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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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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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Ada is Here: Mrs. Lockhart´s baby girl. Photo courtesy: Mrs. Lockhart, January 10, 2022.

The Return of Mrs. Lockhart

Motherhood, Molecules, and More
Anthony Giordano and Luca Ubaldi | February 11, 2022

     Mrs. Emily Lockhart has been teaching in the science department at Foran for years. This fall, she took maternity leave as she was scheduled to have her first child, though she will be returning on February 24. Lockhart’s baby is named Ada, and her hobbies include, “playing, drooling, and...

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Out With the Old, In With the New: Inspirational quotes replace the familiar lions outside the Lit Center.

Mural, Mural, On the Wall

Olivia Salai, Content Editor | February 3, 2022

      After returning from winter break, many students were surprised to find the age-old lions had vanished from Foran’s walls. The school logo, accompanied by motivational quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson and Maya Angelou, have taken the lions’ place outside the Literacy Center. Additionally,...

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Lunar New Year Decorations: Lanterns hung in a shop in New York.

Sharing Culture: Lunar New Year

Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | February 1, 2022

     As the month of February approaches, many people are looking forward to celebrating Lunar New Year, a major holiday that originated in China. This year, the tradition-packed holiday lands on February 1.       Lunar New Year is based on the ancient Chinese lunar calendar, which is set according...

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Hitting the Slopes: Junior Luciana Cappello enjoys the day snowboarding at Powder Ridge Mountain in Connecticut. Photo Courtesy: Mallory Janik, February 26, 2021.

Warming Winters

The Effects of Climate Change on Winter Weather
Ginger Schmidt and Julia DeEll | January 28, 2022

     As the winter months arrive, many notice a change in weather compared to previous winters. Not only are we experiencing warmer temperatures throughout winter, but also "weather whiplash", or rapid weather shifts. These changes can be linked to climate change.       Climate change is caused...

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Rylee Tondora: Photo of business owner Rylee Tondora.

Student Business “Baked by Rylee” Takes the Cake

Jessica Chamberlain and Morgan Viesselman | January 21, 2022

     Rylee Tondora is a senior at Foran who recently created a business called “Baked by Rylee.” Tondora has always had a passion for baking sweet treats and finally decided to turn her hobby into something more.       Customers can view her menu here as well as view her posts on Instagram...

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Sound Lions in Action: Sound Lions members help clean the environment at their last beach clean up, at Woodmont Beach. Photo Courtesy: Jamie D’Avignon, December 5, 2021

Sound Lions Club Keeping Our Environment Clean

Chloe Nittoly, Staff Writer | January 18, 2022

     From beach clean ups to recycling plastic water bottles, keeping the environment safe is an aspect that members of the Sound Lions Club take on with seriousness and great attention.      The overall purpose of the Sound Lions Club is to work towards creating a clean, safe environment. Within...

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Celebrating Virtually: Many schools, such as Lynn university, are sending out digital acceptance letters to students like Grace Tavitian. Photo courtesy: Grace Tavitian. January 12, 2022.

Stress and Success: Choosing a College

Katharine Harrison, Content Editor | January 18, 2022

     “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.” While this is a famous quote by author Charles Dickens, it may also be an almost perfect description of how seniors feel entering the new semester. Rolling in with the snow is a flurry of college acceptance letters, and the need to make...

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Firing Fiber: Three students in Mr. Sember’s Forensics class complete a lab on Fiber Analysis.

Analyzing a New Course: Forensic Science

Morgan Viesselman and Tori Matula | January 8, 2022

     This past school year, students got the opportunity to take a new science course called Forensics, a half-year elective class taught by Mr. Gregory Sember and Mrs. Melissa Smith.       Since this course is brand new, teachers have not had as much experience as they would have hoped on...

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