Man and dog rescued from icy pond (video)

Click here for video of rescue. Video credit Bruce McManus. Milford police and firefighters rescued a local man and his dog Tuesday after they fell through the ice of a city pond. The man fell through the ice-covered pond ...

Health Department cancels immunization clinic

The immunization clinic scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 2:30pm-4:30pm at the Milford Health Department has been canceled ...

Ashes from wood burning stove spark garage fire

Firefighters battle a garage fire on Yale Avenue Monday. Hot ashes from a wood burning stove sparked a ...

Man charged with threatening girlfriend with gun

Milford police took custody of Darwin Martinez, 31, of West Haven on Feb. 11 on a warrant for ...

Cab driver taken for a ride: Passenger from Brooklyn couldn’t pay fare

Police arrested a woman they say took a cab from Brooklyn, N.Y., to Milford Feb. 12 and didn’t have money to pay the fare. Bruna Andrade, 23, of Cape Canaveral, Fla., was charged with larceny following the incident. Police said they were called to the area of Broadway and Andrews Avenue Feb. 12 at 11:40 a.m. They said that after taking a cab to Milford, Andrade couldn’t pay the fare ...

Wrestling: Foran’s Nolan Bannon wins title for runner-up Lions

Nolan Bannon earned his first state title with a 7-2 victory in the 195-pound weight class. GUILFORD — Foran High had seven placement winners, including a Class M ...

Girls basketball: East Haven runs past Foran Lions

Jasmine Lord scored 19 points for Foran in its SCC quarterfinal game with East Haven.Photo: David G. Whitham / For Hearst Connecticut Media WALLINGFORD — Top-seeded East Haven ...

Boys basketball: Foran falls to Branford in season finale

Despite jumping out to a 12-3 lead in the first quarter, the Foran Lions could not regain that lead ultimately falling to the Branford Hornets, 64-53, on Friday. ...

Gymnastics: Jerue, Lynch lead Foran Lions

Foran High lost to Trumbull-St. Joseph, 127.75-111.5, on Friday. Emma Jerue and Britney Lynch tied for first in the vault for coach Dina Savoca’s Lions. Vault: 1. Merritt ...

Boys soccer: Law qualifies for states

Jon Vitale’s goal early in the second half propelled the Jonathan Law boys soccer team a 1-0 win over host Notre Dame-West Haven on Wednesday afternoon at Veterans Stadium. With the victory, the Lawmen qualified for the Class L state tournament for the third straight season. “It’s very important because the kids work so hard for ...

Walsh’s Wonderings — Knives on roadsides

Robert F. Walsh There’s a disturbing trend on the streets these days that is as dangerous as it ...

Walsh’s Wonderings — Falling

Robert F. Walsh I fell on the sidewalk last week. There wasn’t anything there to trip me up: ...

Cab driver taken for a ride: Passenger from Brooklyn couldn’t pay fare

Police arrested a woman they say took a cab from Brooklyn, N.Y., to Milford Feb. 12 and didn’t have money to pay the fare. Bruna Andrade, 23, of ...

Man and dog rescued from icy pond (video)

Click here for video of rescue. Video credit Bruce McManus. Milford police and firefighters rescued a local man and his dog Tuesday after they fell through the ice ...

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Health Department cancels immunization clinic

The immunization clinic scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 2:30pm-4:30pm at the Milford Health Department has been canceled due to the forecast for inclement weather. For information contact the Milford ...

Ashes from wood burning stove spark garage fire

Firefighters battle a garage fire on Yale Avenue Monday. Hot ashes from a wood burning stove sparked a garage fire in Milford Monday afternoon. No one was injured in the ...

Man charged with threatening girlfriend with gun

Milford police took custody of Darwin Martinez, 31, of West Haven on Feb. 11 on a warrant for allegedly threatening his girlfriend with a handgun. Police said the incident took ...

Boys soccer: Law qualifies for states

Jon Vitale’s goal early in the second half propelled the Jonathan Law boys soccer team a 1-0 win over host Notre Dame-West Haven on Wednesday afternoon at Veterans Stadium. With the victory, the Lawmen qualified for the Class L state tournament for the third straight season. “It’s very important because ...

Wrestling: Foran’s Nolan Bannon wins title for runner-up Lions

Nolan Bannon earned his first state title with a 7-2 victory in the 195-pound weight class. GUILFORD — Foran High had seven placement winners, including a Class M champion in Nolan Bannon, ...

Girls basketball: East Haven runs past Foran Lions

Jasmine Lord scored 19 points for Foran in its SCC quarterfinal game with East Haven.Photo: David G. Whitham / For Hearst Connecticut Media WALLINGFORD — Top-seeded East Haven opened up its Southern ...

