Lifeguards on duty in Milford this weekend

Lifeguards will be on duty Memorial Day weekend at Milford beaches, according to the city's recreation department. Lifeguards will be on duty at Anchor, Gulf, Hawley and Walnut beaches from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 25; ...

Walsh’s Wonderings — Peeing in the shower

Robert F. Walsh Sometimes, even our closest friends can do heinous things. A few years ago, an old ...

High school students publish books of short stories

Young authors and illustrators held copies of their new books at the fine arts center in downtown Milford ...

P&Z approves 15 apartments on Meadowside Road

The Planning and Zoning Board voted 8-1 at its May 21 meeting to approve the site plan for ...

Milford Invention Convention finalists advance to nationals

Ten young inventors who competed at this year’s Milford Invention Convention in March were among the 1,200 students that participated in the 36th Annual Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC) on Saturday, May 4. Quinn Willet received the Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation Life Sciences Award, while Harshitha Kothapalli, Riley Simons and Shriya Vaid were chosen for CIC Recognized Inventor Awards and invited to attend the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE) in ...

Foran’s Nick Costantini SCC champion in pole vault

Foran High’s Nick Costantini earned first in the pole vault at the Southern Connecticut Conference boys track and field championships on May 20 in Wallingford.  Costantini’s jump of 13 ...

Girls tennis: Platt Tech loses 4-3 decision to East Haven

Platt Tech dropped a 4-3 decision to East Haven at the Leroy Doolittle Courts at Eisenhower Park on Wednesday.  Coach Jill Baronowski’s Panthers (4-15, 4-4 conference) saw Gabby Williamson post ...

Milford Umpire Association awards 10 scholarships

The Milford Umpires Association, a member of USA Softball, has awarded 10 college scholarships, made possible through the collection of team fees from local USA Softball tournaments.  Eight ...

Gymnastics: Lakewood-Trumbull excels at YMCA Northeast Regionals

The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA girls gymnastics team traveled to Readfield, Maine, on May 20 to compete at the 2019 Northeast Regional YMCA Gymnastics Championship hosted by Waterville YMCA. Lakewood-Trumbull ...

Boys basketball: St. Mary’s eighth grade team takes home title

St. Mary’s eighth grade boys team won the championship at the 45th annual St. Mary School Basketball Tournament. Team members are Matthew Piechota, Roger Coleman, David Johnson, Jack Damato, Thomas Allen, Brian Connolly, Luke Dana, Aidan Quirk and John Paul Paiva. Coaches are Scott Dana, David Johnson and Walter Piechota. 

Walsh’s Wonderings — Peeing in the shower

Robert F. Walsh Sometimes, even our closest friends can do heinous things. A few years ago, an old ...

CT’s proposed ban on releasing helium balloons would protect wildlife

To the Editor: Connecticut’s proposed ban on releasing helium balloons would help keep the state beautiful and protect ...

Milford Invention Convention finalists advance to nationals

Ten young inventors who competed at this year’s Milford Invention Convention in March were among the 1,200 students that participated in the 36th Annual Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC) on ...

Lifeguards on duty in Milford this weekend

Lifeguards will be on duty Memorial Day weekend at Milford beaches, according to the city's recreation department. Lifeguards will be on duty at Anchor, Gulf, Hawley and Walnut ...

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Walsh’s Wonderings — Peeing in the shower

Robert F. Walsh Sometimes, even our closest friends can do heinous things. A few years ago, an old school pal came to stay with us for a few days. In ...

High school students publish books of short stories

Young authors and illustrators held copies of their new books at the fine arts center in downtown Milford May 15 as they sampled hors d’oeuvres and chatted about the writing ...

P&Z approves 15 apartments on Meadowside Road

The Planning and Zoning Board voted 8-1 at its May 21 meeting to approve the site plan for a 15-unit apartment project at 25 Meadowside Road. The board included the ...

Boys basketball: St. Mary’s eighth grade team takes home title

St. Mary’s eighth grade boys team won the championship at the 45th annual St. Mary School Basketball Tournament. Team members are Matthew Piechota, Roger Coleman, David Johnson, Jack Damato, Thomas Allen, Brian Connolly, Luke Dana, Aidan Quirk and John Paul Paiva. Coaches are Scott Dana, David Johnson and Walter Piechota. 

Foran’s Nick Costantini SCC champion in pole vault

Foran High’s Nick Costantini earned first in the pole vault at the Southern Connecticut Conference boys track and field championships on May 20 in Wallingford.  Costantini’s jump of 13 feet was good for ...

Girls tennis: Platt Tech loses 4-3 decision to East Haven

Platt Tech dropped a 4-3 decision to East Haven at the Leroy Doolittle Courts at Eisenhower Park on Wednesday.  Coach Jill Baronowski’s Panthers (4-15, 4-4 conference) saw Gabby Williamson post a 9-7 victory at ...

Milford Umpire Association awards 10 scholarships

The Milford Umpires Association, a member of USA Softball, has awarded 10 college scholarships, made possible through the collection of team fees from local USA Softball tournaments.  Eight scholarship recipients were selected ...

Girl Scouts of CT elects new members to board of directors

Girl Scouts of Connecticut elected new members to its Board of Directors and renewed terms of returning members at its annual meeting held on April 28. The current Girl Scouts of Connecticut Board of Directors now includes (new members and positions in bold): Officers: President: Sheryl Sleeva, head of New ...

