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375th Kick Off Ceremony Joyful Success

January 6, 2014 - Just your usual first-of-the-year Board of Aldermen meeting. Not!  During this particular meeting, the City Hall Auditorium was packed with a different kind of audience. Smiling, supportive spectators were abuzz with excitement, there to be a 'part of history' during the Kick Off Ceremony for the City of Milford's 375th Anniversary Celebration year. Mayor Blake and the Board of Aldermen members generously shared a few minutes of this meeting for the recent 375th Kick Off Ceremony.... [ more ]

Milford Kicks Off 375th Birthday Monday

January 6. 2014 - by John Burgeson, Connecticut Post - Three hundred and seventy-five years ago a huge swath of land, including most of present-day Milford, Orange and Woodbridge, was traded from the Paugussett tribe to a group of English settlers for six coats, 10 blankets, one kettle, 12 hatchets, 12 hoes, 24 knives and a dozen mirrors. On Monday, the Board of Aldermen will observe that event in a ceremony that will kick off the city's yearlong 375th anniversary celebration... [ more ]

Milford Celebrates 375th Year

January 1, 2014 - The City of Milford is celebrating its 375th Anniversary in 2014 with a yearlong celebration including Celebration Week Monday June 9th through Sunday, June 15. The Board of Aldermen formally approved Milford's 375th Anniversary Committee at its recent meeting. The committee has been working for the past few months, getting ready for a celebration in 2014 ... [ more ]

Milford Gearing Up to Celebrate 375th Anniversary of its Founding

May 8, 2013 - by Jill Dion, Milford Mirror - The City of Milford will be celebrating its 375th anniversary next year. It was the summer of 1637 when Connecticut and Massachusetts militia were pursuing the Pequot tribe along the Connecticut coast. Most of the soldiers were only interested in spotting Indians, but Sergeant Thomas Tibbals noticed the area near the mouth of the Wepawaug River, where there was forest, game, rivers to power mills, a harbor, and beaches abundant with clams... [ more ]

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