Local News for New Milford, Connecticut

OrthoConnecticut Plans Full Reopening for June 15th06/02/2020

OrthoConnecticut Plans Full Reopening for June 15th

OrthoConnecticut, the region’s leading orthopedic specialty practice, will fully reopen their Danbury, New Milford, Southbury, Ridgefield, Litchfield and Sharon offices by June 15th. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, OrthoConnecticut has only been open for emergencies, limited in-office appointments and telemedicine appointments since early March. “We are excited to get back to work,” says OrthoConnecticut President, READ MORE.
New Milford Rotary Shredding Day06/02/2020

New Milford Rotary Shredding Day

Annual Spring Document Shredding Day Saturday, June 6th, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lore’s Plaza, 129 Danbury Road, New Milford Drive up – we’ll unload your boxes. Shredding done while you watch. No appointment is necessary. There is no limit to the number of boxes brought to be shredded. Open to residents of all towns. READ MORE.

Honoring the fallen

Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts were out in force over Memorial Day weekend to honor veterans. Scouts of all ages, using social distancing and other safety measures, placed flags on the graves of veterans throughout town. Girl Scout Troop 40236 placed flags at Gaylordsville and Morningside cemeteries, while Boy Scouts from Troop 432 READ MORE.

A special birthday

Celebrating a birthday isn’t what it used to be these days. Living during a pandemic, when restrictions are in place regarding the amount of people permitted at a gathering and social distancing measures in place, makes it difficult to celebrate a special occasion like a birthday difficult. Lyliana Martinez of New Milford wanted to do READ MORE.

Passing Of Robert Heimburg

The New Milford Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of Former Chief of Department, current Chief Engineer and Active Member Robert F. Heimburg on Friday morning, Sep 28, 2018.  Bob passed away peacefully at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center while under doctor's care for recent illnesses.  Bob's service to the New Milford Fire Department, READ MORE.

Fire Blotter 5/4/19 – 5/11/19

It's been a busy week for your volunteer fire department putting in over 194 man-hours of donated time to the residents of New Milford. Please remember to support your Fire Department in our fundraising efforts. Fire Blotter – 5/4/19 to 5/11/19 5/4/19: Wires Down/Vehicle Fire – Monmouth Ave – multiple wires down with a vehicle READ MORE.


The Memorial Day parade has long been a tradition in New Milford. But this year, the parade was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, a wreath ceremony was held at the war memorial at the south end of the Village Green to remember the fallen (see photographs in this week’s edition) and poppies made READ MORE.