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Shaun Bennett, center, recently received the city's Employee of the Month Award. Withy him are DPW Director Christoper Saley, left, and Mayor Benjamin Blake.

Shaun Bennett awarded as Milford’s Employee of the Month

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: As the recipient of the award for the Mayor’s Employee of the Month Program, please join us in extending a warm congratulations to Shaun in receiving this recognition. After a review of all of the nominations the Selection Committee unanimously selected him as the winner for […] [Read More]
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‘Pericles’ at Stratford Library Saturday

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From a press release: STRATFORD – The Hudson Shakespeare Company of New Jersey will perform its final summer Shakespeare production at the Stratford Library with the classic romance, “Pericles: Prince of Tyre” on Saturday, August 23 at 2 pm. The company returned to Stratford for its ninth annual season last June with a program of […] [Read More]

Hispanic Heritage Celebration festival set for Sept. 14 on Paradise Green

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From a press release: The Stratford Hispanic Heritage Committee will present its ninth annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration, this year again. This will be part of “Celebrate Stratford 2014″ — a group of various festivals in Stratford. The Latin Music Festival will take place on Sunday, September 14, from noon to 5 p.m. There will be […] [Read More]
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Walter J. Sova, of Milford, shows off his classic 1967 Schwinn Twin Deluxe tandem bicycle, one of fourteen Schwinns that he owns, at Silver Sands State Park in Milford  on Sunday, May 11, 2014.

More bike racks coming to Milford, Mayor Blake says

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From a press release: Milford — Mayor Ben Blake is pleased to announce that new bicycle racks will be installed throughout Milford in an effort to enhance our Bike-able City Initiative. While several locations at municipal buildings and beaches have been identified for the installation of new racks, the Mayor is seeking the assistance of […] [Read More]

“Shore Up” program offers structure-lifting loans

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From a press release: MILFORD — “Shore Up CT” is a State program designed to help residential or business property-owners who do not qualify for federal disaster aid to elevate buildings, retrofit properties with additional flood protection, or assist with wind-proofing structures. The program provides gap funding and helps refinance loans associated with property mitigation. […] [Read More]
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Bethlehem gets ready for it’s 90th annual fair

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From a press release: BETHLEHEM: The 90th Bethlehem Fair will be held on September 5th, 6th and 7th. The gates open on Friday evening at 5pm. Enjoy Cruise Night with a 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s car show, along with music by The “Cast” of Beatlemania at the main stage at 7:00pm, and a pony draw. […] [Read More]

Three people arrested in Monday’s shooting incident

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We received this note from the Bridgeport Police Dept.: BRIDGEPORT — Detectives are investigating whether a gunshot wound suffered by a city man this week was accidentally self inflicted. Three people – including the gunshot victim — face charges in connection with the incident on Pennsylvania Avenue Monday morning at 10:30. The gunshot victim, Michael […] [Read More]

People’s United Bank exec pleads guilty to embezzlement

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We received this note from the Office of the U.S. District Attorney: Deirdre M, Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced that Maria Rosa Esteves, 40, of Bridgeport, has waived her right to […] [Read More]
. Visit 12 businesses, sample flights of wine, and taste food from some of the area's best restaurants.

6th annual Milford Wine Trail set for Sept. 13

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From a press release: The Downtown Milford Business Association will host its 6th annual Wine Trail to benefit the Milford Education Foundation and Milford’s Promise. The popular event takes place on Saturday, September 13 from 6 to 9 pm. Visit 12 businesses, sample flights of wine, and taste food from some of the area’s best […] [Read More]
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Once the letterbox is found people will find a logbook inside of it which they will stamp with their own stamp to record the date and their “trail name”. They will also find a stamp in the box that they can then use to stamp their own logbook.

Become a Flanders ‘letterboxer’

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From a press release: Woodbury — The Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust now offers a network of well-marked and well-maintained trails for year round hiking. Trails at their sanctuaries are open to the public every day from dawn to dusk. In an effort to spread the word about and expand the enjoyment of hiking […] [Read More]