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State Rep. Pam Staneski

Rep. Staneski: Don’t tax surgery sodas

From a press release: HARTFORD — State Rep. Pam Staneski (Milford & Orange) voiced an emphatic NO on a proposed sugar tax on soda in the Children’s committee this week. The legislation, HB-5461, An Act Imposing a Tax on Sugary Soft Drinks, would impose a 1% tax per ounce on any carbonated nonalcoholic beverage which […] [Read More]

Milford Chamber plans fun networking evening March 11

From a press release: Join the Milford Chamber of Commerce for a fun evening of networking at March’s “Business After Hours”. The event is hosted by The Orange Ale House, 571-A Boston Post Rd., Orange on Wednesday, March 11th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Guests will enjoy “A Prelude to St. Patty’s Day” theme. Along […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Milford, Orange

“Peace Love & Music From Maren” event set for April 25th at Law High

From a press release: MILFORD—A citywide event is being planned to celebrate the life of Maren Sanchez on Saturday April 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Jonathan Law High School. “Peace Love & Music From Maren” is sponsored through the Maren Sanchez Memorial Fund and will include music, art, food, and fun designed to […] [Read More]
Categories: Devon, Milford
Pam Staneski

Staneski backs vets brain injury/PTSD study

From a press release: HARTFORD- State Rep. Pam Staneski (R-Milford & Orange) voted to support a proposal requiring Connecticut to study a program for veterans who suffer from traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress. The proposal SB-905, An Act Requiring The Department Of Public Health To Study The Implementation Of A Program For The Treatment […] [Read More]

Roof leaks affect service at the Milford Public Library

We just received this note from the Milford Public Library: UPDATE: The Adult Department will be open today from 5:00pm – 8:30pm with limited services. Because of roof leaks, some areas of the Adult Department will remain closed. Please call 203-783-3304 (Circulation) or 203-783-3292 (Reference) for more information. As more wet weather is forecast, please […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford

Milford opens kindergarten registration

We received this note from Milford Schools: MILFORD — If you or someone you know has a child who will be entering kindergarten in the fall, we have some news for you! Kindergarten Registration for the Milford Public Schools will be held centrally this year at the Parsons Complex (70 West River Street) from March […] [Read More]

Jumping on cars leads to assault, arrest in Milford

Milford police arrested two Spring Street men Saturday night after they reportedly jumped on cars in the area, and one of them allegedly assaulted several emergency personnel. According to police reports, officers responded to a complaint of an intoxicated person jumping on parked cars in the Spring Street area, and possibly damaging them. The complainant […] [Read More]
Categories: Crime, Milford, Police

Pugh jury want his testimony 

MILFORD- The jury in the Matthew Pugh murder trial has asked to hear his testimony read back. The nine-woman, three-man panel also wants to rehear Maria Werner, a former employee of the State Police Forensic lab who compared the tape found on the face of the victim, Alexandra Ducsay with that found in Pugh’s home […] [Read More]

Milford Heroin Dealer to be sentenced

NEW HAVEN- A heroin dealer who sold the drug federal authorities claim led to  a 26-year old Milford man’s fatal overdose last year is expected to be sentenced today. Assistant U.S. Attirney Sarah Karwan is urging Senior U.S. District  Judge Janet Bond Arterton to sentence Ryan Russow, himself a heroin abuser to as much as […] [Read More]

Pugh trial resumes

MILFORD – Jury deliberations are expected to resume Monday morning in the murder trial of Matthew Pugh. Since Thursday afternoon, the jury has deliberated Pugh’s fate in the May 19, 2006 murder of Alexandra Ducsay in her 3 Boothbay Street home near Jonathan Law High School. Ducsay, a 26-year-old aspiring actress, had appeared in TV’s […] [Read More]