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DeLauro introduces bill to tackle dual epidemics of obesity, diabetes

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SWEET Act Would Discourage Excessive Sugar in Beverages. [Read More]
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro: No fed contracts for “corporate deserters”

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We received this note from the office of U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro: Leading Democrats from both chambers of Congress — Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Lloyd Doggett, and Senators Dick Durbin and Carl Levin — today introduced the No Federal Contracts for Corporate Deserters Act. The legislation would bar contracts from going to businesses that incorporate […] [Read More]
Milford historian Richard Platt holds up a Revolutionary War musket in front of the historic John Downs house in Milford at one of the many historic events he's attended over the years.

Bench to be dedicated in honor of Richard Platt

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MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin Blake, representatives of the city’s 375th Anniversary Committee and a host of other city officials will dedicate a bench  in honor of our former City Historian Richard Platt on Wednesday, July 30th at 2 p.m. at the North Street Duck Pond across from the Sanford-Bristol House. “It has been honor to […] [Read More]

Ansonia City Wide Tag Sale Today

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ANSONIA-The citywide tag sale begins at 9 a.m. Saturday. Houses are marked on a map available at the Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Lane. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Melissa Torres at meltorres@gmail.com. [Read More]
Mayor David Cassetti

Baseball, hotdogs and fireworks in Ansonia today

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ANSONIA-The city will be celebrating the 125th anniversary of its founding with a family-oriented Summer Festival today beginning at 2 p.m. on Nolan Field. The day will start with a blast featuring a baseball game between the Ansonia Coppermen and Derby Osborndales. But it won’t be just any ballgame. Players will use vintage 1890s equipment […] [Read More]

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary sets Aug. 9 for safety course in Milford

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MILFORD-The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24-3 will conduct an About Boating Safety Course on Aug. 9 at 8 a.m. at their training center, 1 Helwig Street. Instructions will cover safe operation of boating and seamanship as well as personal watercraft operation. Successful completion of the eight hour course satisfies requirements for state licensing of […] [Read More]
Boys & Girls Village (BGV) Vice President of Educational & Vocational Services Jon Oddo and Michael E. Duane, Jr., BGV alumnus and graduation guest speaker.

57 graduate from Boys & Girls Village

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From a press release: MILFORD – Boys & Girls Village recently honored the achievements of its graduating students at a ceremony held on June 20 at its Milford Campus. The celebration recognized students who will be advancing to new programs and higher grade levels, as well as students whose progress has led to them continuing […] [Read More]
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro: Shut down Foster Farms

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We received this note from the office of Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro: WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) today issued the following statement calling on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to shut down all Foster Farms poultry processing facilities until a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened over 600 people […] [Read More]

Pasta for Cancer-Stricken Child

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TRUMBULL-The Knights of Columbus at St. Theresa’s Church are conducting a lasagna dinner July 12 to raise money in defraying medical expenses for an eight-year-old boy diagnosed last month with cancer. r. The boy, Peter Monks is the son of Susan and Thomas Monks of Saxony Drive and the grandson of Frank and Helen Stuban, […] [Read More]
Peter Monks

Nick Newell fights for the championship today

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MILFORD-Nick Newell, the city’s favorite MMA fighter, will go for his second championship today when he battles Justin Gaethje for the World Series of Fighting’s lightweight crown. Newell, a native of Milford and son of Stacy Newell of Monroe, was born without only part of a left arm. That hasn’t stopped him from becoming an […] [Read More]