Sandy assistance deadline extended

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the deadline to register for Storm Sandy disaster assistance from Dec. 31 to Jan. 28. “With more than $20 million in federal aid approved already, there is clearly a need for many residents for assistance,” said Governor Dannel Malloy. “Extending this deadline will ensure that any resident or business affected by Storm … read more

Historic reenactment scheduled January 1

The Milford Preservation Trust will hold its 5th annual New Year’s Day Luminary Lighting event at 3:15 p.m. on Jan. 1, in honor of 200 sick Revolutionary War soldiers who were put ashore in Milford Harbor on the first day of January, 1777. Candles will be lit at three locations beginning at Gulf Beach, then at Milford Cemetery, as well … read more

Housatonic River dredging project completed

The Housatonic River is 149 miles long and originates from two branches in the Berkshires. Over the past 36 years, since the river was last dredged, hundreds of thousands of cubic yards of eroded sediment have flowed down river, much of it deposited in the lower reaches between Milford and Stratford, hindering boat navigation. A recently completed dredging project cleared … read more