Milford Lab among federal buildings affected by shutdown

The Milford Lab on Rogers Avenue has been closed since the partial federal government shutdown started Dec. 22, but a few employees have been caring for the clams, oysters and other sea creatures that live inside the facility. The Milford Lab is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Julie Kay Roberts, director of communications for NOAA, said … read more

Murphy pushes for funding for NOAA lab in Milford

Today, in a U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies hearing on the U.S. Department of Commerce’s FY 2017 Budget Request, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) called on Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to commit to maintaining robust funding for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which provides funding to the Milford Lab in Milford. Murphy … read more