Milford schools

Milford Schools varsity-athletes honored at statewide banquet

PLANTSVILLE, CT – After two years of recognition at virtual celebrations due to the coronavirus pandemic, 350 outstanding varsity-athletes from each member school of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference were honored Sunday at the 39th Annual College Awards Banquet. academics-athletes at the Aqua Turf Club. The winners from Milford-based high schools were: Foran: Megan McTigue, […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools to keep novel in class after requests for reconsideration

Milford Schools will continue to include a book in their curriculum after the controversy that led to a school board vote. In a letter to parents and staff, Milford Superintendent John Spieser said there have been requests for the board to reconsider including a book as part of their 10th grade English class. year. The […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools keep ‘In the Time of the Butterflies’

Milford Exempted Village Schools will not remove “In the Time of the Butterflies” from its Grade 10 English curriculum, officials announced Thursday morning. The district reviewed the novel after receiving three complaints from citizens deeming its content to be sexually inappropriate and a threat to Christian values. Those are the only requests to go through […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools resolve $400,000 heating expense overrun

MILFORD — The school district has frozen some spending to help alleviate a projected $400,000 shortfall in its natural gas account, according to operations manager James Richetelli. In order to partially cover the anticipated deficit, the Board of Education, at its meeting on Monday, unanimously approved the transfer of $207,547. “Normally we come to the […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools resolve $400,000 heating expense overrun

MILFORD — The school district has frozen some spending to help alleviate a projected $400,000 shortfall in its natural gas account, according to operations manager James Richetelli. In order to partially cover the anticipated deficit, the Board of Education, at its meeting on Monday, unanimously approved the transfer of $207,547. “Normally we come to the […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools resolve $400,000 heating expense overrun

MILFORD — The school district has frozen some spending to help alleviate a projected $400,000 shortfall in its natural gas account, according to operations manager James Richetelli. In order to partially cover the anticipated deficit, the Board of Education, at its meeting on Monday, unanimously approved the transfer of $207,547. “Normally we come to the […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools resolve $400,000 heating expense overrun

MILFORD — The school district has frozen some spending to help alleviate a projected $400,000 shortfall in its natural gas account, according to operations manager James Richetelli. In order to partially cover the anticipated deficit, the Board of Education, at its meeting on Monday, unanimously approved the transfer of $207,547. “Normally we come to the […]

Milford schools

Milford schools recommend mask use amid clusters of COVID-19 cases

MILFORD, CT – Milford School officials are strongly encouraging students and staff to wear a properly fitting mask as coronavirus transmission rates rise in Milford and COVID-19 clusters emerge in the district. The school district will not require the use of masks. Clusters are appearing by class, by school and in groups such as sports […]

Milford schools

Milford schools recommend mask use amid clusters of COVID-19 cases

MILFORD, CT – Milford School officials are strongly encouraging students and staff to wear a properly fitting mask as coronavirus transmission rates rise in Milford and COVID-19 clusters emerge in the district. The school district will not require the use of masks. Clusters are appearing by class, by school and in groups such as sports […]

Milford schools

New Milford schools aren’t the only ones experiencing turnover. CT’s ‘exhausted’ educators quit their jobs

NEW MILFORD — When New Milford High School principal Raymond Manka announced his intention to step down, the district superintendent was blamed for his planned departure and that of about 10 other administrators who left the schools since she took over. However, education officials say outside factors, largely the stressors that COVID-19 has placed on […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools Share Performance, Demographic Report

MILFORD — Milford schools spent $20,457 per student with total spending of $119 million for the 2019-20 school year, according to the district’s recently released Profile and Performance Report. Deputy Superintendent Amy Fedigan provided details of the report – which also lists enrollment for this school year at 5,621 across the 16 schools – at […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools Share Performance, Demographic Report

MILFORD — Milford schools spent $20,457 per student with total spending of $119 million for the 2019-20 school year, according to the district’s recently released Profile and Performance Report. Deputy Superintendent Amy Fedigan provided details of the report – which also lists enrollment for this school year at 5,621 across the 16 schools – at […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools Share Performance, Demographic Report

