Local News for New Milford, Connecticut

09/24/2020

Final shred day for 2020 planned

The New Milford Rotary Club will hold its fourth and final shred day of 2020 Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the John Pettibone Community Center on Pickett District Road. Due to the success and huge turnout of the club’s three other document shredding events this summer, club officials will provide another READ MORE.
09/24/2020

Last car cruise of season set

To mark the finale of another successful cruise night season, Litchfield Crossings in New Milford and its retail family will be celebrating the final Tuesday of Paradice Cruise Nights by giving gift bags to the first 50 shoppers and the opportunity to win a surprise raffle Sept. 29. The car cruise will take place in READ MORE.
09/24/2020

Public invited to see renovated sanctuary

The First Congregational Church in New Milford will hold a socially distance walkthrough of its newly renovated sanctuary Sept. 26. Members and community friends are invited to visit between 10 a.m. and noon or between 7 and 8:30 p.m. Masks will be required to enter. Hand sanitizer will be provided. A limited number of people READ MORE.
09/23/2020

Fire marshal: ‘No outside burning’

New Milford Fire Marshall Kevin Reynolds has issued a notice to residents that effective immediately no outside burning of any kind is permitted in town. “This is due to the extreme dry conditions that we are experiencing,” Reynolds said in a press release issued Monday. All burn permits have been suspended until further notice. Individuals READ MORE.
09/23/2020

Donuts for seniors

In honor of National Senior Center Month this month, the New Milford Senior Center recently held a drive-by “Donut How Much We Miss You” celebration. New Milford seniors signed up to receive a free specially-decorated donut and say hello to center staff in the parking lot while picking up their gift. Seventy donuts, prepared by READ MORE.
09/23/2020

Flashback

The town of New Milford has long had a Babe Ruth league, as evident by this 1957 ticket to a game. Six teams participated in the league back then: the Yankees, Red Sox, Sherman, Giants, Dodgers and Brookfield. The majority of games were played at Young’s Field in New Milford, but a few were played READ MORE.
09/23/2020

Oktoberfest to support Grad Party

The New Milford High School Grad Party will play host in the coming days to an inaugural event, Oktoberfest, at Housatonic River Brewing Sept. 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $45 and includes two drink tickets and a glass to keep, and bratwurst with mustard and sauerkraut, potato pancake with apple chutney and READ MORE.