Showing posts from February, 2012

Governor Won't Commit to Law Helping Milford

By Brian McCready
Milford Bureau Chief
HARTFORD—A spokesman for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy declined to say late Wednesday whether the governor will sign into law a bill approved by the General Assembly Wednesday allowing local municipalities to regulate solid waste facilities.
The bill is especially important to Milford where a controversial recycling center hopes to secure an expanded permit from the state Department of Environmental and Energy Protection despite numerous concerns by local officials. If Malloy does not sign the legislation into law it would be much easier for the recycling facility to open.
The State Senate voted 22 to 12 Wednesday in support of the legislation restoring municipal oversight over solid waste facilities. After the senate’s vote Malloy’s spokesman Andrew R. Doba released the following statement, “The Governor’s been focused on his legislative priorities, specifically his landmark bill to reform education in our state. He’ll review the…

State Senate Approves Bill helping Milford

I'm working on a story right now about the General Assembly's State Senate voting to approve a bill that will allow local towns oversight over solid waste facilities. This will allow Milford to regulate a proposed recycling center, which has drawn the ire of Milford residents.

I'm awaiting to see if the Governor will sign the bill. Will post once I get information.

What do you think?

Feel free to email me at

Brian McCready

Milford Matters

I'm launching a new beat blog of sorts, where I will be posting numerous updates daily about what I am working on, and most importantly I hope to hear from you with your feedback and story suggestions.

I'll do my best to let you know what is going on in Milford, and why I am writing certain articles, and my thoughts behind the writing process.

Once I get much better at blogging I hope to be able to live blog from meetings and events, and interact with you. Really this is all designed for me to get feedback from you the public.

This is very much a work in progress but with your patience I hope it will be worthwhile. This is different than the All About Milford and Orange blog which basically is a run down of community events and press releases. I hope you also enjoy that blog as well.

Again any feedback you have would be great!! And most importantly Milford Does Matter!

Brian McCready
Milford Bureau Chief
New Haven Register
Twitter @nhrbmccready
phone 203-7…