Lauralton, all-girl school, stages adaptation of 'Twelve Angry Men'

“Twelve Angry Men” is probably not on the top-ten list of plays performed at all-girls schools.  “That’s one of the reasons I chose this play,” said Lauralton Hall student director Cameron Gerrity. “I wanted to show that women could play those parts — that the themes in the play were universal.” Originally the students were going to name their adaptation … read more

Milford schools closing early today due to snow

Today, Monday, January 28, all Milford Public Schools and Parochial schools will have an early dismissal with no afternoon Special Education Preschool classes scheduled. The after-school childcare program will be closed. All after-school activities and programs, including adult education are canceled. Early dismissal is two hours prior to the regular end time. However, this will not affect the high school … read more

School budget proposal moves forward at 2.29% increase

As far as the dollars go, the Milford Board of Education didn’t change the school superintendent’s budget proposal much before sending it on through the city’s budget approval process last week. School Supt. Dr. Elizabeth Feser has asked for an $88.87 million spending package, which represented a 2.29% increase over the current year’s plan. After several budget workshops and delving … read more

U.S. Senator tours Milford's storm damage and schools, with eye on safety

Cold winds blew along Bayview Beach on Jan. 25 as Sen. Chris Murphy surveyed waterside homes with Milford Mayor Ben Blake. Milford was one of the junior senator’s stops on a tour of the state. There were two primary topics Murphy discussed with Milford officials. First, was federal funding support for adding School Resource Officers to Milford’s public schools. The … read more