City historian opposes demolition of historic house

City Historian Arthur Stowe spoke out this week, urging protection of an historic house that a developer plans to demolish to make way for apartments. The Milford Historic Preservation Commission is scheduled to vote on the demolition proposal March 19. The house in question is located at 67 Prospect Street, and was built by David L. Baldwin in 1835. Baldwin, … read more

Apartment plans for historic Milford site get Inland Wetland approval

  Two high-density apartment complexes intended to replace single-family homes, in one case an historic Milford home tied to the city’s founder, received unanimous approval at the Dec. 20 Inland Wetlands Agency meeting and will go before the Planning and Zoning Board (P&Z) at a future date that has not been set. The Inland Wetlands Agency approved the applications with … read more

Apartments proposed on land once owned by Milford founder

Preservationists are gearing up for battle, following an application that proposes a 44-unit apartment building on a historic site in downtown Milford. Patrick Rose of Fairfield filed an application with the Planning and Zoning Board Aug. 30 to build 44 one-bedroom units and 1,269 square feet of office space at 67 Prospect St., which was once the property of Milford … read more