MILFORD — Milford schools spent $20,457 per student with total spending of $119 million for the 2019-20 school year, according to the district’s recently released Profile and Performance Report. Deputy Superintendent Amy Fedigan provided details of the report – which also lists enrollment for this school year at 5,621 across the 16 schools – at […]

Milford schools

Milford schools benefit from safety upgrades

MILFORD — The entrances to all public schools in Milford have been upgraded with bullet- and blast-resistant glass, frames and hardware, according to school officials. James Richetelli, the school district’s director of operations, updated the school board on the security upgrades during its meeting last week. “The hardened vestibules will create a ‘mantrap’ or buffer […]

Milford schools

Milford schools benefit from safety upgrades

MILFORD — The entrances to all public schools in Milford have been retrofitted with ballistic and blast-resistant glass, frames and hardware, according to school officials. James Richetelli, the school district’s director of operations, updated the school board on the security upgrades during its meeting last week. “The hardened vestibules will create a ‘mantrap’ or buffer […]

Milford schools

Milford schools benefit from safety upgrades

MILFORD — The entrances to all public schools in Milford have been upgraded with bullet- and blast-resistant glass, frames and hardware, according to school officials. James Richetelli, the school district’s director of operations, updated the school board on the security upgrades during its meeting last week. “The hardened vestibules will create a ‘mantrap’ or buffer […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools: Upcoming Citizens Advisory Board; Eagle Stadium Lights, Parents Can Review ELA Manual, and More

The Milford Exempted Village School District School Board met on April 22 to discuss forming a Citizens’ Advisory Board, parents reviewing the potential ELA handbook, and more. John Spieser, Superintendent, spoke of forming a Citizens’ Advisory Board, with the stated purpose of being responsible for “conducting research into identified priorities, reporting those findings, and […]

Milford house

Milford House 128 steps from the beach for sale

MILFORD, CT – This Beachland Avenue home is just 128 steps from the beach. It features a large open layout and views of the Long Island Sound. Address: 35 Beachland Avenue, Milford, CT Price: $948,888 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Listing Description: This home truly has a designer touch! Welcome to your custom home just 128 […]

Milford schools

“Increase rapid access to health care”

NEW MILFORD – Students in select schools across the city now have access to professional mental and behavioral health services – at no cost to them. Last month, student health centers opened at New Milford High School and Schaghticoke Middle School. A behavioral health provider is on site at both schools one day a week. […]

Milford schools

Milford schools set graduation dates

MILFORD — District high school graduation dates are official. The school board recently announced that Joseph A. Foran High School will hold its ceremony on June 17 and Jonathan Law High School will follow on June 20. “We have a 181-day school year, and it is necessary that we hold school for 180 days,” Superintendent […]

Milford schools

Milford schools set graduation dates

MILFORD — District high school graduation dates are official. The school board recently announced that Joseph A. Foran High School will hold its ceremony on June 17 and Jonathan Law High School will follow on June 20. “We have a 181-day school year, and it is necessary that we hold school for 180 days,” Superintendent […]

Milford schools

Milford schools set graduation dates

MILFORD — District high school graduation dates are official. The school board recently announced that Joseph A. Foran High School will hold its ceremony on June 17 and Jonathan Law High School will follow on June 20. “We have a 181-day school year, and it is necessary that we hold school for 180 days,” Superintendent […]

Milford schools

Milford schools set graduation dates

MILFORD — District high school graduation dates are official. The school board recently announced that Joseph A. Foran High School will hold its ceremony on June 17 and Jonathan Law High School will follow on June 20. “We have a 181-day school year, and it is necessary that we hold school for 180 days,” Superintendent […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools agree to the use of the exclusion delay in certain situations

MILFORD — City schools can use “time outs” to defuse situations and allow students to calm down, but the practice should not be used as punishment, according to an updated school board policy. The Board of Education, at its April 11 meeting, finally approved the revised policy on the use of exclusion timeout settings after […]

Milford schools

Milford schools distribute free COVID-19 test kits

MILFORD, CT – Milford Public Schools will offer students and staff members a free COVID-19 rapid antigen test after a local increase in cases. Test kits will be distributed on Thursday, April 14 to students and staff who wish them. Each kit contains two tests. School officials recommend that students and staff take a test […]