Dress for Success hosts annual benefit event

Dress for Success Mid-Fairfield County will host its annual benefit Toast to Success! on Thursday, May 23, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at The Patterson Club, 1118 Cross Highway, Fairfield. Presenting sponsor is Bank of America. The event features a fashion show with designs from Lord & Taylor and special ...

Muse Paintbar to open at Connecticut Post Mall

Muse Paintbar will be opening Saturday, June 1 at the Connecticut Post Mall. With more than 30 locations in the northeast spanning from Maine to Virginia, Muse Paintbar combines painting instructions with a restaurant and bar, hosting painting sessions for all ages. It will be located in the former Sundae ...

CT’s proposed ban on releasing helium balloons would protect wildlife

To the Editor: Connecticut’s proposed ban on releasing helium balloons would help keep the state beautiful and protect wildlife. Balloon releases — which sometimes take place at weddings, graduations, memorials, and other ...

Man camping on green shows complexity of homeless situation

To the Editor: As we continue to support and address the increase in the needs of those experiencing homelessness and hunger in our community, realized by the stark images of encampments more ...

Walsh’s Wonderings — Unsubscribing

Robert F. Walsh Somewhere along the line, the business world discovered it could make a lot more money if it stopped selling us things it could rent to us instead. Rather than ...

Police arrest 2 for Milford motel armed robbery

Elben Quinones Melanie Lugo UPDATE: A 74-year-old woman working at a Milford motel sustained multiple head fractures and needed nine staples to close a wound ...

Milford students participate in Invention Convention competition

Ten young inventors who competed at this year’s Milford Invention Convention in March were among the 1,200 students that participated in the 36th Annual Connecticut ...
State Senator James Maroney (D-Milford)

Maroney bill to create apprenticeship pathways to a college degree

Legislation that state Senator James Maroney (D-Milford) introduced that will create apprenticeship pathways to a bachelor’s degree has passed the state Senate by a bipartisan, ...

Precious Blood Parish hosts Tenebrae service

Precious Blood Parish in Milford is hosting their annual Tenebrae service on Wednesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m., at St. Agnes Church, 400 Merwin Ave. ...

Police arrest 2 for Milford motel armed robbery

Elben Quinones Melanie Lugo UPDATE: A 74-year-old woman working at a Milford motel sustained multiple head fractures and needed nine staples to close a wound ...

Food truck festival this weekend at Eisenhower Park

The 6th annual Milford Food Truck Festival & Open Air Market will take place this weekend at Eisenhower Park: Saturday, May 25, 11-7; Sunday, May ...
State Senator James Maroney (D-Milford)

Maroney bill to create apprenticeship pathways to a college degree

Legislation that state Senator James Maroney (D-Milford) introduced that will create apprenticeship pathways to a bachelor’s degree has passed the state Senate by a bipartisan, ...

Precious Blood Parish hosts Tenebrae service

Precious Blood Parish in Milford is hosting their annual Tenebrae service on Wednesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m., at St. Agnes Church, 400 Merwin Ave. ...

Conscious Cook: A celebration of spring

“The world’s favorite season is spring. All things seem possible in May.” — Edwin Way Teale The scent of spring is so clean and restorative, ...

Bill of Fairs: Parades, picnics and more

Cruise to Sheffield Island, May 25, 26, 27, 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. Boat leaves from the Sheffield Island Dock, corner of North Water ...

Drive: 2019 Jetta GLI is packed with refinement

Once in a while, a sedan comes along that leaves us to wonder why so many ...

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE The Battle for da Vinci’s Legacy: The Louvre Museum vs The Ufizzi Gallery, ...

Family Movie Menu: A League of Their Own, Rocky, Grease and more

Movies for families this weekend on broadcast and cable stations: Friday, May 24 A League of ...

Curtain Call: ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ is riveting

The same script word for word is not a guarantee that you are going to see ...

Wild times at the Beardsley Zoo

  Orion is a Amur leopard cub at the Beardsley Zoo.- Shannon Calvert Kallisto is a ...

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE The Battle for da Vinci’s Legacy: The Louvre Museum vs The Ufizzi Gallery, ...

Wild times at the Beardsley Zoo

  Orion is a Amur leopard cub at the Beardsley Zoo.- Shannon Calvert Kallisto is a ...

Bill of Fairs: Parades, picnics and more

Cruise to Sheffield Island, May 25, 26, 27, 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. Boat leaves from the Sheffield Island Dock, corner of North Water ...

Drive: 2019 Jetta GLI is packed with refinement

Once in a while, a sedan comes along that leaves us to wonder why so many ...

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE The Battle for da Vinci’s Legacy: The Louvre Museum vs The Ufizzi Gallery, ...

Conscious Cook: A celebration of spring

“The world’s favorite season is spring. All things seem possible in May.” — Edwin Way Teale The scent of spring is so clean and restorative, ...

Family Movie Menu: A League of Their Own, Rocky, Grease and more

Movies for families this weekend on broadcast and cable stations: Friday, May 24 A League of ...

Curtain Call: ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ is riveting

The same script word for word is not a guarantee that you are going to see ...

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE The Battle for da Vinci’s Legacy: The Louvre Museum vs The Ufizzi Gallery, ...