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Addi Lawlor, 4, of Milford, and her sister, Cali, 3, paint rocks at "Rock On Creations" table in downtown as part of a pirate event in Milford, Conn. on Sunday, June 9, 2013. The Milford Library will host a rock-painting event for children on July 22nd.

Rock-painting event for children set for July 22nd

From a press release: MILFORD — Fun for the whole family!   Milford Library is holding a rock painting workshop on Tuesday, July 22 at 2 PM.   We’ll supply the paints, brushes, and markers.   You’ll supply the rocks and the creativity! This fun program is open to all ages, from grandparents to aged 10.   Please bring […] [Read More]
St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

Ansonia Church to celebrate 100th anniversary this weekend

ANSONIA-The Most. Rev. Paul P. Chomnycky, bishop of the Ukrainian Diocese of Stamford will help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the building of St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church on 105 Clifton Avenue this weekend. The Bishop will offer Divine Liturgy at 9:30 a.m. Saturday followed by a blessing of the cornerstone […] [Read More]
Anita Dugatto, Democratic candidate for mayor of Derby, Conn. meets with the editorial board on Tuseday, oct. 22, 2013.

Derby Day on Saturday

DERBY-There will be music, food and games but hopefully no rain as the state’s smallest city cgives itself a day. Derby Day will close down a large part of Elizabeth Street along the green from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. “This event gives residents and visitors an opportunity to get acquainted with our city […] [Read More]
Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Derby summer concerts announced

DERBY-The city’s summer concert series on the green begins July 7 with the Frank Porto band performing classic oldies. The series will continue every Tuesday night through Sept.1 with Mark Lanzeri, the singing hotdog vendor performing Elvis and Frank Sinatra tunes. The two-hour concerts begin at 7 p.m. In the case of rainouts, it will […] [Read More]
Twenty-five students from Milford received a Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust Scholarship at the 2015 Trust Scholarship Presentation and State of the City Event, Friday, May 29th.

25 Milford students awarded Milford Chamber scholarships

From a press release: Milford  – Twenty-five Milford students were presented with scholarships at Milford’s 2015 Chamber Trust Scholarship Presentation and State of the City Address, held by the Milford Chamber of Commerce, Inc. on Friday, May 29th at Aldario’s Restaurant. The $20,500.00 in scholarships is funded through the Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust Fund […] [Read More]
Members of the Milford Concert Band, conducted by Steve Saunders, perform Christmas songs during the annual Festival of Lights and Tree Lighting on the historic Milford Green in Milford, Conn. on Friday November 29, 2013.

Milford Concert Band to present “Star Spangled Spectacular” at Fowler Field

From a press release: MILFORD: The Milford Concert Band, under the direction of Duane Berge, will kick off the 2015 Summer Nights by Harbor Lights Concert Series with “Star Spangled Spectacular” in conjunction with The Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust and sponsored by Kapusta and Otzel & Averaimo Attorneys at Law. This will take place […] [Read More]
Milford Mayor Benjamin Blake in his office at City Hall earlier this year.

Connecticut Young Professionals to host “Meet the Mayor” event in Milford

From a press release: MILFORD — The Connecticut Young Professionals (CTYP) will host “Meet the Mayor” on Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30 PM at Stonebridge Restaurant featuring Milford Mayor Ben Blake.  Mayor Blake will speak about initiatives the City of Milford is taking on to attract young professionals and how young professionals can get more […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford
This year, the event has expanded to Pirates Week. Visit participating Treasure Shop Stops (look for the Pirates Flat!) from Monday, June 8 to Saturday, June 13 to find unadvertised treasures, and register to win a trip aboard the Pirate Ship ‘Oz.’

Pirates will plunder Milford June 8-14

From a press release: Milford – Join Captain Kidd and his crew as they sail into Milford Harbor and “take over” downtown Milford.  This Pirate’s Week event is presented by the Downtown Milford Business Association and sponsored in part by 7 Seas Restaurant and WPLR 99.1 Radio. The Milford Bank and the Milford Public Library […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Folk Art, Milford