Alvin and the Chipmunks highlight hospital's Celebration of Trees

Alvin and the Chipmunks take center stage at this year’s Celebration of Trees at Milford Hospital, the holiday auction that usually sees the Milford Hospital Auxiliary raise about $20,000 to $25,000 for the hospital. Decorated Christmas trees, with values ranging from a few hundred dollars up to $1,200, are the central attraction at the fund-raiser. But as the years have … read more

Director of land use will leave city for consultant work

After two years on the job and instituting a number of changes in the city’s land use departments, the city’s director of pubic land use is leaving to do consultant work for government agencies. Jocelyn Mathiasen, the city’s first director of public land use, announced last week that she plans to resign in February. The director position was created two … read more

Hookah lounge gets P&Z okay

After several years of fighting to open a hookah lounge in Milford, Sammer Karout finally got Planning and Zoning Board permission last week to get his new business going. His attorney, Thomas Lynch, said the board unanimously approved his special permit, with some minor stipulations, and that Karout should be ready to open within a month. Though culturally rooted in … read more