January promises to be busy at the Milford Library

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The Milford Public Library has a busy January planned with several events offered that can help you get organized, learn a new skill or educate yourself. The month began with Painting with CAT on January 6 from 10 AM to 1 PM. Those who attended were able to paint a beautiful snow scene to decorate their home or give as …

MPD unit addresses mental health over incarceration

Terry RogersHeadlines, Milford Headline Story, Police & Fire

A few years ago, Milford Police Department established a Behavioral Health Unit, an idea suggested by Councilman Jason James. According to statistics provided by Chief Cecilia Ashe at a recent board meeting, through April 2023, there have been 72 diversions from arrest, 98 diversions from the ER and 893 follow-ups by the unit. “Some of the biggest benefits to this …