Posts Tagged ‘ milford ’

Connecticut leaders tackle flooding issues at Housatonic River

Apr 10th, 2012 | By

OXFORD — A brainstorming session Monday on Housatonic River flooding with U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and representatives of eight municipalities brought new ideas for the future. Municipal leaders from old Milford to New Milford and beyond presented their concerns on what Blumenthal defined as a regional problem. For more on this story, visit: Connecticut

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Recycling Inc. owner pleased with DEEP ruling in Milford

Feb 12th, 2012 | By

The DEEP preliminary decision to approve a permit application for Recycling Inc. of Milford would allow the company to construct and operate a solid waste processing, transfer, and recycling facility at 990 Naugatuck Ave.

Plan of Conservation sets vision for Milford’s land use

Feb 12th, 2012 | By

The Planning and Zoning Board (P&Z) has been taking time at meetings to discuss the progress of updates to the city’s Plan of Conservation and Development, which sets a vision for how land and water resources should be used in Milford. According to the state General Statutes, Chapter, 126, Section 823, “Such plan of conservation

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Shelton company donates hundreds of bikes

Dec 18th, 2011 | By

SHELTON — In the Valley, one company has gone to great lengths to make sure hundreds of kids whose families are going through tough times will find a bicycle under their Christmas tree this year. For more on this story, visit: Shelton company donates hundreds of bikes – Connecticut Post.

Milford plans for downtown makeover

Nov 6th, 2011 | By

For the second time in a decade planners have a chance to “remake” downtown, but with the few retail stores it has fleeing, it is easier to say what Milford Center won’t become than what it will. For more on this story, visit: Milford plans for downtown makeover – Connecticut Post.

Ignored Milford law would have amassed millions for open space

Sep 23rd, 2011 | By

It sounded like a good idea at the time. A 1987 ordinance, passed by the Board of Aldermen and dutifully signed by Mayor Alberta Jagoe and City Clerk Margaret Egan, required that the proceeds of all sales of city land be deposited into a special account that would be used to buy open space. The

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A sanctuary for wildlife, plants in Milford

Aug 11th, 2011 | By

In a little corner of Milford nature bursts into full view. A meeting of three diverse ecosystems where freshwater from the Housatonic River merges with an 840-acre salt marsh, and Long Island Sound is just a few hundred yards away. Read more here: A sanctuary for wildlife, plants in Milford | On the Green with

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Charles Island in Milford and Duck Island in closed to the public through Sept. 9

Jul 2nd, 2011 | By

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking for the public’s help in protecting birds that nest in coastal areas, especially during the very busy summer beach season. Piping plovers, least terns, herons, and egrets, whether on nests or in feeding areas, are all especially vulnerable to disturbance from kites, fireworks, and unattended cats and dogs.

Milford takes stance against recycling facility – Connecticut Post

Jun 28th, 2011 | By

The Milford Board of Aldermen and about 25 residents made it clear Monday night in City Hall they are not happy a state Superior Court judge and the Department of Environmental Protection have intervened in what they consider a local issue ­– whether there should be a recycling facility here.

Milford residents sound off on recycling plant

Jun 21st, 2011 | By

There is a proposal to build a large recycling facility a quarter of a mile down from a residential neighborhood, and residents we spoke to are worried the plant will turn their quiet street into a busy and smelly one.

$3M Silver Sands Boardwalk gets Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

May 3rd, 2011 | By

After many years of planning, the boardwalk that connects Walnut and Silver Sands beaches in Milford is completed — and Monday there was a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate.

Conn. DEP to hunt deer on island off Milford

Feb 19th, 2011 | By

State DEP spokesman Dwayne Gardner said they will hunt deer that are not in good physical shape for two to three days.

Milford will spend $2.25 million on new recycling program – Connecticut Post

Feb 15th, 2011 | By

MILFORD — Officials are gambling that residents will recycle more if it is easier to do, so the Board of Aldermen agreed Monday night to spend $2.25 million on new bins that can hold all sorts of recycling items and also purchase four new trucks. When single-stream recycling begins here this summer, sorting paper, glass

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Milford cell phone towers expected to get OK

Dec 12th, 2010 | By

Two new applications for cell phone towers here are not likely to meet much opposition, officials said Friday, because they address local concerns and fill in service gaps.

DEP Announces Funding for Phragmites Control

Sep 16th, 2010 | By

The DEP has announced funding of $23,000 for a phragmites control project in a residential area located adjacent to the Oyster River in Milford and West Haven.

Milford sewer line long overdue

Aug 9th, 2010 | By

When septic systems are failing to the point that residents are staggering showers and not doing laundry at home, it’s time for modernization. At least part of what’s holding up the $800,000 project is the location of a pumping station that would be part of the deal. via Milford sewer line long overdue – Connecticut

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