• Milford Aug 4

    Man Accused of Kicking Family Dog to Death During Argument With Wife in Milford

    Police have arrested a man who is accused of kicking his family dog to death during an argument with his wife in Milford on Monday. Officers said 43-year-old Nazareno Goldston was involved in an argument with his wife when she attempted to call 911 for help around 10:20 a.m. According to police, Goldston grabbed the phone and momentarily prevented the…

  • Milford Jul 28

    Last Independent Pharmacy in Milford Closes Its Doors

    Howes Drug & Medical in Milford, the last independently-owned pharmacy in town, has closed its doors, the Chamber of Commerce confirmed Tuesday. Howes was a Milford staple, having been in business for more than 100 years. According to the company’s website, the store was founded in 1911 and moved to its current location on Broad Street in the early 1950s….

  • Milford Jul 14

    Woman Accused in Pricey Liquor Store Break-In in Milford

    Milford police have arrested a woman who is accused of stealing nearly $3,000 worth of merchandise from a liquor story and causing thousands of dollars in damage. Police said 47-year-old Melinda Hine, of West Haven, is accused of breaking into Longo’s Wine and Liquor on Welches Point Road pm Jan. 19, stealing more than $2,900 worth of merchandise and $830…

  • Milford Jul 7

    Live Theatre Returns Curbside

    A group of theatre artists in Milford is showing that live theatre can still happen, in a unique way, during the pandemic.

  • South Carolina Jul 2

    Two Wanted for Murder in South Carolina Spotted in Milford: Police

    Two people wanted on murder charges in South Carolina were last seen in Milford, according to police in Georgetown, South Carolina. Police said 20-year-old Latisha Evans and 27-year-old Jorden Johnson are suspects in what they are calling “an incident” in Georgetown, South Carolina on June 28 that led to the death of one person and the critical injuries of another….

  • Milford Jun 21

    Crews Investigate Fire at Milford Home

    Crews are investigating after a fire ripped through a home in Milford Sunday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 8:46 a.m. on Andrus Drive. Crews responding to the scene said they found heavy smoke pushing out of every window in the two and a half story home. The four occupants and their German Shepherd dog were able to escape the…

  • Milford Jun 17

    Milford Checking Who Is Visiting City Beaches

    After crowds packed Walnut Beach last weekend, officials say this week is going to be different, they’re increasing patrols to make sure it doesn’t happen again.

  • Milford Jun 6

    Crews Rescue Two Fishermen in Milford

    Crews rescued two fishermen who were swept off a sandbar in Milford Friday night following dangerous weather conditions. Crews believe extreme fog conditions and poor visibility, along with the full moon resulted in a stronger tide and current than normal. Milford Fire said the fishermen were rescued off the sandbar of Charles Island. One man was found treading water after…

  • Milford Jun 3

    Bridgeport Man Accused of Chasing Someone With a Box Cutter, Slashing Tires

    Milford police have arrested a Bridgeport man who is accused of assaulting someone at a gas station on Monday. Officers were called to the Cumberland Farms on Boston Post Road around 5:30 a.m. after getting a report of breach of peace. Investigators said 39-year-old Rhonel Russell, of Bridgeport, was arrested. According to police, Russell is accused of punching an acquaintance…

  • Milford May 28

    Letter With White Powder Prompts Emergency Response to Subway Headquarters

    Emergency crews responded to the Subway Headquarters in Milford Thursday afternoon for a report of a letter with white powder inside. Fire officials said one person was directly exposed and two others nearby when the letter was opened. The Milford Fire Department’s hazmat team, along with Connecticut State Police and members of the FBI responded and determined the substance...

  • COVID-19 May 26

    ‘We're Angry, We're Sad, We're Patient': Pandemic Forcing Families Apart

    Having a child hospitalized anytime is hard enough. During a pandemic, it’s even more challenging. And for some Connecticut parents, it’s been preventing them from even seeing their children for over two months now. For Alyssa Cercone of Milford and her 2-year-old daughter Kaylena, a single hospital room at Yale New Haven Hospital is home for now. Kaylena is...

  • Milford May 26

    Woman Broke Plexiglass at Milford Gas Station After Being Denied Use of Bathroom Due to COVID-19: Police

    Milford police have arrested a woman who is accused of breaking a plexiglass sheet protecting a gas station employee after being told she could not use the bathroom due to COVID-19 concerns last week. Officers were called to the Milford Gulf Gas Station on Boston Post Road on Wednesday after getting a report of breach of peace. Investigators said 43-year-old…

  • coronavirus in connecticut May 26

    CT Parents Deal With Pandemic's Impact on Seeing Hospitalized Children

    Having a child in the hospital at any time is difficult, but it is especially difficult during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some parents cannot be with their children because of the virus.

  • Milford May 22

    Milford Extends Order Restricting Beaches to Residents

    Many shoreline cities and towns are restricting beach access to only their residents ahead of Memorial Day weekend. That includes Milford’s mayor, who has just extended his city’s current executive order banning out of town guests. “Milford beaches are restricted to Milford residents, so at this point it’s Milford residents only,” said Mayor Ben Blake.   To avoid large...

  • Milford May 22

    Milford Prepares to Limit Beaches to Residents Only

    Out of town visitors won’t be allowed on the beaches in Milford this Memorial Day weekend

  • Milford May 20

    Man Accused of Threatening to Shoot Woman in Milford

    Milford police have arrested a man who is accused of threatening to shoot a woman last week. Officers responded to a home on Edgefield Avenue on Tuesday, May 12, after getting a report of a possible domestic violence incident. According to police, the victim reported that 61-year-old Andre Velez, of Milford, threatened to shoot her. An investigation was conducted and…

  • Milford May 19

    More Than 100 Employees at Subway Headquarters in Milford Laid Off

    More than 150 Subway employees, including more than 100 that were employed at the company’s headquarters in Milford, have been laid off on Tuesday. A spokesperson for Subway said coronavirus has forced the company to accelerate a restructuring plan that they had already been preparing. The spokesperson also said they have “reduced the size of our global workforce by approximately…

  • Milford May 18

    Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Collision in Milford

    A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a collision in Milford on Saturday. Police said a serious motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle was reported at the intersection of New Haven Avenue and Bonsilene Street around 8 p.m. Investigators said the collision involved a 2019 Audi Q5 and a 1988 Kawasaki motorcycle. The motorcyclist was taken to Yale New Haven…

  • Milford May 15

    Milford Man Charged in Connection With Elderly Woman's Death

    Police have arrested a Milford man in connection with the 2017 death of an elderly woman in his care. Police were asked to do a welfare check on a woman on May 16, 2017, and when they arrived they found her dead. An autopsy determined the woman died of dehydration and malnutrition along with a combination or prescription drugs that…

  • Milford May 1

    Man Spits at Milford Police, Says He Has COVID-19: Police

    A Milford man is accused of spitting at police who responded to handle a dispute between roommates, then telling them he had COVID-19, according to police. Officers responded to Meadowside Road in Milford on Thursday after getting reports of a breach of peace between roommates and 27-year-old Stephen McCarthy, of Milford, spit toward officers, threatened the officers and their families…

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