West River Health Care facility workers may go on strike

Caregivers at five HealthBridge nursing homes in Connecticut, including the West River Health Care Center in Milford, voted by secret ballot on Wednesday to authorize strikes after the company implemented its “last, best and final” offer.

Hundreds of members of District 1199, including nurses, frontline CNAs, dietary, laundry and housekeeping staff voted to send a 10-day strike notice, with a deadline of 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3.

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Jenny Taing’s graduation speech about ‘small dreams’

Editor’s Note: Graduation speeches can be quite inspirational. At the Milford Mirror, one of our favorites this year was Jenny Taing’s. Jenny gave the Salutatorian speech at Foran High School Tuesday. Dreaming big is fine, Jenny said, but it’s okay to dream small too. Read her speech below:   Joseph A. Foran High School Jenny Taing Salutatorian, Class of 2012 … read more

Jenny Taing's graduation speech about 'small dreams'

Editor’s Note: Graduation speeches can be quite inspirational. At the Milford Mirror, one of our favorites this year was Jenny Taing’s. Jenny gave the Salutatorian speech at Foran High School Tuesday. Dreaming big is fine, Jenny said, but it’s okay to dream small too. Read her speech below:   Joseph A. Foran High School Jenny Taing Salutatorian, Class of 2012 … read more