Milford schools

The ‘Smooth Jazz for Scholars’ concert to benefit Milford Schools

MILFORD — World-renowned jazz musician and composer Jay Rowe has announced the return of the annual Smooth Jazz for Scholars benefit concert later this month. Proceeds from this concert benefit the Milford Public Schools Student Music Program. Overall, Rowe has donated over $85,200 to the music department, thanks to the success of this annual event […]

Milford schools

The ‘Smooth Jazz for Scholars’ concert to benefit Milford Schools

MILFORD — World-renowned jazz musician and composer Jay Rowe has announced the return of the annual Smooth Jazz for Scholars benefit concert later this month. Proceeds from this concert benefit the Milford Public Schools Student Music Program. Overall, Rowe has donated over $85,200 to the music department, thanks to the success of this annual event […]

Milford house

Milford House renovations planned; includes a shark tank

A rendering shows proposed changes to the Milford House restaurant, Commerce Road and Main Street in Milford town centre. (Courtesy of John Stewart Architects) Diners could be enjoying a meal at Milford House again within a month or two, according to John Stewart, the architect who presented the renovation plans to the Milford Village Planning […]

Milford schools

Milford schools end social distancing and group work rules

MILFORD — The school district, which only a few weeks ago made mask-wearing optional in school buildings, is reducing or removing many of the remaining COVID restrictions. Superintendent Anna Cutaia made the announcement over the weekend in a letter to the school community. “Our continued tracking of COVID-19 cases, particularly since mask-optional status was implemented […]

Milford schools

Salaries, utilities among reasons for Milford schools budget request

MILFORD — The school district has requested $102 million for the 2022-23 school year budget, an increase of about 2.3% from the current budget of $99.7 million. “While I believe we have been a leader among our Connecticut State colleagues in staying ahead of the academic needs of our young people and responding quickly to […]

Milford schools

Salaries, utilities among reasons for Milford schools budget request

MILFORD — The school district has requested $102 million for the 2022-23 school year budget, an increase of about 2.3% from the current budget of $99.7 million. “While I believe we have been a leader among our Connecticut State colleagues in staying ahead of the academic needs of our young people and responding quickly to […]

Milford businesses

6 Tips for Finding the Best Online Loan for Your Small Business

The online lending platforms utilize technology to alter the traditional way of lending and have now become an important part of the growing FinTech sector. Small-scale businesses looking for loans now can bypass their bank (which could already have told “no”) as well as obtain money through an online lender. It sounds great, doesn’t it? It might […]

Milford schools

Milford schools distribute free COVID-19 test kits

MILFORD, CT – Members of the Milford Public Schools community will receive a free COVID-19 rapid test kit. The state Department of Health is encouraging students and staff to take a test in the morning before a school system moves to mask-optional. “Accepting a free test kit and then taking the test is completely voluntary,” […]

Milford schools

Milford schools discuss bonds, books and group

The Milford Exempted Village School of Education board met Feb. 17 to discuss the latest bond bond, a book issue, and to recognize high school band members. Brian Rabe, Treasurer, presented the link. Earlier, voters approved a bond measure in the November 2021 general election to build a new middle school for grades six […]

Milford schools

Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

Superintendent Anna Cutaia informed the school community on Friday that from that date, students and staff will no longer be required to wear masks in school buildings – a sight that has become the norm for more than two years since the start of the pandemic. “We believe it is time to make mask wearing […]

Milford schools

Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

Superintendent Anna Cutaia informed the school community on Friday that from that date, students and staff will no longer be required to wear masks in school buildings – a sight that has become the norm for more than two years since the start of the pandemic. “We believe it is time to make mask wearing […]

Milford schools

Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

Superintendent Anna Cutaia informed the school community on Friday that from that date, students and staff will no longer be required to wear masks in school buildings – a sight that has become the norm for more than two years since the start of the pandemic. “We believe it is time to make mask wearing […]

Milford schools

Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

Superintendent Anna Cutaia informed the school community on Friday that from that date, students and staff will no longer be required to wear masks in school buildings – a sight that has become the norm for more than two years since the start of the pandemic. “We believe it is time to make mask wearing […]

