Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Putnam defeated Milford 52-39 in the state semifinal Tuesday night at the DCU Center.
When it counted, Milford just couldn't make the baskets it needed. A season of comebacks and exciting playoff wins ended in defeat when Milford fell to Putnam in the semifinal of the state D1 championship Tuesday night. Consistent scoring from Guard Joseph Atkinson and Forward David Mericer kept Milford in the game until the fourth quarter when Putnam went on a scoring streak, leaving their opponent in the dust. Putnam defeated Milford 52-39.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Milford defeated St. John's in the D1 championship game at WPI Sunday afternoon.
The game was still undecided in its final minute when Milford led St. Jonh's 53-50 in the D1 championship at WPI with 60 seconds left on the clock. During a back-and-forth matchup, Milford was able to take the small lead in the fourth thanks to a few clutch three-point scores. That lead held though the game's finish with Milford taking the championship title by a score of 56-54.
Monday, February 25, 2013
A unique Milford shop specializes in weird, and draws customers from across the state.
Shelves crammed with an assortment of truly strange stuff is more than a way of making money for the owners of the weirdest shop in Milford. Greg and Heather Bowser opened Pandora's Box 17 months ago as a way have a for sale collection of the strange and bizarre things they are fond of. Leave us a comment below with your vote for the weirdest object shown in the video. My pick is the bear made out of belly button lint.
Monday, May 28, 2012
Area residents remembered veterans on Memorial Day with a parade and a speaking program in downtown Milford.
Milford residents paid tribute to America's veterans, and the ones in their town, with a parade and speaking program Monday. The highlight of the program was the return of the "dog tags" worn by PFC Wayne D. Hamel, of Milford, killed at 20 in 1968, during the Vietnam War. The metal tags were returned by an organization, based in Connecticut, that purchases dog tags being sold on the internet and tries to identify their rightful owners. In cases where the veteran is no longer living, the organization, Cana Mission, tries to identify the surving family. Hamel, a graduate of Milford High School, lived on Woodland Avenue. He was killed on Feb. 2, 1968. His dog tags were returned to Jayne Phelan, 18, a Milford High School senior who is Hamel's …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Milford defeated Clinton in the first game of the Charlie Stand Baseball Tournament. The final game is at 1 p.m Thursday against St. Peter-Marian.
Milford defeated Clinton 18-0 in the opening game of the two-day Charlie Stand Baseball Tournament. The final game is today against a more seasoned team, St. Peter-Marian.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
A large brush fire near Interstate 495 in Milford that had largely been snuffed out by Monday night has reignited. Milford firefighters have requested area assistance.
UPDATED 2 p.m.: The fire is mostly out, just some hot spots are being extinguished that had reignited overnight. The process is slow because the site is fairly remote and requires a relay system for water. See updated story on Tuesday's efforts. UPDATED: The 17-acre brush fire that firefighters fought for more than seven hours Monday has sparked up again, according to a scanner report. Milford Patch will update as more information becomes available. Monday posts: UPDATED: 6:30 p.m.: Firefighters from several area towns were putting out some hot spots in a woods fire that burned an estimated 15 to 17 acres Monday, according to firefighters. UPDATED: 4:30 p.m.: Firefighters from several area towns were continuing to work at the scene, but …