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Milford Living "375th Edition" Now Available Online

June 5, 2014 - Red Hat Publishing is pleased to announce the online availability of the Milford Living Summer Issue / 375th City of Milford Anniversary Edition, which also serves as the "Official Guide" to Milford's 375th.  Printed copies will be available on newstands and in mailboxes next week! [ more ]

Plein Air Painting Sites Published

June 5, 2014 - The Milford Arts Council published today an updated list of historically significant sites at which local artists will be painting in "plein air" during the City's Celebration Week. A reception will be held on July 3rd when we will announce the winner of the "Mayor's Choice" award. [ more ]

Original Milford flag, Missing Up to 50 years, Finally Found

May 28, 2014 - By Jill Dion - Milford Mirror - It was serendipity, former Mayor Alan Jepson said, that led to the discovery of the original Milford flag just as the city is celebrating its 375th anniversary. The story of the Milford flag, which can be seen hanging alongside the American flag on many city flagpoles, goes like this ... [ more ]

Milford Students Know Their Trivia

May 27, 2014 - Milford Now - What started 48 days ago as a simple project in the Milford Public Schools has turned into a 'daily buzz' amongst students throughout the entire city. The Trivia Question of the Day challenges students in all 14 Milford Public Schools and several parochial and private schools to come up with answers ... [ more ]

Time Capsule Submissions Requested

April 30, 2014 - MILFORD - Citizens from Milford and surrounding towns are invited to contribute items for the 2014 TIME CAPSULE project.  In celebration of Milford's 375th Anniversary, the Time Capsule Project is being spearheaded by long-time Milfordite DeForest (Frosty) Smith, along with an enthusiastic team of fellow citizen volunteers. [ more ]

375th Parade Application Packet

Download this package if your organization would like to participate in the 375th Grand Parade on June 15, 2014. All applications must be received not later than May 2, 2014. This package contains the following documents: Parade Application, Indemnity Agreement, Insurance Requirements, Parade Guidelines, Float Rules and Regulations, and Parade Judging Categories ... [ more ]

Milford to Have Tallest Flagpole in the State

April 8, 2014 -  Mayor Ben Blake today announced that the City of Milford and Devon Rotary have joined forces to replace the Memorial Flagpole on the green. Over the years, the 99.7 foot steel flagpole has lost its structural integrity due to a number of stress cracks as well as general wear and tear. The Devon Rotary Foundation eagerly took on the project to replace the existing steel flagpole with a new 110 foot fiberglass maintenance-free pole. The Devon Rotary has also pledged to supply the City with two new flags every year. [ more ]

Aldermen Approve City's Official Flower

April 8, 2014 MILFORD — It's only taken 375 years but Milford finally has its official flower. It seems only fitting now that it is spring the city adopted the official flower of Milford, which is the Echinacea purpureau 'Magnus,' also commonly known as the "Eastern Purple Coneflower." ... [ more ]

Milford Public Schools Celebrate 375th

March 10, 2014 - A note from the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Elizabeth Feser. "As most of you know, 2014 marks a special anniversary for all of us – Milford's 375th Anniversary! I am happy to report we, in concert with the city, have been actively involved in planning several great activities to commemorate this event. Here are the projects planned by the school system for students..." [ more ]

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