Milford schools

Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

Superintendent Anna Cutaia informed the school community on Friday that from that date, students and staff will no longer be required to wear masks in school buildings – a sight that has become the norm for more than two years since the start of the pandemic. “We believe it is time to make mask wearing […]

Milford schools

“A sign that the tides are changing”

NEW MILFORD — Wearing masks in New Milford schools will become optional for students and staff on March 1, the Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night. The council voted to repeal its policy that required the wearing of masks and face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning March 1, masks will no longer be […]

Milford schools

“A sign that the tides are changing”

NEW MILFORD — Wearing masks in New Milford schools will become optional for students and staff on March 1, the Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night. The council voted to repeal its policy that required the wearing of masks and face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning March 1, masks will no longer be […]

Milford schools

“A sign that the tides are changing”

NEW MILFORD — Wearing masks in New Milford schools will become optional for students and staff on March 1, the Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night. The council voted to repeal its policy that required the wearing of masks and face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning March 1, masks will no longer be […]

Milford restaurants

Milford restaurants celebrate February with meal specials

MILFORD, NH — A Milford chef will be offering holiday-inspired meals at his two restaurants in town this month. Chef Chris Viaud is the owner and Greenleaf operator and Ansam, both in Milford. Greenleaf offers farm-to-table offerings that connect customers with seasonally inspired meals that are harvested locally. Ansam is a pop-up and pickup-only concept […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools Cancel Classes Monday After Super Bowl; request donations from a local organization

Since the start of the school year, Milford Schools has been consistent in the message that students thrive and achieve best when they are in the classroom. All of the district’s efforts to keep students and staff healthy have been toward this goal. However, no one can deny that the Cincinnati Bengals’ recent historic run […]

Milford schools

Milford schools offer weekly COVID tests for students

MILFORD, CT – Parents and guardians of students attending Milford Public Schools now have the option to enroll their children in a weekly COVID-19 testing program. Each Tuesday, students enrolled in the program will travel to a supervised testing location within their school, where Progressive Diagnostics will administer their test. Results will usually follow within […]

Milford schools

Milford schools to receive $250,000 from NFL grant

MILFORD, Ohio — The Milford Exempted Village School District has received $250,000 from the Cincinnati Bengals through the National Football League Foundation’s Grassroots program. The grant is for the installation of an artificial turf pitch at Milford’s Charity J. Lucas Memorial Field, a multi-purpose sports facility. The opening ceremony in Milford is scheduled for August, […]

Milford schools

New school COVID testing scheme announced by Milford Schools

Information via Milford Public Schools: We are pleased to announce a new program within Milford Public Schools that gives all PK-12 students the opportunity to take a free weekly COVID-19 test while in school. This program will begin the week of January 31, 2022 and you will soon be notified of the test day assigned […]

Milford schools

New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

NEW MILFORD — The superintendent’s budget includes a 3.58 percent increase over last year, or an additional $2.36 million, bringing the school district’s budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year to 68, $2 million. Superintendent of Schools Alisha DiCorpo planned to present her budget in a series of budget hearings that began Tuesday and will continue […]

Milford schools

New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

NEW MILFORD — The superintendent’s budget includes a 3.58 percent increase over last year, or an additional $2.36 million, bringing the school district’s budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year to 68, $2 million. Superintendent of Schools Alisha DiCorpo planned to present her budget in a series of budget hearings that began Tuesday and will continue […]

Milford schools

New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

NEW MILFORD — The superintendent’s budget includes a 3.58 percent increase over last year, or an additional $2.36 million, bringing the school district’s budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year to 68, $2 million. Superintendent of Schools Alisha DiCorpo planned to present her budget in a series of budget hearings that began Tuesday and will continue […]

Milford schools

New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

NEW MILFORD — The superintendent’s budget includes a 3.58 percent increase over last year, or an additional $2.36 million, bringing the school district’s budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year to 68, $2 million. Superintendent of Schools Alisha DiCorpo planned to present her budget in a series of budget hearings that began Tuesday and will continue […]

Milford house

On Wednesday, two Milford House fires were ruled accidental – First Status Update

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office has determined that two house fires that occurred Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 in Milford, DE were accidental in nature, according to the Delaware State Deputy Chief Fire Marshal. , B. Scott Bullock. Bullock said the Carlisle Fire Company in Milford was alerted shortly before 5.00pm on January 12, 2022 […]

