Letter: Local fisheries thanks community for support

To the editor: I wish to thank the communities served by the Milford Mirror for all of their continued support during the partial government shutdown and beyond. It was heartwarming to read of the actions by neighbors, businesses, non-profits, schools, spousal clubs, associations, other government organizations and many others. Your support emphasizes the importance of local communities and our role … read more

Letter: Parking is overrated

To the editor: Interested in the discussion regarding the sale of 44-64 River Street, I tuned in to watch the Board of Aldermen meeting on a recent Monday night. Transit-oriented development is something I wholeheartedly support as both a transportation engineer and a new urbanist, as its underlying function is to encourage the integration of sustainable modes of transportation with … read more

Girl Scouts of Connecticut to host former White House communications director

Girl Scouts of Connecticut will host “A Conversation with Jennifer Palmieri” on Tuesday, April 9, from 6:30-8 p.m., at Race Brook Country Club in Orange. Palmieri was the White House communications director for President Barack Obama and head of communications for the Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign. She served in the West Wing for 12 years under Presidents Obama and Clinton. … read more

Citizen scientist volunteers sought for ‘Frog Watch’

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is seeking citizen-scientist volunteers who will be … hoppy to help with a census of frogs in their neighborhoods. An army of trained volunteers is needed to provide local data to a national program called “FrogWatch.” The local effort is a collaboration between The Maritime Aquarium, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport and Yale’s Peabody Museum … read more