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(Left to right): Asst. Library Director Nancy Abbey, Mayor Ben Blake, Will Daley, Director of Library Christine Angeli, Human Resources Director Tania Barnes

Will Daley: Milford’s Employee of the Month

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD –As the recipient of the award for the Mayor’s Employee of the Month Program, please join us in extending a warm congratulations to Will in receiving this recognition. After a review of all of the nominations, the Selection Committee unanimously chose him as the winner […] [Read More]
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A combine cuts rice in a field near Tucker, Arkansas, a state that grows nearly 60 percent of the USA's rice production. (AP Photo)

DeLauro: Let’s get arsenic out of rice

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From a press release: WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) has introduced legislation to limit the amount of inorganic arsenic, the most toxic form of arsenic found in foods, that is permitted in rice and rice-based products. The R.I.C.E (Reducing food-based Inorganic Compounds Exposure) Act would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to set a […] [Read More]

River Street Wednesdays to begin May 27th

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From a Press Release: Milford, CT, April 20, 2015- The City of Milford and Milford Arts Council are thrilled to announce River Street Wednesdays. River Street Wednesdays will be held each Wednesday at Noon on the parkette in front of City Hall from May 27th to August 26th, 2015. “River Street Wednesdays provides the community […] [Read More]
A scene from last summer on Milford's Walnut Beach.

Lifeguards will be on duty for the holiday weekend in Milford

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From a press release: MILFORD — The Recreation Department has announced that lifeguards will be on duty at Anchor, Gulf, Hawley, and Walnut beaches from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. over the Memorial Day weekend, Saturday through Monday. After the Memorial Day weekend, lifeguards will be on duty from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on […] [Read More]
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The City of Milford will stage its annual Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony Sunday, May 24th, 2015 in beginning in front of City Hall at 9:45 a.m. This is a scene from the 2014 event.

Parade, wreath-laying ceremony in Milford set for Sunday, May 24

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — The City of Milford will host our annual Memorial Day Parade on Sunday, May 24th, 2015 at 2pm. All units and marchers are asked to assemble at the Daniel Wasson Field parking lot at 1pm. Our Grand Marshall and Key-Note Speaker will be Greg […] [Read More]
Jay Rowe presents an $8,000 check to Board of Education chair Susan Glennon (center) and Superintendent of Schools Elizabeth E. Feser.

Jay Rowe Donates $8,000 to Milford Schools Music Dept.

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We received this note from Milford Public Schools: MILFORD – To say the audience was ‘jazzed’ is an understatement for those who attended the 13th Annual Smooth Jazz for Scholars benefit concert on April 24th and 25th, created by local jazz aficionado Jay Rowe. And this year, thanks to strong ticket sales and generous corporate […] [Read More]
The Milford Police Department and the Milford Recreation Department will host a Bike Rodeo at Harborside Middle School.

Milford Bike Rodeo set for Saturday

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From a press release: MILFORD — This Saturday, May 16, the Milford Police Department and the Milford Recreation Department will host a Bike Rodeo at Harborside Middle School. From 10 AM- 4 PM, events will include: bike safety check, stopping at a line, obstacle cone course, riding bikes in a large and small circle, and […] [Read More]
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With the grant, the Teen Center will receive a fresh coat of paint, new carpeting, new equipment (air hockey table, ping pong table, TV’s), as well as new furniture. This upgrade will enhance the location, creating a more teen-focused and inviting space for the growing Teen Center programs.

Boys & Girls Club of Milford to receive $8,250 grant from Milford Rotary

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From a press release: Milford — The Milford Boys & Girls Club will be receiving an $8,250 grant from the Milford Rotary Club / Rotary International. Rotary International is an international service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in […] [Read More]
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