Milford house

On Wednesday, two Milford House fires were ruled accidental – First Status Update

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office has determined that two house fires that occurred Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 in Milford, DE were accidental in nature, according to the Delaware State Deputy Chief Fire Marshal. , B. Scott Bullock. Bullock said the Carlisle Fire Company in Milford was alerted shortly before 5.00pm on January 12, 2022 […]

Milford schools

Cyber ​​Security, Smart Boards and Chromebooks Top Tech Demands for New Milford Schools

NEW MILFORD – Schools in New Milford aim to avoid any cybersecurity threat with a proposal to upgrade their technology system. In the district’s five-year tech capital application, which totals approximately $ 478,000 for the 2022-2023 school year, the district’s acting director of technology Jaime Terry said that a way to prevent cybersecurity threats involves […]

Milford schools

Cybersecurity, smartboards and Chromebooks top New Milford schools’ tech demands

NEW MILFORD — New Milford Schools is aiming to head off any cybersecurity threats with a proposed upgrade to its technology system. In the district’s five-year technology capital request, which totals about $478,000 for the 2022-23 school year, the district’s acting chief technology officer, Jaime Terry, said one way to prevent threats cybersecurity is to […]

Milford schools

New Milford schools plan to spend $ 75,000 on band equipment, uniforms and instruments over five years

NEW MILFORD – The school district is looking to improve its orchestra program by purchasing new equipment and replacing instruments and uniforms. These requests are part of the band’s five-year capital plan in the Superintendent’s 2022-2023 Budget Proposal. The plan lists these three items at a cost of $ 5,000 each, which over the next […]

Milford schools

Milford schools increase police presence after social media threat

Milford Police will have extra officers at schools in Milford on Wednesday due to a threat circulating on TikTok reporting school shootings across the country. including Snapchat. Several families reported the messages to school officials and the police. Miami Township Police investigated the message and concluded that the threat was not credible. However, the police […]

Milford schools

New Milford schools are looking to spend $75,000 on band gear, uniforms and instruments over five years

NEW MILFORD — The school district is looking to improve its music program by purchasing new equipment and replacing instruments and uniforms. These requests are part of the band’s five-year capital plan in the Superintendent’s 2022-2023 budget proposal. The plan lists these three items at a cost of $5,000 each – which over the next […]

Milford schools

New Milford schools are looking to spend $75,000 on band gear, uniforms and instruments over five years

NEW MILFORD — The school district is looking to improve its music program by purchasing new equipment and replacing instruments and uniforms. These requests are part of the band’s five-year capital plan in the Superintendent’s 2022-2023 budget proposal. The plan lists these three items at a cost of $5,000 each – which over the next […]

Milford schools

New Milford Schools Propose Major Athletic Program Improvements

NEW MILFORD – A major weight room upgrade, new softball fence, and new uniforms each year for select programs are on the school district’s athletic program wish list. Keith Lapinsky, athletic director of New Milford Public Schools, suggests spending at least $117,000 on athletic upgrades. Repairs to the softball fence and a safety net are […]

Milford schools

New Milford schools are looking to spend $75,000 on band gear, uniforms and instruments over five years

NEW MILFORD — The school district is looking to improve its music program by purchasing new equipment and replacing instruments and uniforms. These requests are part of the band’s five-year capital plan in the Superintendent’s 2022-2023 budget proposal. The plan lists these three items at a cost of $5,000 each – which over the next […]

Milford house

‘Seaside Paradise’ Awaits You With This Spectacular Milford Home

MILFORD, CT – This home at 807 East Broadway in Milford is currently on the market for $985,000, according to a listing on RedFin.com. Address: 807 E Broadway, Milford, CT Price: $985,000 Square feet: 1044 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Listing Description: Described by owner. .Do you dream of living on the beach in a “Seaside […]

Milford schools

Bus driver shortage continues to plague New Milford schools

NEW MILFORD – School bus drivers are in short supply this year. And in New Milford, that essential part of daily morning and afternoon commutes has proven to be an ongoing problem. Since starting school, New Milford has struggled to maintain a consistent bus schedule with its transportation provider, All-Star Transportation, sometimes forced to change […]

