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John Burgeson

In this Saturday Nov. 8, 2014, file photo, Ebola health care workers bury the body of a person suspected of dying of Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia Liberia. Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in Sierra Leone and unsafe burials may be responsible for up to 70 percent of new infections, say experts. Officials are resorting to increasingly desperate measures to clamp down on the disease.

Blumenthal to visit Shelton company that seeks Ebola treatment

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SHELTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal plans to visit a local firm that hopes to soon produce a drug that’s more effective against the deadly Ebola virus. According to Blumenthal spokesman Josh Zembik, the senator will visit the NanoViricides lab in Shelton on Monday to discuss progress there in developing an Ebola treatment. Blumenthal earlier assisted […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Health, Shelton
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Milford Concert Band presents “A Milford Christmas” Dec. 20

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Residents can get into the holiday spirit with members of the community as the Milford Concert Band presents its annual holiday concert, “A Milford Christmas,” at Milford City Hall at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20 2014. Under the direction of city resident Duane […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Holidays, Milford, Music
A scene from the 2013 Walnut Beach Christmas festivities.

Walnut Beach Christmas festivities set for Dec. 18th

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From a press release: MILFORD — Walnut Beach will host a very special Third Thursday Art Stroll this month. Please join us at 5:30 PM to hear our talented local Boys and Girls Club perform Holiday Carols under the Walnut Beach archway in our “Town Green.” Santa will be stopping by for our Christmas tree […] [Read More]
Categories: Folk Art, Holidays, Milford, Music

Sale on Milford 375th anniversary mugs, T-shirts, etc.

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From a press release: Milford — In keeping with the holiday spirit and to thank the Milford public for its support throughout the year-long anniversary celebration, the 375th Milford Anniversary Committee will hold a special Holiday Sale featuring Milford commemorative souvenirs and merchandise on Saturday, December 13th at the Milford Public Library Community Room, New […] [Read More]
Categories: historic, Milford

Walnut Beach Holiday Stroll set for Dec. 18

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We received this note from the Walnut Beach Association: MILFORD — Walnut Beach will host a very special Third Thursday Art Stroll this month. Please join us at 5:30 PM on Dec. 18th to hear our talented local Boys and Girls Club perform Holiday Carols under the Walnut Beach archway in our “Town Green.” Santa […] [Read More]
Katherine Kurata

Milford Resident to Perform Sugar Plum Fairy at the Palace December 20th

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From a press release: WOODBURY — Milford resident, Katherine Kurata will perform as Sugar Plum Fairy and Arabian in Nutcracker at the Palace on December 20th. Katherine is a senior at Joseph A. Foran High School, where she is an honor student and a CAPT and AP Scholar. Katherine trains with Randyl Errica and Alexei […] [Read More]
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Dec. 20 last day for extended hours at Milford Transfer Station

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin G. Blake announced that Saturday, December 20, 2014 will be the last full day, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., for extended Saturday hours at the Transfer Station. The Transfer Station will resume regular hours (7:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon) commencing on Saturday, […] [Read More]
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro: More local produce on way to school lunch programs

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From a press release: WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) applauded Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement that the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded Connecticut a $14,000 grant to host a state-wide conference to share best practices and bring together farm to school practitioners from across the state. That grant is part of more than $5 million […] [Read More]
Teen Volunteers were honored in the annual ceremony held recently at the Stratford Library.

Teen volunteers honored at Stratford Library

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From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library Teen Services Departments recently celebrated the volunteer efforts of nearly 100 local teenagers for providing over 4200 hours of volunteer service over the past year to the to the Library’s Teen, Adult and Children’s Departments. In a special ceremony, Head of Teen Services Lucretia Duwel welcomed […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Literature, Stratford

Solarize Milford meeting tonight

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From a press release: Milford —The City of Milford has been selected to participate in a unique solar discount program that makes going solar easy and affordable. The Solarize Milford program will kick off with a workshop on Wednesday, December 3 at Milford City Hall, 110 River Street at 7 pm. Residents can learn about […] [Read More]