December News

Hundreds Attended the 2018 Christmas Tree Lighting in Draper Memorial Park

Citizens for Milford hosted the FOURTH ANNUAL MILFORD CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING on Friday, November 30, 2018. Highlights of this year’s event included the holiday carol sing-along led by members of the Greater Milford Community Chorus, as well as a special visit from Santa Claus.

We extend our sincerest appreciation to every individual, group, and business who helped make the 2018 Milford Christmas Tree and the Lighting Ceremony possible. Thank you Parks Department, as well as Milford resident and owner of Busy Bee Landscaping Mr. David Sanches who donated and planted a beautiful new tree that we hope will serve as a symbol of peace and goodwill to Milford citizens for generations to come. We also express heartfelt thanks to Milford Commandery No. 11 stationed at Montgomery Lodge for funding the holiday lighting and decorations, the Greater Milford Community Chorus for leading us all in holiday carols, Red Heat Tavern of Milford for providing hot cocoa and soup, and Milford Public Schools Food Service for donating fresh-baked cookies. Your generosity and collaboration enabled us to provide the best possible community event this year.

The Milford Christmas Tree will be lit each night throughout the holiday season. If you missed the ceremony last night, be sure to stop by Draper Park one evening to take in its glow. It’s a beautiful spot for family photos. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone!

View a photo gallery here.

SAVE THE DATE! Milford Public Schools Officials to be Guest Speakers at Citizens for Milford’s Public Meeting on January 16 at Town Library

Citizens for Milford invites all residents to attend our first public meeting of the new year on Wednesday, January 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Milford Town Library. Members of the Milford Public Schools administration will be our special guests.

Superintendent Kevin McIntyre; Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Craig Consigli; English Learner Program Director Jennifer Noorjanian; and Special Education Director Lucy Jenkins will present information regarding the school department structure, operations, new initiatives, the English Learner and Special Education programs, and current challenges. Following their presentation, Citizens for Milford Chairman Steve Trettel and Vice Chairman Jose Costa will invite attendees to ask questions of the administrators.

“A key component of Citizens for Milford’s mission is to host casual public meetings that provide direct access to our public officials. Because the success of our schools is critical to all members of our community, we invite all residents to join us on January 16th to meet our school administrators and ask questions of importance to you,” says Chairman Steve Trettel.

The Milford Town Library is located at 80 Spruce Street. The meeting will be held in the library’s Granite and Quarry rooms on the lower level. Limited parking is available at the library. Additional parking is available on Spruce Street and at nearby Stacy Middle School.

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