milford – Snopes.com http://www.snopes.com The definitive fact-checking site and reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:24:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 http://www.snopes.com/app/uploads/2017/02/cropped-snopes-drop-light-only-yellow-32x32.png milford – Snopes.com http://www.snopes.com 32 32 Milford Schools Halloween Ban Controversy http://www.snopes.com/2015/10/12/milford-halloween/ Mon, 12 Oct 2015 22:21:16 +0000 http://m.snopes.com/?p=9679 NEWS:   Schools in Milford, Connecticut, briefly altered planned Halloween activities, but festivities were never “banned” because some people were “offended.” On 12 October 2015, the town of Milford, Connecticut, topped social media’s trending lists over what many news outlets inaccurately described as a “ban” on Halloween. The Connecticut Post initially invoked the specter of treating … Continued