Milford schools

Brookfield and New Milford Schools Suspend ‘Screen and Stay’ Due to Rise in COVID Cases

Brookfield and New Milford are suspending a program that in some cases allows students who do not show symptoms of COVID-19 to stay in school, even if they have been exposed to the virus. Both school districts cease participating in the state’s “Screen and Stay” protocol, which the governor launched in early November. Districts cited […]

Milford schools

Brookfield, New Milford Schools Suspend ‘Screen and Stay’ Due to Rising COVID Cases

Brookfield and New Milford are suspending a program that, in some cases, allows students who do not show symptoms of COVID-19 to stay in school, even if they have been exposed to the virus. Both school districts are ending participation in the state’s “Screen and Stay” protocol, which the governor launched in early November. The […]

Milford house

Visit Georgian Themed Milford House and Learn About Its History – Armagh I

Milford House is the creation of Robert Garmany Mc Crum, self-taught industrialist, benefactor and inventor who revolutionized the flax industry. His father, William McCrum (Senior), known locally as “the old farmer”, was the first man in Ulster to dry spin flax. In 1850 Robert took over one of his father’s flax mills and turned it […]

Milford house

Visit Georgian-themed Milford House and learn about its history – Armagh I

Milford House was the creation of Robert Garmany McCrum, a self-taught industrialist, benefactor and inventor who revolutionized the linen industry. His father, William McCrum (Senior), known locally as ‘The Old Farmer’, was the first man in Ulster to dry-spin flax. In 1850 Robert took over one of his father’s flax mills and turned it into […]

Milford businesses

Paydaychampion releases a list of direct tribal installment loan lenders

For those who have bad credit but need money quickly or are facing financial crisis, companies and financial institutions offer bad credit tribal loans. Paydaychampion can help you with tribal installment loans Paydaychampion is one of many companies that can help them. It helps clients find legitimate lenders and helps them meet their financial goals.Clients […]

Milford businesses

2000 Dollar Loan | 5 Best $2000 Loans with Direct Deposit in 2021

You don’t always require a large sum of money for a loan—sometimes; you just need a 2000 loan to sort out your emergency expenses.  Most responsible lenders evaluate each application and will only lend what the applicant can afford to repay. Furthermore, they allow you to repay your loan at manageable intervals, such as weekly […]

Milford businesses

Best Emergency Loans for Bad Credit in 2021: Get Installment Loans for Low or No Credit Check [Top Loan Places Near Me]

The idea that “accidents happen” is a fact of life. No matter how careful you are, no matter how well you save, you aren’t immune to financial emergencies. When something bad happens, it may leave you wondering if it’s possible to manage your finances to deal with the situation without bankrupting yourself. Most people apply […]

Milford businesses

Best Online Payday Same-Day Loans With No Credit Check & Instant Approval in 2021 | Branded Voices

Details One of the internet’s main revolutions has been to make businesses more accessible to the general public. For the loan industry, it promised convenience without having to commute for miles to get financial assistance. Yet, most people have still found themselves scouring google for hours on end in search for the best online payday […]

Milford businesses

Helping Tribal Communities Flex Their Clean Energy Muscle / Public News Service

By Abaki Beck for Yes!Media. Broadcast version by Mike Moen for Minnesota News Connection reporting for the YES! Media-Public News Service Collaboration LITTLE ROCK, Minn. — In August 2021, two wildfires surrounded the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in central Montana. By Aug. 11, more than 175,000 acres were ablaze, and all residents of Lame Deer, […]

Milford businesses

Tribal Solar Projects Provide More Than Climate Solutions

Renewable energy isn’t just a green business venture; it’s a way to support tribal self-determination and economic development. Sep 16, 2021 In August 2021, two wildfires surrounded the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in central Montana. By Aug. 11, more than 175,000 acres were ablaze, and all residents of Lame Deer, the largest town on the […]

Milford businesses

5 Best Online Payday Loans: Top Direct Lenders for Instant Approval on Installment Loans & Quick Loans with No Credit Check

You are here, living your best life, and all of a sudden, something unexpected happens. Maybe the issue here is financial, and you do not want to seek help from your parents or friends or take an enormous amount of credit. If you are faced with financial issues and want to solve them temporarily, you […]