Boys basketball: Foran falls to Branford in season finale

Despite jumping out to a 12-3 lead in the first quarter, the Foran Lions could not regain that lead ultimately falling to the Branford Hornets, 64-53, on Friday. Junior co-captains Jason Giambra ...

Aquarion offers assistance to federal employees

Aquarion Water Company announced today that its Customer Service Center is available to assist federal employees impacted by the partial government shutdown. Federal employees having difficulty paying their Aquarion water bill can contact Aquarion’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-732-9678 for a review of their account and assistance options. Aquarion also ...
Raeleen Mauntner as Noni Cimino in Pantochino’s musical Italian Wedding Soup which ran at the Milford Center for the Arts, April 20-May 6, 2018. — Photo by Julia Gerace

Pantochino Productions original show named ‘Best Non-Equity Musical’

BroadwayWorld awarded Milford’s Pantochino Productions with a slew of Non-Equity Theatre awards, including Best Musical for their original production Italian Wedding Soup. Pantochino Productions took home 10 of BroadwayWorld’s Connecticut 2018 awards, which are selected based on readers’ nominations and votes from members of the theatre community. The nominated shows ...

Fairfield Inn and more planned for Howard Johnson’s site

UPDATED: The Howard Johnson Lodge and Friendly’s restaurant at 1040 and 1052 Boston Post Road will be demolished, and a Fairfield Inn, a Floor & Decor store and a small retail store will take their place. The Planning and Zoning Board voted unanimously at its Jan. 2 meeting to approve ...

Walsh’s Wonderings — Falling

Robert F. Walsh I fell on the sidewalk last week. There wasn’t anything there to trip me up: no ice, uneven pavement or protruding tree vines to trick the unsuspecting. I wasn’t ...

Walsh’s Wonderings — Notes from train station

Robert F. Walsh Train stations have never been the most inviting of places. Early morning commuters drape themselves over railings like wet rags, bleary-eyed and in need of caffeine. We spring to ...

Small acts help during times of heightened homelessness

To the Editor: Small acts change the world. This five-word statement hangs in the lobby of the Beth-El Center, painted on a plain wooden sign that could easily blend in as most ...

Man charged with threatening girlfriend with gun

Milford police took custody of Darwin Martinez, 31, of West Haven on Feb. 11 on a warrant for allegedly threatening his girlfriend with a handgun. ...

School superintendent proposes 1.89% spending increase

School Supt. Dr. Anna Cutaia discusses her 2019-2020 budget proposal with local reporters Monday afternoon. Milford School Supt. Dr. Anna Cutaia presented her first budget ...

Wilton hosts day of recycling and shredding for e-waste

The town of Wilton, in cooperation with Take 2 Inc., will host a free E-Waste Recycling and Hard Drive Shredding Day at the Wilton Town ...

Hindu temple opens in Milford

A Hindu temple and cultural center at 25 Research Drive will celebrate its opening on Sunday, Oct. 7. BAPS New Haven purchased the property on ...

Man charged with threatening girlfriend with gun

Milford police took custody of Darwin Martinez, 31, of West Haven on Feb. 11 on a warrant for allegedly threatening his girlfriend with a handgun. ...

Committee names Caitlyn Zawadski as this year’s Miss Emerald Isle

Caitlyn Zawadski holds up the gown she bought to wear in the Milford St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 9, when she will serve as Miss ...

Wilton hosts day of recycling and shredding for e-waste

The town of Wilton, in cooperation with Take 2 Inc., will host a free E-Waste Recycling and Hard Drive Shredding Day at the Wilton Town ...

Hindu temple opens in Milford

A Hindu temple and cultural center at 25 Research Drive will celebrate its opening on Sunday, Oct. 7. BAPS New Haven purchased the property on ...

Conscious Cook: The lusciousness of love

“Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or torturous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.” — Joanne Harris, Chocolat" Love is in the air! With ...

Committee names Caitlyn Zawadski as this year’s Miss Emerald Isle

Caitlyn Zawadski holds up the gown she bought to wear in the Milford St. Patrick’s Day ...

Reel Dad: Remembering Albert Finney

From the start, his smile lit the screen. And in that first moment Albert Finney appeared ...

Binge and Repeat: Dodging death with Russian Doll

Natasha Lyonne stars in “Russian Doll,” the Netflix series she co-created, revolving around her character being ...

Conscious Cook: The lusciousness of love

“Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or torturous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.” — Joanne Harris, Chocolat" Love is in the air! With ...

Test Drive: 2019 VW Golf knows big things come in small packages

Anyone who remembers driving a 1960s or ’70s Volkswagen Beetle may be surprised to learn the ...

Reel Dad: Remembering Albert Finney

From the start, his smile lit the screen. And in that first moment Albert Finney appeared ...

Binge and Repeat: Dodging death with Russian Doll

Natasha Lyonne stars in “Russian Doll,” the Netflix series she co-created, revolving around her character being ...

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