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An early 20th century view of the old mansion

Lauralton Hall celebrating 150 Years

From a news release: Milford — This 2014-15 academic school year marks the 150-year Anniversary of the Pond-Taylor estate, the home of the Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall. The school is planning a yearlong series of events inviting alumnae, students, friends and the community to visit the historic grounds and participate in […] [Read More]
The Downs House in Milford, Connecticut

Ghosts to haunt Downs House in Milford on Halloween

From a press release: The Milford Preservation Trust will introduce the ghost of 18th century diarist and minuteman John Downs as well as the ghost of Elijah Bryan, a fellow militia member, to trick or treaters between 4-7 at the Downs House (also known as the Minuteman House) at 139 North Street on Friday, Oct. […] [Read More]
Left to right:  Benjamin G. Blake, Mayor; Meghan McGaffin, GIS Analyst; Jean Lasczak, MIS Coordinator; Tania Barnes, Human Resources.

Meghan McGaffin, Milford Employee of the Month

We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Meghan McGaffin , the Geographical Information System (GIS) Analyst, has been selected at the Employee of the Month for October 2014 in Milford. As the recipient of the award for the Mayor’s Employee of the Month Program, please join us in extending our warm […] [Read More]
Categories: Government, Milford
clothing drive flyer

Jonathan Law HS clothing sale today, Saturday & Sunday

Categories: Charity, Milford
Oxford First Selectman George R. Temple

Put George Temple in the pink

OXFORD-Here’s a chance to put First Selectman George Temple in the pink on Oct. 22. For $100 you can dump a pink liquid on Temple. For $10 you can watch someone dump a pink liquid on Temple. All this will take place at 4 p.m. in front of Town Hall on 486 Oxford Road. The […] [Read More]
Michael Fitzpatrick

Mike Fitzpatrick to get top Defense Lawyer award

BRIDGEPORT-Over the past 27 years Michael Fitzpatrick built a career as one of the area’s top criminal defense lawyers and an expert in death penalty cases. Tonight the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association will honor Fitzpatrick, 54, of Fairfield, with their Champions of Liberty award during a ceremony at Anthony’s Ocean View restaurant in New […] [Read More]
Christopher Plaskon

Plaskon to undergo Psychological and Mental Health exam

MILFORD-The defense lawyers for Christopher Plaskon the teenage Jonathan Law student accused of slashing a classmate to death on the eve of the school’s prom are completing arrangements for his mental and psychological health evaluation. Richard T. Meehan Jr., who with Edward Gavin represent Plaskon, informed Superior Court Judge Frank Iannotti Thursday that they expect […] [Read More]

Founder’s Walk Committee to meet Oct. 23rd

We received this note from City Hall in Milford: The Founder’s Walk Committee invites the Milford public to an informational meeting on Founder’s Walk presented by the selected architects Richter & Cegan on October 23rd at 7 PM at City Hall. Bill Richter of Richter & Cegan will outline some initial design concepts for the […] [Read More]

Walk Like MADD in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD-The signature walk of Mothers Against Drunk Driving will take place Oct. 25 at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road. The 5K walk raises funds that support MADD’s state initiatives including ignition interlocks for all drunk drivers; sobriety checkpoints and other technological efforts to combat drunk driving. MADD CT served 650 victims/survivors in 2013 […] [Read More]

Milford’s 375th anniversary time capsule to be buried today

An announcement from Milford City Hall: Milford — Today, city officials will formally inter the Milford Time Capsule celebrating the city’s 375th anniversary. It will be opened 25 years from now on Milford’s 400th anniversary, in 2039. The ceremony will take place today, Wednesday, October 15th, on River Street, between City Hall and the Parsons […] [Read More]
Categories: historic, Milford