New Milford
The official website for the town of New Milford.

New Milford Now

New Milford Economic Development Commission
The New Milford EDC exists to promote business development that will create sustainable wage jobs, expand the non-residential tax base and provide additional services desired by the people of New Milford in an atmosphere of smart growth and preservation of the unique character of the community.

New Milford Film Commission
The purpose of The New Milford Film Commission is to encourage economic growth and development by attracting revenue-producing films and commercial projects to New Milford. Email to:

New Milford Youth Agency
The New Milford Youth Agency runs over 24 unique programs for the youth of the New Milford community. For over 30 years it has been our mission to provide positive opportunities for our community’s young people. Some of these programs include, before and after school childcare, the Maxx, Counseling Services, and other after school activities.

Guide for Women-Owned Small Businesses

82 Solid Resources when Starting a Business in Connecticut:
Resources when Starting a Business in CT

Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism
Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism
One Constitution Plaza, 2nd Floor
Hartford, CT 06103

Toll Free Travel Planning Assistance
(Within United States and Canada)
888-CTVisit (288-4748)
The Housatonic Valley Tourism District, the Litchfield Hills Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Waterbury Region Convention & Visitors Bureau have merged, creating the new Northwest Connecticut Convention & Visitors Bureau!

Candlewood Lake Authority
Candlewood Lake News
The Candlewood Lake Authority is proud to announce a new email platform in which we will be communicating important information about Candlewood Lake and other related news from the CLA to you. From our eNewsletters, to event announcements, to important current news affecting residents and visitors of Candlewood Lake, we want to keep you informed.
With this new format our hopes are that anyone who has had trouble receiving or reading our communications in the past will now be able to receive and read all of our emails without issue.
To sign up, go to
Lake community leaders, we encourage you to invite your members to sign up. It’s the best way for everyone, as the Candlewood Lake community, to stay informed on everything important happening on, to and around Candlewood Lake.
A small sample of the topics we will keep you informed about…
* New boating laws that will impact Candlewood boaters, including the details of the upcoming CT DEEP boat length limit for Candlewood Lake.
* CLA initiatives to employ new, more effective, lake-wide milfoil control methods.
* Advances in research and prevention methods to keep zebra mussels out of our lake.
* Important regulations for waterfront living.
…and many more.
Candlewood Lake Authority
PO Box 37
Sherman, CT 06784

Connecticut Weather
Get the weather information you want when you want it.
Information on interesting places to visit in Connecticut.

Connecticut Fairs
The links found on will provide more information about various fairs held throughout CT.

United Way of Western Connecticut

TheatreWorks New Milford, 5 Brookside Ave, New Milford, CT 06776
Phone #: 860-350-6863, Website:

Resume and Employment Guide for People with Disabilities

Western Connecticut Chapter of SCORE

Ask SCORE Columns FY13-14

The Western Connecticut Chapter of SCORE offers free support, encouragement and tools to help you build or grow your small business at the New Milford Public Library. SCORE counselors are experienced, seasoned business people who will meet one-on-one with you to determine your needs, whether you’re just starting out with an idea for your own small business or have questions for the small business you already have. SCORE’s volunteer advisors have decades of hands-on executive and entrepreneurial experience to help with marketing, finance, operations, manufacturing, product sourcing, and human resources. To schedule a confidential appointment, call the library at 860-355-1191 extension 207.  Let SCORE help you build, grow and thrive.

SCORE Brochure, page 1     SCORE 2


Employer Resource Card

Recruiting and Hiring

American Job Centers (AJCs)
Targeted recruitments, pre-screening of applicants, business consulting services, job posting assistance, financial incentives
Michelle Caffe – CT Department of Labor Business Services – 203-437-3308 /

CTDOL’s self-service job bank where CT employers can post jobs 24/7 and review
resumes to find qualified candidates at no cost
Michelle Caffe – CT Department of Labor Business Services – 203-437-3308 /

DOL Office for Veterans’ Workforce Development
Assist in hiring qualified veterans through job skills matching , outreach, hiring incentives, veterans’ career fairs
Daniel Laffin – CT Department of Labor Veterans Employment – 203-859-3412 /

DOL Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
Hiring tax credits up to $9,600 per qualified person

Grants, Training, Consulting, and Workplace Safety

DOL Manufacturing Innovation Fund – Incumbent Worker
Training grants up to 50% for manufacturers, maximum grant $50,000
Michelle Caffe – CT Department of Labor Business Services – 203-437-3308 /

DOL Trade Adjustment Assistance On-the-Job Training
Up to 50% of starting wage for eligible new employee up to 9 months
Michelle Caffe – CT Department of Labor Business Services – 203-437-3308 /

DOL Occupational Safety and Health Division CONN-OSHA
Free and confidential on-site consulting on safety and OSHA

DOL Office of Apprenticeship Training
Develop highly technical skills through state-certified apprenticeship, tax credits, wage subsidies, tuition reimbursement, scholarships

Northwest Regional Investment Board (NRWIB)
Training to close the skills gap between state’s workforce and business demands; customized services to find, train, retain talent; financial incentives
Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board, Northwest CT
On the job training programs, Step Up Program.
Steve Gray – NRWIB Business Services – 203-574-6971 ext. 464 /