Tuesday, November 27, 2012
For nearly a week, Patch readers have been uploading photos. We've crowned our winner.
In our photo contest this week, readers from all over the region shared with us photos that illustrate Thanksgiving. But we could only choose one. All photos uploaded before 6 p.m. yesterday were under consideration to be crowned the winner in Patch's Picture of the Week Contest. After deliberating, we had to go with Nicole McKay's photo, as shown above. Congratulations, Nicole, and thank you to all those who participated! Please continue to share your photos with us, either through our blogging platform or by uploading to your local Patch site's Pics and Clips gallery. Nicole, we'll be emailing you so we can make arrangements to get you your $25 gift card. Return to Patch tomorrow, when you can start uploading pictures for our next …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Upload a picture that illustrates Thanksgiving, and you could win a gift card.
Our contest theme this week is Thanksgiving. There are limitless opportunities for photos that illustrate Thanksgiving, whether it's literally—a turkey, cornucopia, your family around the dinner table, the traditional Thanksgiving Day football game—or figuratively (something for which you're thankful). Get creative! Or not! We want to see your photos, either way. All entries will have a chance at winning a $25 gift card to a local business. Photos must be uploaded by 6 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, Nov. 26. You may enter as many photos as you'd like. If you like a particular photo, voice your support for it in the comments. The winner, chosen by Patch editors, will be announced on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Eligibility is limited to legal residents …
Sunday, November 25, 2012
You have photos from Thanksgiving. Upload them for a chance to win a gift card.
Now that you've digested your turkey and pie, you have time to sort through the photos you took on Thanksgiving. Enter your best into our photo contest before 6 p.m. tomorrow for the chance to win a $25 gift card to a local business. Whether it's a photo of your Thanksgiving spread, your family around the table, or anything else that says "Thanksgiving" to you, let's see it! To enter, click on this link and upload a photo.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
In the annual Thanksgiving Day matchup, the Shrewsbury Colonials shut out the Milford Scarlet Hawks.
Milford High School hosted the Shrewsbury Colonials Thanksgiving morning, in Milford's last home game of the season. The Scarlet Hawks finish their season 2-9, shy of making it to the playoffs. As forecasted, the weather for the game was perfect, especially considering many Turkey Day games have been played with snow on the sidelines. Shrewsbury's Zach Dionis scored the Colonials' first and second touchdowns and Jay Reynolds scored their third. Shrewsbury also scored a field goal, defeating Milford 24-0 and bringing their record to 9-2.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Here's what you need to know about the football game Thursday.
The Milford Scarlet Hawks host the Shrewsbury Colonials on Thursday, for a morning of Thanksgiving football. Return here during and after the game to share your photos. (Just click the "upload photos and videos" button to share away!) WHEN: 10:15 a.m. Thursday WHERE: Milford High School athletic field, to the side of the building, 31 W. Fountain St. This is a new artificial turf field, and will be the first Thanksgiving Day football match for it. The Scarlet Hawks have had seven home games on it. HOW MUCH: A very reasonable $3 for children and $5 for adults, same price as the regular season tickets. EXTRA: Please bring canned goods, which will be collected by the Milford High School National Honor Society chapter for a local food bank. …
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, volunteers handed out turkeys to Milford residents in need.
Volunteers at the Daily Bread Food Pantry in Milford handed out turkeys to dozens of families on Tuesday who need a little help putting food on the table this Thanksgiving. The pantry currently provides food on a monthly basis to more than 300 Milford families using a team of 150 volunteers the pantry's director, John DeAngelo, said. For more information on how to donate to the pantry, call (508) 478-4225.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Nothing says Thanksgiving like pancakes, or Thai food, or a turkey spread away from home. These are restaurants in Milford open on Thanksgiving. If we forgot someone, add it to the comments.
The following restaurants are serving food, and are open, on Thanksgiving. This is not an exhaustive list. If you are a restaurant owner, and we forgot to put you here, please add something to the comments. 1. Blue Dog Sports Bar and Grille, kitchen, and bowling, open 5 p.m. to close. 2. Bugaboo Creek Steak House, reservations are recommended, open 11:30 a.m. to close. 3. Friendly's, open for breakfast hours, 7 a.m. to noon. 4. Johnny Jacks, regular breakfast menu, 6 a.m. to noon. 5. TGI Friday's, open for dinner only, 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. 6. Doubletree by Hilton, Legends sports bar and grill, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 7. Mango Thai, regular menu, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. 8. Maria's Italian Villa, will feature a Thanksgiving buffet, noon to 7 p.m. Editor…
Thursday, November 24, 2011
In a Thanksgiving matchup, the Milford Scarlet Hawks beat the Shrewsbury Colonials, 24-6.
A crisp Thanksgiving morning provided perfect football weather in Shrewsbury, where the Colonials met the Scarlet Hawks. Milford defeated Shrewsbury, 24-6. Despite the loss, Shrewsbury will move on to a playoff game in Division 1 against Leominster.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Do you have a favorite dish that graces the table every year? Share it with Milford Patch!
One of the nicest things about cooking, or baking, is sharing with others. As Thanksgiving approaches, share your favorite recipes with fellow Milford Patch readers by emailing them to me at Mary.MacDonald@patch.com. I'll start us off: I grew up in an Irish family with a mother who didn't like to cook, and who viewed most herbs and seasonings with suspicion. Beyond salt, pepper, and butter, what more do we need? But she loved cooking at the holidays, when scattered family members came home. And usually, for us, her holiday baking meant Irish soda bread. I didn't like it as a kid. But it grew on me. About 10 years ago, I wrote a feature story for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Irish soda bread, and other Irish recipes, and used my …
Thanksgiving isn't a day, it's a life.
I was raised by a mother who is a proficient Thank-You-Card-Writer. My Aunt is the Queen of the Thank-You-Card-Writers-Club. Each letter is like a tiny novella. Hand-written. Specifically personal. Highly thoughtful. I cringe with guilt at the fact that I am possibly the WORST person ever in the history of Thank-You-Card writing. I really should have turned out better considering my upbringing. However, in my defense, I’m excellent at the verbal “thank you." I use it early and often. And when I say it, it is because I am truly thankful, truly moved. I am of the belief that really being thankful means just as much whether it’s formally written or graciously said. The form is less important than the intent. I know this makes me a high-risk …