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A Healing House: The Elles Stow House housed over 200 prisoners of war suffering from smallpox, who owner, Stephen Stow was working to save in 1777.

Long-Lasting Landmarks of Milford

Historic Buildings of a Historic City
Ginger Schmidt, Staff Writer | March 31, 2022

     Milford is riddled with history, with numerous historic landmarks throughout the city that provide residents and visitors with a snapshot of the past. Milford’s history dates back to its founding in 1639, making it the sixth oldest town in Connecticut.       The buildings and architecture...

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The Playground is the Place to Be: On a clear day, parents take their children to play at the playground.

Sunday Mornings: Streets of Elmhurst, Queens, New York

Cynthia Pan, Staff Writer | March 31, 2022

     On a Sunday morning, people are out and about on the streets of Queens, New York.  At every turn and corner, there is never a moment in time where something is stopping.      On a Sunday morning, children are riding their scooters along the sidewalks while their parents tag along.  Their...

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Foran Ensemble: The Foran strings players practice pieces for their upcoming concert.

Getting to Know Foran Strings

Fiani Lin, Staff Writer | March 29, 2022

      The Foran strings orchestra has been a part of the Foran community since 2014. Although the ensemble started off with only eight members, Foran strings has since expanded to become a much larger ensemble with members from each grade that are united with their love for music.       Different...

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City Hall 9/11 Memorial: A Triangular plaque behind City Hall commemorates those who lost their lives on September 11th highlights in particular former Milford residents Seth Morris, Michael Miller, and Avnish Patel.

Monumental Milford

Remembering a Town's Fallen Heroes
Joseph DeFreitas, Staff Writer | March 29, 2022

     Milford, Connecticut is known for its stunning downtown and luscious Green. With hosts of lively shops and exquisite restaurants, downtown Milford can become an even more bustling place to be when the warm weather comes around. With the more commercial atmosphere the Green and downtown Milford...

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Supreme Court Building: The bronze doors in front of the Supreme Court Building.

D.C. in the First Year of Biden’s Presidency

Yusuf Abdelsalam, Staff Writer | March 29, 2022

     Joe Biden was inaugurated on January 20 of 2021. The landscape in Washington D.C. has changed in the past year. In terms of the houses of government, Biden got inaugurated only two weeks after the attack on the Capitol. The Supreme Court also recently had a new judge controversially appointed,...

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Line Em’ Up: During the spring and summer, classic cars are frequently seen lined up at Gulf Beach for car shows.

Cars of Milford

Victoria Koenig, Staff Writer | March 25, 2022

     With spring approaching fast, many Milford residents are getting their classic cars ready for the season. The temperature is rising, making everyone eager to roll their windows down and cruise through the streets.       Senior Leighton Whaley is looking forward to driving his family’s...

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St. Mary’s Church: A Catholic Church near downtown Milford. Taken on March 15, 2022.

Milford’s Holy Houses

A Showcase of the Religious Buildings in Milford
Ronan Smith, Staff Writer | March 25, 2022

     Milford is a city made up of many faiths. Many different religions, with origins dating back centuries and spanning much of the globe, have taken root within the city’s boundaries. These buildings, while centered on worship, can often go unnoticed, especially with those that are not churches.  ...

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Stay Connected: Milford residents are encouraged to read e-books and digital magazines from the library.

The Aspects of Eisenhower Park

Connor Nieman, Content Editor | March 25, 2022

     This Milford Public Library advertisement encourages Milford residents to read e-books and digitals magazines and even allows them to scan a QR code to register for a free library card. The graffiti written on this light pole not only represents patriotism but is also physical proof of the teenagers...

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On the Same Page

On the Same Page

A Look at the Milford Public Library
Julia Poffenberger, Staff Writer | March 24, 2022

     The Milford Public Library, located in downtown Milford on New Haven Ave, is often looked over as both a resource to utilize and a study location.      Not only does the library allow people to borrow books, music, movies, audiobooks, or passes to museums and attractions--it also has different...

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ROLLIN: TWICE gathers in the center of the downstage to dance the iconic move of their song Rollin.

TWICE 4th World Tour III

Julianne Yasona, Staff Writer | March 24, 2022

     TWICE is one of the biggest and most loved K-pop groups today, and they are already near the end of their fourth world tour called "III," which commenced on December 25, 2021.      The group performed their first concert of the tour in Seoul, South Korea, with one member missing due to...

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Holding Up The Banner: Mr. Cesare’s AP US History students hold up the Ukrainian Flag.

The Death of European Peace

Why America Must Roll Back Putin's New USSR
Ronan Smith, Staff Writer | March 22, 2022

     The story being written on the streets of Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Mariupol are the same ancient tales of war being retold once more.       The classic statement “If we do not learn from our history, we are doomed to repeat it,” does not hold a true stance in this situation. The greater...

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Fire Headquarters: Station 1 is located on 72 New Haven Avenue in Milford, CT.

Milford Fire Stations Shine

Jessica Chamberlain, Staff Writer | March 22, 2022

     The Milford Fire Department currently has four active fire departments. These four consist of Fire Headquarters (Station 1), East Side Fire Station (Station 5), North Side Fire Station (Station 7), and West Side Fire Station (Station 8).       Headquarters is located on 72 New Haven Avenue...

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