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1 Residential city (1990 pop. 49,938), New Haven co., SW Conn., on Long Island Sound; settled 1639, inc. as a city 1959. Oysters and clams are gathered there for commercial use, and the city also has light manufacturing, such as the production of writing pens and electrical products. Milford Academy, a preparatory school, is there. 2 Industrial town (1990 pop. 25,355), Worcester co., S Mass., on the Charles River, in a farm area; settled 1662, set off from Mendon and inc. 1780. Pink granite has been quarried there since the mid-1800s. Manufactures include glass containers, electronic products, and precision and analytical instruments.
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The sexton stood in the porch of Milford meeting-house, pulling busily at the bell-rope.
That night, the handsomest couple in Milford village were to be joined in wedlock.
The next day, the whole village of Milford talked of little else than Parson Hooper's black veil.
But I learned how to make the long shoot from old Hob Miller of Milford.
Previous to this, the earliest-known use of the phrase occurred in the pamphlet, "Ye Slaves," written by George Milford and published in December, 1912.
But we got at last into Milford Haven, in Wales, where, though it was remote from our port, yet having my foot safe upon the firm ground of my native country, the isle of Britain, I resolved to venture it no more upon the waters, which had been so terrible to me; so getting my clothes and money on shore, with my bills of loading and other papers, I resolved to come for London, and leave the ship to get to her port as she could; the port whither she was bound was to Bristol, where my brother's chief correspondent lived.
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Iacovelli) Calagione, 97, of Milford, died Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Countryside Healthcare of Milford after a period of declining health.
Contract Awarded for Dredging of the Milford Pond Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration project in Milford
com)-- The deadline to enter the Milford Valley 2013 “Art of Chicken” Photo Contest is approaching soon.
MILFORD Haven Port Authority (MHPA) has announced a new partnership.
based wind energy company, announced that the construction of the 102 megawatt (MW) Milford Wind Corridor Phase II (Milford ll) project has been completed and commercial operations have begun.