• Milford Oct 18

    Kayakers Help Rescue Two Swimmers in Milford

    Two swimmers in distress were rescued by nearby kayakers near Silver Sands State Park in Milford Saturday afternoon, according to fire officials. The rescue happened at approximately 1:30 p.m. on the Charles Island Sand Bar. Crews said they received a call from a father who said his two children who were swimming were in need of assistance. The two 20-year-old…

  • Milford Oct 11

    Crews Investigate After Car Goes Into River in Milford

    Crews are investigating after a car went off the road and into a river in Milford Saturday night. The car went off the road about 10 to 15 yards down an embankment and into a river, according to crews. The incident happened at North Street and Flax Mill Lane. The driver was able to get out and no one else…

  • Decision 2020 Oct 2

    Milford Businesswoman Looks to End DeLauro's 30-Year Run in Congress

    “I love what I do.  I am blessed every single day with the job that I have,” said Rep. Rosa DeLauro. For three decades, the New Haven Democrat’s job has been to serve the people of Connecticut’s 3rd Congressional District.  Her opponent says, time’s up. In her very first political outing, Margaret Streicker is setting her sights high, trying...

  • Decision 2020 Oct 1

    Republican Challenger Hopes to Unseat DeLauro in 3rd District

    Republican Margaret Streicker is challenging 15-term incumbent congresswoman Rosa DeLauro for Connecticut’s 3rd District House seat.

  • Milford Sep 24

    2-Alarm Fire Damage Stores in Milford

    Three stores have sustained heavy damages after a 2-alarm fire broke out in Milford Wednesday night. Crews responded to reports of a building fire in the area of Bridgeport Avenue just before 10:30 p.m. Upon arrival, firefighters found the building had heavy smoke from the front and fire showing from the rear. According to investigators, crews began an aggressive interior…

  • Milford Sep 1

    Female Shot in Milford

    Police are investigating a shooting in Milford and said the female victim is in stable condition. Police said they responded to an apartment complex on Melba Street after a female sustained a gunshot wound and she is in in stable condition. Police said this was an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public. Detectives are investigating. Anyone…

  • Milford Aug 26

    Gas Leaks Prompts Road Closure, Evacuations in Milford

    Broadway in Milford is closed between Brookdale Avenue and Grant Street because of a gas leak and houses have been evacuated, according to police. Police are asking people to use alternative routes. SCG and Milford Public Works have responded.

  • Milford Aug 25

    Man Robbed Bank Inside Milford Stop & Shop: Police

    Milford police are looking for the man who robbed the People’s Bank branch inside Stop & Shop on East Town Road on Monday. The man handed the teller a note asking for the money, according to police. No weapon was shown. The man was wearing a gray cloth mask and a gray winter hat with a skull on the...

  • reopening schools Aug 21

    Milford Schools Preview Classroom Changes for Fall

    “There are academic posters, there are learning tools on the walls,” said Dr. Anna Cutaia, superintendent of Milford Public Schools. She showed off a classroom at Meadowside Elementary School, explaining what it will look like this fall in the age of COVID-19. “Our teachers are making every effort to make our classrooms as warm and as welcoming as they always…

  • reopening connecticut schools Aug 21

    Milford Schools Planning September 8 Reopening

    Milford’s superintendent provides NBC Connecticut with a look inside an elementary school to see what it will look like for students and teachers when it reopens.

  • 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...

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