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Ghosts to haunt Downs House in Milford on Halloween

From a press release: The Milford Preservation Trust will introduce the ghost of 18th century diarist and minuteman John Downs as well as the ghost of Elijah Bryan, a fellow militia member, to trick or treaters between 4-7 at the Downs House (also known as the Minuteman House) at 139 North Street on Friday, Oct. […] [Read More]
Sacred Heart Academy

Sacred Heart Academy in Hamden sets entrance exam date

From a press release: HAMDEN — The Sacred Heart Academy Entrance Exam will take place on Saturday, November 8 from 8 am until noon on the school’s campus at 265 Benham Street in Hamden. All students applying for grades 9 and 10 are required to take the entrance exam. To register for the exam, candidates […] [Read More]
ARABIAN GULF (Oct. 13, 2014) Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Dominique Langston, from Bridgeport, Conn., cleans an F/A-18F Super Hornet, attached to the "Fighting Black Lions" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213, aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Stephens/Released)

On duty in the Gulf: Navy Airman Dominique Langston of Bridgeport

Categories: Bridgeport, Military, Navy
Left to right:  Benjamin G. Blake, Mayor; Meghan McGaffin, GIS Analyst; Jean Lasczak, MIS Coordinator; Tania Barnes, Human Resources.

Meghan McGaffin, Milford Employee of the Month

We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Meghan McGaffin , the Geographical Information System (GIS) Analyst, has been selected at the Employee of the Month for October 2014 in Milford. As the recipient of the award for the Mayor’s Employee of the Month Program, please join us in extending our warm […] [Read More]
Categories: Government, Milford

3.5-mile ‘Girls on the Run’ event Oct. 25 in Groton

From a press release: GROTON — Girls on the Run of Southeastern Connecticut is proud to host the second annual Trick or Trot Halloween Fun Run/Walk, to be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 10 AM at Bluff Point State Park in Groton, CT. All proceeds from the 3.5 mile run will benefit the […] [Read More]
clothing drive flyer

Jonathan Law HS clothing sale today, Saturday & Sunday

Categories: Charity, Milford

Founder’s Walk Committee to meet Oct. 23rd

We received this note from City Hall in Milford: The Founder’s Walk Committee invites the Milford public to an informational meeting on Founder’s Walk presented by the selected architects Richter & Cegan on October 23rd at 7 PM at City Hall. Bill Richter of Richter & Cegan will outline some initial design concepts for the […] [Read More]

Yale study: Heroes act first, think later

We received this note from Yale University: New Haven — People who risk their lives to save strangers do so without deliberation, according to a Yale-led analysis of statements from more than 50 recognized civilian heroes published online Oct. 15 in the journal PLOS ONE. “We wondered if people who act with extreme altruism do […] [Read More]
Categories: Science
The Hale Homestead is situated on 17 acres, adjoining the 1500-acre Nathan Hale State Forest, lending to the site’s substantial rural character.

Join the celebration at the Nathan Hale Homestead

From a news release: COVENTRY – On Friday, November 14th at 7pm, Connecticut Landmarks’ Nathan Hale Homestead celebrates a century since George Dudley Seymour purchased the property in 1914. Join the Homestead Staff for an evening of stories told by Seymour’s grand nephew, Ted Jarrett, and a special tour focusing on Seymour’s contributions. Light refreshments […] [Read More]

Milford’s 375th anniversary time capsule to be buried today

An announcement from Milford City Hall: Milford — Today, city officials will formally inter the Milford Time Capsule celebrating the city’s 375th anniversary. It will be opened 25 years from now on Milford’s 400th anniversary, in 2039. The ceremony will take place today, Wednesday, October 15th, on River Street, between City Hall and the Parsons […] [Read More]
Categories: historic, Milford