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Group Photo, Left to right: Members of the Jonathan Law Key Club pose outside the school with the awards they received at the New England District Convention held in April in Springfield, Mass. Pictured left to right are: Laney Ackley, Dominick Buccitti, Peter Tournas, Mike Jalaf, Hayley Palmer, Tyler Chavez, Carol Phillips, Max Slusky, Alexis Maltes, Jordan Negron, Annie Khamhoung, Samantha Hudak, Marissa Pollack, Richard Ung and Meghan Hripak.

Jonathan Law High Key Club prevails at conference

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From a press release: MILFORD – Members of the Jonathan Law High School Key Club ‘prevailed victorious’ at the New England District Conference held in April in Springfield, Mass. The service organization, which is the youth version of the Milford Kiwanis Club, has long been a powerhouse at the Devon school for more than 50 […] [Read More]
Dr. Steven Kant and other representatives of Boys & Girls Village joined Mayor Ben Blake at City Hall to proclaim May 2015 as Foster Care Month in Milford in recognition of those foster families who open their homes and hearts to children in need of strong support systems. From left are Yvette Wooten, Therapeutic Foster Care Recruitment & Training Manager; Carra Conlan, Director of Permanency Services; Dr. Steven M. Kant, President/CEO of B&GV: and   Mayor Benjamin G. Blake.

Mayor Blake proclaims May 2015 as Foster Care Month in Milford

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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]