Todd and the French family have been healing, growing and thriving since the heart transplant operation a few years ago.

Milford family looks back on 10-year heart transplant odyssey

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

A Milford man diagnosed with a rare disease in 2014 said despair never took him over when he was waiting for a heart transplant.  “There were ups and downs that the first year where everybody’s told there’s going to be bumps in the road,” said Todd French, “but we take it day at a time, and I work out with …

Funds being raised for house fire victims

Terry RogersCharity, Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

On November 27, a house fire claimed the home of Alyssa Alexander’s sister and brother-in-law, Tara and Antimo, destroying the home completely, As a result, Alexander has started a GoFundMe campaign in an effort to help her family rebuild their lives. “The home was quickly engulfed in flames, leaving them with little to nothing,” Alexander wrote. “they are a blended …

Friends rally around French family

Terry RogersCharity, Headlines

Todd and Lauren French continue to be optimistic about a new heart as friends rally around them. (Photo courtesy of GoFundMe) Todd and Lauren French are familiar faces in the Milford community. Both teachers, the two have touched many lives in their classrooms as well as on the soccer field. Todd served as head soccer coach in Milford while both …