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Milford’s ‘Be a Hero’ nomination deadline soon

From a press release: MILFORD — The deadline is September 27th to submit a nominee for consideration as an honoree for the Thursday, October 16th ‘Be A Hero’ event. Both adult and youth nominees will be accepted. It is preferable if they are a Milford resident. No form to complete, just pour out your heartfelt […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Milford
Supporters of Sunday's Superhero Fun Run in Milford met recently at Alternate Universe, 398 Bridgeport Ave, Milford.

Superhero Fun Run in Milford Sunday

From a press release: Transform into your inner Superhero! Join the Milford Prevention Council and The Woodruff Family YMCA’s Superhero 5k Fun Run and Family Day at 631 Orange Avenue in Milford (The Woodruff Family YMCA) on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is family friendly and all ages […] [Read More]
The target of the fundraising for this event is the village of Nganiko where a new medical clinic with a maternity ward will benefit immensely for the clean water.

5k run in Milford to help bring clean water to Ugandans

From a press release: MILFORD – Uganda Farmers Inc. is seeking community support for the fourth annual 5K run and walk fundraiser in September. The nonprofit UFI brings water to remote villages in East Africa. “We want to raise awareness and money to continue to provide the rural areas with the precious gift of clean […] [Read More]
Categories: Agriculture, Charity, Milford

Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford Sunday

STAMFORD-The 47th annual State Ukrainian Day Festival will take place today (September 14) beginning at 11 a.m. at St. Basil College Seminary, 195 Glenbrook Road in Stamford. The event will begin with a celebration of Divine Liturgy at 11 a.m. Throughout the day there will be Ukrainian entertainment, merchandise and foods like pyrohy (dumplings), holubci […] [Read More]

Milford college fair set for Sept. 18

From a press release: MILFORD – Students and parents throughout Milford searching for information on prospective colleges or careers are invited to attend the 41st Annual Citywide College and Career Fair to be held on Thursday, September 18th from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Parsons building in the gymnasium. Admissions representatives from 85 […] [Read More]

Bridgeport church plans Ukrainian Festival on Newtown farm

BRIDGEPORT-The Holy Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church in Bridgeport will conduct its annual festival Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. on Paproski’s Castle Hill Farm Pumpkin Patch, 40 Sugar Lane, Newtown. The festivities will begin at 11 a.m. with a celebration of the Divine Liturgy. There will be ethnic food, Ukrainian songs […] [Read More]
This event benefits the Milford Chamber Trust to support scholarships given to a student planning to enter college studies in the fitness or health field.

A healthier Milford, “Step by Step”

From a press release: Milford, CT – September 4, 2014. The Kick-Off Celebration for the fourth annual ‘Step by Step to a Healthier Milford,’ a popular annual six week-walking program, will take place on Saturday, September 27th, 9 a.m. at Walnut Beach Pavilion. Registration – $20 – is still open. This event is presented by […] [Read More]
Teri and Ed Kozlowski, of Milford, check out the five new additions to the Milford Hall of Fame, during the 2010 Induction Ceremony in the Parsons Government Complex in Milford.

Former state historian to speak at Hall of Fame event

From a press release: MILFORD — Former Connecticut State Historian Christopher Collier of Orange is slated to be featured speaker at the annual Milford Hall of Fame induction ceremony 5 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 17 in the Parsons Government Center in Milford. The public is invited. A graduate of Clark University in 1951, Collier received his […] [Read More]
Categories: historic, Milford

Children’s Snapper Derby planned for Sept. 13

We just received this press release from City Hall in Milford: Milford — Mayor Benjamin G. Blake announced today that the annual Children’s Snapper Derby will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Lisman Landing. Fishing begins at 6:00 a.m. and weigh-ins will be done 7:30 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by the City of […] [Read More]

Sept. 11th ceremony planned for Milford City Hall

We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — The City of Milford will remember the events of September 11, 2001 on Thursday, September 11, 2014 with a simple but meaningful ceremony beginning at 5 p.m. The event will be held at the September 11th Monument on the historic City Hall grounds. Mayor […] [Read More]