Milford businesses

Apartments now occupied in the historic Binghamton Municipal Building

People have moved into several dozen apartments following a multi-million dollar renovation project at the old Binghamton Town Hall in the city center. The old municipal building was acquired by Dr David Solarz of Westchester County in December 2019 for $ 1.8 million. The structure between State Street and Collier Street was built in 1897 […]

Milford businesses

The G20 and COP26 have an important role to play in ensuring a rapid and fair recovery of the labor market

The recovery of the global labor market has stalled and significant disparities between advanced and developing economies persist, as well as large disparities between different labor groups within countries in need of redress. urgently to avoid a catastrophic impact on the workforce, including the complete loss of livelihoods, pushing them into extreme poverty and hunger. […]

Milford schools

Food supply shortage affecting schools in Milford: here’s how

Written by Eileen Faustich, Milford Schools Food Service Program Director 28 October 2021 Dear Milford Public School Community Members, As you know, the Milford School Food Service team has worked tirelessly over the past 18 months to ensure our students and their families receive nutritious meals, even in the midst of a global pandemic. Sadly, […]

Milford restaurants

Milford restaurants get high health scores

MILFORD — The city’s restaurants continue to get high marks from the local health department. Of the 314 health inspections conducted by city health inspectors, none were below 80 points, the minimum passing mark on a 100-point scale. Health inspectors visit restaurants quarterly and rate them on a numerical scale, with 100 points being a […]

Milford restaurants

Milford restaurants get high health scores

MILFORD — The city’s restaurants continue to get high marks from the local health department. Of the 314 health inspections conducted by city health inspectors, none were below 80 points, the minimum passing mark on a 100-point scale. Health inspectors visit restaurants quarterly and rate them on a numerical scale, with 100 points being a […]

Milford restaurants

Milford restaurants get high health scores

MILFORD — The city’s restaurants continue to get high marks from the local health department. Of the 314 health inspections conducted by city health inspectors, none were below 80 points, the minimum passing mark on a 100-point scale. Health inspectors visit restaurants quarterly and rate them on a numerical scale, with 100 points being a […]

Milford businesses

CFPB Turns To Ninth Circuit To End Loss Streak For Consumer Relief

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, arguing before the Ninth Circuit on Thursday, will attempt to overturn a series of high-profile court rulings limiting federal power to recoup ill-gotten gains from fraudsters in civil cases. The CFPB faces a daunting task in arguing that the United States Supreme Court’s decision in June 2020 in Liu v. […]

Milford businesses

Borrowers Must Arbitrate “Rent-a-Tribe” Payday Loan Case, 9th Circuit Rules

The James R. Browning US Court of Appeals building, seat of the 9th US Court of Appeals, in San Francisco, California, February 7, 2017. REUTERS / Noah Berger Summary Companies Law firms Related documents 9th circuit splits from three circuits in tribal internet payday loan case The borrowers alleged they had to pay interest rates […]

Milford schools

Here’s how Milford schools will spend nearly $ 5 million in funds

MILFORD, CT – At the August Education Council meeting, school officials provided updates on several key topics. Here’s a recap: Foran High School tennis courts named in memory of Richard A. Herman Superintendent of Schools Anna Cutaia told council that a request has been made to name the Foran tennis courts in memory of Richard […]

Milford schools

No bus problems expected for the first day

MILFORD — Bus driver shortages and missed routes won’t be something parents in Milford should worry about when the town’s schools open on Wednesday, according to a senior school official. Milford Schools operations manager James Richetelli, Jr., said there was no issue of driver shortages or fear of missed routes with Durham School Services, the […]

Milford schools

On the first day back, New Milford schools hope for a more ‘normal’ school year

NEW MILFORD – More than 3,700 children got out of bed Wednesday morning, brushed their teeth and carried backpacks over their shoulders on their first day of school. Masks in hand, the students of New Milford returned to schools that looked and felt much more “normal” than those of last year. “Each new school year […]

Milford house

Community saddened by closure of Milford House restaurant

The August 4 Facebook post that the Milford House restaurant has closed was met with surprise and sadness by many. The restaurant was an institution in Milford, located on the northeast corner of Main Street and Commerce, for 28 years. Here is the post in its entirety: “MILFORD HOUSE HAS PERMANENTLY CLOSEDTo our valued customers […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools Call for Referendum to Remake Historic College – Milford LIVE!

