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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]