Hundreds took a leap for Literacy on Sunday

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Tutor trainer Betty Gerner planned to be among the Literacy Center of Milford supporters who took a leap into a frigid Long Ilsand Sound on Sunday. The Literacy Center of Milford has good cause to celebrate.  This year, the community-minded Center marks its 20th anniversary of enriching the lives of thousands of Milford-area residents from other countries who have sought […] [Read More]
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These Civil War veterans of the 9th regiment, Connecticut Volunteers gathered for a reunion in 1900 at Savin Rock.

Historian will discuss Milford unit in the Civil War

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A Civil War regiment that included many men from Milford and Orange will be the topic of a discussion by historian Robert Larkin on Monday, March 17, 7 p.m. at the Mary Taylor Methodist Church. Larkin’s talk ,”Forward the 9th,” will be part of the annual joint meeting of the Milford and Orange Historical Societies. […] [Read More]
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MHS seeks info on horse-drawn carriage

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The Milford Historical Society is seeking information on a carriage it owns, as Society members prepare to help celebrate the city’s 375 anniversary this summer. Here is the note from curator Sandy Elgee: “The Society has a post card photograph of the couple in the wagon, which was recently on display at the Milford Public Library […] [Read More]
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Participants in the Literacy Center's Leprachaun Leap (provided photo)

Literacy Center marks 20th anniversary

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The Literacy Center of Milford, based in the Fannie Beach Center on Dixon Street, has enriched the lives of thousands since its founding in 1994, including both the adult students learning English as a second language and their dedicated volunteer tutors. Local attorney Martin O’Neill, who recently became the president of the center’s board of […] [Read More]
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Photo courtesy Girl Scouts of Connecticut.

Milford hosts Girl Scout cookie drop

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As you consider what you might give up for Lent — Ash Wednesday is tomorrow — it’s important to know that more than 2 MILLION boxes of Girl Scout cookies were delivered to Connecticut over the weekend. (Note to Milford residents: all of the Thin Mints are already spoken for:). Tiffany Ventura Thiele, the communications […] [Read More]
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Back Row: L to R:        Alfred Chock , Bob Herrick, Kathy McGuire
Middle Row: L to R:     Betty Gerner, Joan Surdukowski, Susan Rosenberg, Claudette Wilson,Colleen Reilly Rees, 
                                  Laurie Haker
Front Row: L to R :     Roberta Monte, Zoe Beck, Hedwige Kuepper

New Literacy Center tutors begin service

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As the Literacy Center of Milford begins its 20th anniversary celebration this year, the latest class of tutors has completed training and begun working with clients one-on-one to improve clients’ English skills and work readiness. The next tutor training class will be held in September. [Read More]
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St. Mary Guild announces upcoming speakers

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St. Mary Guild of Milford will meet March 11, 7 p.m. in Father Cronin Hall at St. Mary Church. Frank Zilinyi, the organist and music director for St. Mary’s Parish, will be the guest speaker. All women of the parish are invited and guests are always welcome. The next meeting is April 8th. and Deacon John […] [Read More]
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