Milford postpones fireworks to July 8

The city has decided to postpone its Kick Off to Summer event and fireworks until next week.

The event was scheduled to take place tomorrow, July 1, but city officials say rain is expected.

"In light of the impending storm, the City of Milford has made the difficult decision to postpone the Kick off to Summer Fireworks event to Friday, July 8 from 4:00-11:30 pm at Lisman Landing Marina, with a fireworks extravaganza to light up the harbor at 9:15 p.m.," officials said in a press release at 1 p.m. Thursday.  "The event will feature Michael Rea, who will take the stage at 5 p.m., followed by the Flashbacks at 7:30 p.m.  All other details of the event will remain as planned."