Milford Middle School will be renovated to 21st century standards for fourth and fifth graders if an October referendum passes. The Milford School District announced at an infrequently attended Education Council meeting on Monday that it would call for a referendum on the issue of raising property taxes to fund the revitalization and expansion of […]

Milford schools

Safety, infrastructure funding approved for Milford schools

MILFORD – More than $ 665,000 was recently approved by the School Facilities Construction Standing Committee to fund school safety and infrastructure upgrades in Milford Public Schools. “One of Milford Public Schools’ highest and most enduring priorities is to ensure that our school buildings are safe, healthy, orderly and caring places that support and promote […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools Honor Educators and Parent of the Year

MILFORD — Milford Schools has honored a middle school guidance counselor, high school cookie baker and PTA parent as teacher, para-educator and parent of the year for 2021-21. “This year, more than any other, we are so grateful for the selfless and enthusiastic work of all of our winners,” said Superintendent of Schools Anna Cutaia. […]

Milford schools

Milford schools eyeing $84m upgrades and ‘high prices ahead’, official says

MILFORD — The city’s public schools plan to spend up to $84.7 million on capital improvements over the next five years, according to the school system’s 2022-26 capital improvement plan. The plan does not come with money and is generally used as a planning aid to anticipate the needs of the school system over the […]

Milford schools

Milford schools see $ 84 million in upgrades and ‘high prices ahead’, official says

MILFORD – The city’s public schools plan to spend up to $ 84.7 million on capital improvements over the next five years, according to the school system’s 2022-2026 Capital Improvement Plan. The plan has no money attached and is typically used as a planning aid to anticipate the needs of the school system over the […]

Milford schools

New Milford Schools teachers create music video featuring Dua Lipa’s song to encourage summer reading

NEW MILFORD – It all started with an idea to motivate students to read during the summer holidays. It ended with a three-minute music video featuring teachers and other staff singing along to the rewritten lyrics of a popular song from TikTok and YouTube. In response to New Milford Public School’s K-8 Summer Reading Initiative […]

Milford schools

Milford New Schools teachers create music video with Dua Lipa song to encourage summer reading

NEW MILFORD – It all started with an idea to motivate students to read during summer vacation. It ended with a three-minute music video featuring teachers and other staff singing rewritten lyrics to a popular song from TikTok and YouTube. In response to the New Milford Public School’s K-8 summer reading initiative and the Connecticut […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools Close Budget Gap, Receive Additional Federal Funding

MILFORD — The city’s schools will receive more federal money than expected, according to operations manager James Richetelli. The city received just under $5.9 million from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Program, or ESSER, Richetelli told the school board during its meeting this week. The total was about $49,000 more than he had […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools Close Budget Gap, Receive Additional Federal Funding

MILFORD – Schools in the city will receive more federal money than expected, according to James Richetelli, director of operations. The city received just under $ 5.9 million from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Assistance Program, or ESSER, Richetelli told the Board of Education at its meeting this week. The total was about $ […]

Milford house

Colonial-era Native American artifacts on display at historic Milford House this weekend

Native American artifacts unearthed in Milford will be among the items on display at John Downs House this weekend, according to Timothy Chaucer, board member of the Milford Preservation Trust. Chaucer said many of the artifacts on display were found during a search of the house, also known as Minuteman House. “We found many artifacts […]

Milford schools

Milford schools’ COVID spending spiked last month

MILFORD — The return to full-time in-person learning has increased costs, but the school system remains within budget for its COVID expenses, according to James Richetelli, the director of operations. Schools received $8.17 million from the Federal Coronavirus Relief Fund and Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Grants, Richetelli said at the April 26 school […]

Milford schools

Milford Schools’ COVID Spending Increased Last Month

MILFORD – The return to full-time in-person learning has increased costs, but the school system remains within budget for its COVID spending, according to James Richetelli, director of operations. Schools received $ 8.17 million in federal coronavirus relief funds and elementary and secondary school emergency relief grants, Richetelli said at the April 26 school board […]