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John Burgeson

Dec. 20 last day for extended hours at Milford Transfer Station

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

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

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

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]
The 13th Annual Downtown Milford Lamplight Stroll on Friday, December 5th and Saturday, December 6th,

Milford’s Lamplight Stroll set for Friday & Saturday, Dec. 5-6

We received this note from the Milf0rd Downtown Business Assn.: Milford, CT – A Classic New England tradition will take place during the 13th Annual Downtown Milford Lamplight Stroll on Friday, December 5th and Saturday, December 6th, 2014. Visitors will enjoy a nostalgic experience during this popular event that celebrates the holiday season in true […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Holidays, Milford

Milford Police Dept. offers timely tips

We received this release from the Milford Police Dept.: The holidays are a special time of the year but they are also a time when people are especially vulnerable to burglary, theft and other crimes. The Crime Prevention Unit is offering a few tips in order to reduce the chances of you or your family […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Crime, General, Milford, Police

Snow emergency parking rules in effect for Milford

We received this note from Mayor Ben Blake in Milford: MILFORD — Alternate side of the street parking will be in effect beginning midnight tonight in the City of Milford. Cars parked on City roads should be parked on the Even Number Side of the street on Wednesday, November 26th. This alternate side of the […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford, weather
Colin Lane

“A Child’s Christmas in Wales” at the Milford Library Dec. 8

From a Press Release: MILFORD — This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dylan Thomas, the acclaimed author of “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.” Milford actor Colin Lane is dedicating his performance to Thomas this year. Dylan Thomas’ remembrances of his childhood Christmases take place in the small town of Swansea, a […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Milford, Music, Theatre
Former Speaker of the House James Amann addresses the media at a press conference Tuesday morning. He said that he's opposed to building two new I-95 ramps at Exit 33 in Stratford.

Amann: New Exit 33 ramps would turn Devon into a ‘ghost town’

MILFORD — The former speaker of the state House of Representatives and a candidate for governor in 2010 on Tuesday decried a plan to install a pair of “missing” Interstate 95 exit ramps at Exit 33 as costly and one that would turn Milford’s Devon section into a “ghost town.” At a press conference, Jim […] [Read More]
From the 1995 episodes of The Outer Limits comes Valerie 23, about a robot who falls in live with a paraplegic man.

Stratford Library now offers Hoopla for free movies, TV shows

The Stratford Library has announced public availability of thousands of movies and television shows, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with Hoopla digital. Hoopla digital is a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of movies and TV shows. […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Film, General, Stratford