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Milford man pleads guilty in probe arising out of heroin death

MILFORD-A city man who provided the heroin that led to a March 12 deadly overdose pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge Thursday. Ryan Russow, 29, of Stone Manor Drive pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute heroin. He now faces up to 20 years in prison when […] [Read More]
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro: More local produce on way to school lunch programs

From a press release: WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) applauded Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement that the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded Connecticut a $14,000 grant to host a state-wide conference to share best practices and bring together farm to school practitioners from across the state. That grant is part of more than $5 million […] [Read More]
Keeshond mix involved in fatal Stratford attack is euthanized

Keeshond mix in fatal Stratford attack euthanized

STRATFORD-The eight year-old keeshond mix responsible for the death of its 91-year-old owner has been euthanized, according to Police Lt. Frank Eannotti. The dog was responsible for ripping off parts of Stella Antanaitis’s arms during a Nov. 14 attack. At the time, police said the woman was intervening in a fight between her dog and […] [Read More]

Solarize Milford meeting tonight

From a press release: Milford —The City of Milford has been selected to participate in a unique solar discount program that makes going solar easy and affordable. The Solarize Milford program will kick off with a workshop on Wednesday, December 3 at Milford City Hall, 110 River Street at 7 pm. Residents can learn about […] [Read More]
The 13th Annual Downtown Milford Lamplight Stroll on Friday, December 5th and Saturday, December 6th,

Milford’s Lamplight Stroll set for Friday & Saturday, Dec. 5-6

We received this note from the Milf0rd Downtown Business Assn.: Milford, CT – A Classic New England tradition will take place during the 13th Annual Downtown Milford Lamplight Stroll on Friday, December 5th and Saturday, December 6th, 2014. Visitors will enjoy a nostalgic experience during this popular event that celebrates the holiday season in true […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Holidays, Milford

Milford Police Dept. offers timely tips

We received this release from the Milford Police Dept.: The holidays are a special time of the year but they are also a time when people are especially vulnerable to burglary, theft and other crimes. The Crime Prevention Unit is offering a few tips in order to reduce the chances of you or your family […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Crime, General, Milford, Police

Snow emergency parking rules in effect for Milford

We received this note from Mayor Ben Blake in Milford: MILFORD — Alternate side of the street parking will be in effect beginning midnight tonight in the City of Milford. Cars parked on City roads should be parked on the Even Number Side of the street on Wednesday, November 26th. This alternate side of the […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford, weather
Colin Lane

“A Child’s Christmas in Wales” at the Milford Library Dec. 8

From a Press Release: MILFORD — This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dylan Thomas, the acclaimed author of “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.” Milford actor Colin Lane is dedicating his performance to Thomas this year. Dylan Thomas’ remembrances of his childhood Christmases take place in the small town of Swansea, a […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Milford, Music, Theatre
Former Speaker of the House James Amann addresses the media at a press conference Tuesday morning. He said that he's opposed to building two new I-95 ramps at Exit 33 in Stratford.

Amann: New Exit 33 ramps would turn Devon into a ‘ghost town’

MILFORD — The former speaker of the state House of Representatives and a candidate for governor in 2010 on Tuesday decried a plan to install a pair of “missing” Interstate 95 exit ramps at Exit 33 as costly and one that would turn Milford’s Devon section into a “ghost town.” At a press conference, Jim […] [Read More]
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Council John P. Marini

Ansonia officials warn of paving scams

ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Counsel John Marini warned residents to be wary of a scam paving company circulating through the city. City officials and police have received reports of homeowners in the Hilltop area being solicited by individuals claiming to represent the Interstate Paving company, according to Marini. Similar incidents occurred in north Milford […] [Read More]