Milford Police held a press conference Monday explaining the closure of Milford School District last week.

New details emerge from police into Milford School District’s closure

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Police & Fire

Milford Police Department Chief Cecilia Ashe shed some light on an ongoing investigation that was linked to Milford School District closing schools last week. Last Thursday, several schools in the Milford School District were placed on “low-level” lockdown after a “credible threat was made toward Milford School District schools and offices.” The entire district was closed Friday, and opened back …

Rendering of the entryway to the new Milford middle school.

New Milford middle school has 4 finalists for name change

Jarek RutzEducation

The new Milford middle school, a key component of Milford School District’s strategic plan to accommodate rapid enrollment growth, will soon be getting a formal name. The school, under construction at 612 Lakeview Avenue in Milford, is expected to open in fall 2025. It is part of the five-year Milford School District Strategic Plan, adopted in 2023. The district is …


Milford man’s WWII service took him around world, into D-Day invasion

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Editor’s Note: Tom Maloney died Sunday after a devastating fall at his home at the age of 100. Funeral arrangements are pending. It’s not hard to tell from this 2021 article what a character he was. Tom Maloney and his commanding officer were the first off their landing craft at Utah Beach during the 1944 D-Day invasion of Normandy. They …

giant grocery store

Giant to close grocery delivery warehouse in Milford

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

A Giant grocery warehouse in Milford established to make delivery quicker is one of three that the chain is closing, a Washington, D.C., radio station is reporting, The centers are expected to close on or around Oct. 21, the station said, quoting a letter to employees. The grocery chain is changing its structure and wants to use a local, more …

Norman Smith Appalachian Trail

Milford barber celebrates hiking Appalachian Trail

Terry RogersBusiness, Headlines

Shoes bugged Norman Smith of Milford on his four-month hike of the Appalachian Trail. “Some wore out, some hurt my feet, but overall, it was a challenge to find the right footwear,” Smith said. “Shoes I liked didn’t last very long and shoes that promised to be more durable hurt my feet.” He lost weight. “You just can’t carry enough …