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John Burgeson

Roof leaks affect service at the Milford Public Library

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We just received this note from the Milford Public Library: UPDATE: The Adult Department will be open today from 5:00pm – 8:30pm with limited services. Because of roof leaks, some areas of the Adult Department will remain closed. Please call 203-783-3304 (Circulation) or 203-783-3292 (Reference) for more information. As more wet weather is forecast, please […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford
After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college.

Stratford Library to show ’22 Jump Street’ March 9

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From a press release: The Stratford Library’s “Monday Matinees” series continues with a screening of “22 Jump Street” on March 9. The series presents recent, popular films on monthly Monday afternoons at noon. The film showings are free and open to the public. After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Film, Stratford
From a press release: In celebration of last year's 375th Birthday for Milford, the Anniversary Committee and the Milford Public Schools conducted a contest entitled "Name that Room" for students in Grades 6-12.  The students came up with the winning names to rename Conference Rooms A, B, and C in the Parsons Government Center.  Mayor Ben Blake and Kathy Bonetti announced the winners this week.  The winners are, from left: Nicholas Lynn (from Foran High School, gr. 9:  winning entry was the Ansantawae Room), Kyra Grace Johnson (from East Shore Middle School, gr. 6:  winning entry was the Peter Prudden Room), Anna Byers (from East Shore Middle School, gr. 6: winning entry was the Captain Kidd Room)
Mayor Blake is at left and Kathy Bonetti representing Milford schoolos is at right.

Mayor Blake announces ‘Name that Room’ winners

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Categories: General

Milford opens kindergarten registration

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We received this note from Milford Schools: MILFORD — If you or someone you know has a child who will be entering kindergarten in the fall, we have some news for you! Kindergarten Registration for the Milford Public Schools will be held centrally this year at the Parsons Complex (70 West River Street) from March […] [Read More]

Cell tower not going in Longbrook Park

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STRATFORD — Mayor John Harkins announced Monday afternoon that AT&T has abandoned thoughts of placing a cell phone tower in Longbrook Park. “I heard the concerns of Longbrook Park neighbors loud and clear, and I’m pleased to say that AT&T has agreed to work closely with the town to identify a suitable alternative location,” Harkins […] [Read More]
Third grader Cassie Ferraro is excited to meet Katie Douglas.

WNBA’s Katie Douglas visits St. Mark School

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From a press release: STRATFORD — WNBA Connecticut Sun basketball player Katie Douglas recently visited St. Mark School in Stratford. Katie met with grades 3-8 and spoke to them about her personal life and playing professional basketball. She offered the students advice on how to achieve success on and off the court. She told them […] [Read More]
State Sen. Gayle S. Slossberg

Slossberg: End deceptive variable-rate electricity contracts

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From a press release: HARTFORD, CT – State Sen. Gayle S. Slossberg (D-Milford) submitted testimony to the legislature’s Energy and Technology Committee this week supporting a ban on variable-rate electricity contracts. Slossberg was joined by AARP, the State Consumer Counsel and fellow legislators in supporting the ban. “I have often been contacted by constituents who […] [Read More]
State Reps. Pam Staneski (R-119), Jason Perillo (R-113), Kim Rose (D-118), Sen. Gayle Slossberg,(D-14), State Rep. Laura Hoydick, (R-120) with House Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-114), State Rep. Ben McGorty and United Technologies, Government Relations, Jackie Iacovazzi.

Lawmakers tour Sikorsky plant

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From a press release: STRATFORD – State Rep. Pam Staneski (R-119), Kim Rose (D-118), State Senator Gayle Slossberg (D-14), Laura Hoydick, (R-120)and others participated in a two-hour-long facility tour for area lawmakers at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in Stratford on February 23rd. Staneski, who is serving her first term in the General Assembly, said that she […] [Read More]