with a maternity ward will benefit immensely for the clean water.

5k run in Milford to help bring clean water to Ugandans

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From a press release: MILFORD – Uganda Farmers Inc. is seeking community support for the fourth annual 5K run and walk fundraiser in September. The nonprofit UFI brings water to remote villages in East Africa. “We want to raise awareness and money to continue to provide the rural areas with the precious gift of clean […] [Read More]
Categories: Agriculture, Charity, Milford

Fire on Seaview Avenue in Bridgeport

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10:35 PM UPDATE: The Red Cross is providing drinks and snacks to emergency crews on the scene. 9:25 PM UPDATE: The blaze ravaging an East Side warehouse is now a three-alarm fire. Some residents from homes as far north as Central Avenue were being evacuated and sent to Saint Ambrose Church due to the proximity with […] [Read More]
Categories: General
The USS Connecticut SSN-22 was commissioned on Dec. 11, 1998.  Here, the Seawolf-class attack submarine arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka during its deployment to the western Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Lara Bollinger/Released)

USS Connecticut has a new commander

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We received this note from the Navy: KEYPORT, Wash. – The USS Connecticut (SSN 22) bid farewell to their commanding officer, CDR Ian Johnson, during a change of command ceremony at the Naval Undersea Museum, September 5, 2014. With the traditional reading of orders and a motivational battle cry “Hooyah Two Two” from the Sailors […] [Read More]
Categories: Navy
This hadrosaurs mount is in the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. They are also known as duck-billed dinosaurs, owing to the appearance of their bills, although, unlike ducks, they did have teeth.

Yale: Mild-mannered plant-eating dinosaur had toughest skin

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We received this note from Yale University: New Haven— In life, Tyrannosaurus rex usually got the best of the less fearsome duck-billed dinosaurs, or hadrosaurs: T. rex ate them. But in death, the plant-eating hadrosaurs have proved more resilient than their carnivorous predators — and apparently all other dinosaurs — at least by the measure […] [Read More]

Milford college fair set for Sept. 18

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From a press release: MILFORD – Students and parents throughout Milford searching for information on prospective colleges or careers are invited to attend the 41st Annual Citywide College and Career Fair to be held on Thursday, September 18th from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Parsons building in the gymnasium. Admissions representatives from 85 […] [Read More]

Stratford RTC to open HQ at 3333 Main St.

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From a press release: On Thursday, Sept. 18th, the Stratford Republican Town Committee will host an open house at the Grand Opening of Headquarters located on 3333 Main Street, two blocks south of Paradise Green. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the Republican candidates running in the November 4th Election. Light refreshments will be […] [Read More]
Categories: Politics, Stratford
Photo: Black Star

Joyce Carol Oates to be guest on WSHU’s “Join the Conversation”

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From a press release: Fairfield — Literary legend Joyce Carol Oates will be a guest on WSHU’s  author event  “Join the Conversation” at New Haven’s The Study at Yale on October 9 at 7 p.m. Insightful, disturbing, and breathtaking in their lyrical precision, the stories in her new book, LOVELY, DARK, DEEP, display Joyce Carol […] [Read More]
(AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Report: 1 shot, 2 hurt on I-95 between Norwalk and Bridgeport

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A wounded man drove himself to St. Vincent’s Medical Center early Saturday morning after claiming he was shot when a car rolled up on his vehicle on I-95. State police said the driver suffered a minor, non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his back. His front seat passenger suffered cuts from shattered, flying window glass. A third passenger […] [Read More]
Socata TBM-700

NORAD scrambles fighters to tail wayward biz aircraft

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Air Force officials said that about 11:30 a.m. EDT today, two F-15 fighter jets under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command were scrambled to investigate an unresponsive business aircraft that’s still flying over the Atlantic Ocean. Officials said that the Socata TBM-700 light business and utility aircraft departed Rochester, N.Y. with a flight […] [Read More]
Categories: General
This event benefits the Milford Chamber Trust to support scholarships given to a student planning to enter college studies in the fitness or health field.

A healthier Milford, “Step by Step”

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From a press release: Milford, CT – September 4, 2014. The Kick-Off Celebration for the fourth annual ‘Step by Step to a Healthier Milford,’ a popular annual six week-walking program, will take place on Saturday, September 27th, 9 a.m. at Walnut Beach Pavilion. Registration – $20 – is still open. This event is presented by […] [Read More]