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New Milford 100th Anniversary

New Milford to Celebrate 100 Years!

There will be a variety of festivities throughout the year to celebrate the New Milford Borough's Centennial, which begins in 2022. Please email Nancy here for more information.

Schedule of Events 

Hall of Fame - click here for the power point presentation

Induction ceremonies for the inaugural class of the New Milford Hall of Fame were held June 8, 2022, at Sanzari's New Bridge Inn. Honorees were: 
For more information about the Class of 2022, click here.

To view photos from the gala, click here.


Centennial Serenade - Oct. 16, 2002, from 1 to 5:30 p.m

Enjoy an afternoon music at the new Knights Field, between the high school and ShopRite. The field opens at 1 p.m., with local musicians performing at the new pavilion. At 2 p.m., the Mahoney Brothers take the main stage to present "Jukebox Heroes Live," featuring show stopping impersonations of many of the legendary musical acts of the last fifty years. The show includes tributes to The Beatles, Willie Nelson, Neil Diamond, Billy Joel, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and more!  
Admission is FREE. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. 

100th Anniversary Time Capsule - To be opened in 2047

Twenty-five years from now, what would you like the residents of New Milford to know about our community? What objects would represent the meaningful moments, news events and trends of 2022?

The 100th Anniversary Planning Committee is gathering items for a time capsule to be opened when the borough observes its 125th anniversary in 2047.  We’re hoping to include artifacts such as personal letters, programs and memorabilia from special events, school yearbooks, team rosters and line-up cards, and photographs. The time capsule will be buried Dec. 4th during the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony.

We've created a template that can be used to write a letter to the future. You can download the form here. For additional information on how to submit items for the time capsule, click here.

Brick Paver Sale!

Remember or honor a loved one, commemorate a special occasion, feature your business, or just simply have a permanent marker congratulating New Milford on its success as a supportive, welcoming community. Do this with a personalized brick for our 100th Anniversary Brick Pathway.  Your customized brick will become a lasting tribute, paving the way for generations to come. 

The pathway will be installed by the gazebo at Borough Hall. For more information and to download the order form, click here.

New Milford Time Line                   

Other Sponsorship Opportunities:

Please consider supporting New Milford's 100th Anniversary Celebration as a Bronze, Silver or Gold sponsor. These sponsorships offer opportunities for recognition and involvement throughout 2022.  For information about each level, please click here.

Oral Histories  (Check out our NEW YouTube Channel!)

The Stories of New Milford  These stories are based upon interviews conducted for our oral history project. Photographs are from the commission’s archives and clippings from the website, newspapers.com.