High school students publish books of short stories

Young authors and illustrators held copies of their new books at the fine arts center in downtown Milford May 15 as they sampled hors d’oeuvres and chatted about the writing process and techniques used in photography. The event marked the launch for “Times Like This” and “Minds Unmasked,” two books of short stories published by Foran High School students. Teacher … read more

West Shore students raise more than $2,000 to help veterans

On May 8, the students in Tom Acri’s second period social studies class at West Shore Middle School held a dinner to raise money for Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities, a nonprofit group that provides trained service dogs to U.S. veterans through its Project Heal program. The class had hoped to bring in between $500 and $1,000. Instead, they raised … read more

Milford schools name teacher, para and parent of the year

Milford Public School officials have announced the teacher, paraprofessional and parent of the year for each school. Following are this year’s honorees. Calf Pen Meadow School’s teacher of the year is Kristen Worzel, the paraprofessional of the year is Christina Parisi, and the parent of the year is Kym Ward. J.F. Kennedy teacher of the year is Casi Caggiano, the … read more