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Amistad schooner to visit Captain’s Cove in August

BRIDGEPORT — The tall ship Amistad will be at Captain’s Cove Seaport from Sunday, August 3, to Sunday, August 17, it was announced recently by seaport officials. The ship, which recalls the history of the North American slave trade era, will at first be open to youth programs. After that, it’s expected that the ship […] [Read More]
Students from Platt Tech recognized at the first-ever Connecticut Clean Trades Summit. Pictured with them are Connecticut Technical High School System Superintendent Dr. Nivea Torres, United Illuminating’s Marissa Westbrook, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Tracy Babbidge, CBIA’s Judy Resnick and CL&P’s Rebecca Meyer.

Milford’s Platt Tech Participates in Clean Trades Summit

From a press release: New Britain – June 16, 2014 – Hundreds of students from five Connecticut Technical High School System schools recently participated in the first-ever Connecticut Clean Trades Summit, held at Central Connecticut State University on May 29. The students presented their findings and recommendations from a year-long investigation of their school’s energy […] [Read More]
Top row from left Ina Cassetti, Nick Gentile, State Rep. Linda Gentile and Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti.
Bottom row from left Marilena Monaco, Louis Nicoletti, Louis Cantneo and Rachel Rizzio

UNICO Scholarship winners honored

ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti and his wife, Ina, along with State Rep. Linda Gentile pose with the Ansonia-Derby UNICO Club scholarship winners. Louis Nicoletti is the valedictorian of Ansonia High and will attend Harvard University in the fall. [Read More]

Platt Tech students sent home due to leaking propane

MILFORD-Platt Tech High School dismissed its students this morning because of a potentially dangerous propane tank leak in the school’s yard behind the building. Firefighters are on the scene. School officials say the dismissal was a precautionary measure to allow firefighters to address the matter. They said no students or staff were in danger. [Read More]
Geraldine Johnson, at left, former Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools, was honored recently for her lasting contributions to the field of education. At right is AKS President, Theresa Azoti.

Geraldine Johnson honored by the Delta Kappa Society

From a press release: CROMWELL — Geraldine Johnson, former Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools and long-standing area educator, was recently honored for her 60 year membership in The Delta Kappa Society International at the Spring Convention of Alpha Kappa State CT held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Cromwell, Connecticut. In addition, Geraldine was celebrated for […] [Read More]

Renowned violinist joins RCA students June 5 in Trumbull

International violin virtuoso Alexander Markov is set to perform Thursday, June 5, at the Regional Center for the Arts in Trumbull. Markov, who was born in Russia and reared in Norwalk,  will be featured in “An Evening with Markov and Students” at 7:30 p.m. The program includes classical music on the first half; rock music […] [Read More]
Twenty-two students receive Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust Scholarships at the 2014 State of the City Address, on Friday, May 16th. 
Kelly Kruysman               Jonathan Law
Mariah Hanania              Jonathan Law
Gabriel Salles                   Jonathan Law
Lydia Dupree                   Jonathan Law
Hadir Elhelw                     Jonathan Law
Emily Romero                  Jonathan Law
Danielle Biondino           Jonathan Law
Hope Cupole                    Jonathan Law
David Glowny                  Foran
Serena Mulligan             Foran
John Laychak                   Foran
Valenya Pozdnyakova  Foran
Anna Huebner                Foran
Nena Coulombe             Foran
Kimberly Pritchard         Lauralton
Lauren Sell                        Lauralton
Anne Pierre-Louis          Platt Tech
Alec Barcia                        Platt Tech
Alexandra Goldin           Platt Tech
Shane Sullivan                 Platt Tech
Shelby Cleary                   Platt Tech
Kellie Courville                Trumbull High School
Photo: S.M. Cooper

22 students receive Milford Chamber scholarships

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This was just posted on Facebook: Proceeds from this event go to the Maren Sanchez Memorial trust fund if you cant attend but would like to donate by check. Please make them out to the following address:

The Maren Sanchez Memorial Trust,
Victoria J. Koch, Trustee 325 Reef Road, Suite 200
Fairfield, CT 06824

Maren Sanchez, 16, a popular junior known as a leader, joyful and a friend to all was stabbed repeatedly and killed at 7:15 a.m. April 25 at Jonathan Law high school in Milford Conn. On the day of her prom. Her family fully support this carnival.

Maren Sanchez Carnival this weekend in Milford


Lauralton Hall graduation set for June 1st

From a press release: MILFORD– Lauralton Hall’s 108th Commencement Ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 1st at 10:00am. Lauralton President Antoinette Iadarola, Ph.D. will give the opening and closing remarks and, along with Chairman of the Board of Trustees Michael Amato and Principal Ann Pratson, will present the graduates with their diplomas. One of […] [Read More]
Sarah Parlato ‘14 modeling her skirt created from cereal boxes.

Lauralton Hall’s Eco-Fashion Show trashes the runway

We recently received this note from Lauralton Hall: Milford, CT – Lauralton Hall’s Environmental Club wowed the crowd again this year with innovative outfits that turned trash into treasure at their annual Eco-Fashion Show. Now in its ninth year, Trash the Runway is the club’s most popular activity aimed at promoting sustainable living and good […] [Read More]