Cemetery Overview

The Town of Milford manages the following five cemeteries.  Of these, most are older cemeteries that no longer have space for additional plots.  Riverside Cemetery is still active.  For more information about Milford's cemeteries, contact the Department of Public Works.

Riverside Cemetery
Nashua Street (east of St. Joseph's Medical Center)

Elm Street Cemetery
Elm Street (adjacent to the Korean War Memorial)

Union Street Cemetery
Union Street and Cherry Street


Vision and Mission Statement


To provide opportunity for each and every citizen to enrich their quality of life by offering a full spectrum of community-driven recreation activities for all ages through the provision of recreation and parks services.


The Milford Recreation Department is committed to enriching the quality of life for all residents by:


Ice Rink Rules

Welcome to Shepard Park Ice Skating Rink
Public Skate Rink Open to 8:00 PM

Use of this facility is at your own risk

- Users are strongly encouraged to wear helmets and other protective gear

- Skate in control, be considerate of others

- Rink is closed when posted due to weather or ice conditions

- Sticks and Pucks allowed:
Mon. & Thurs.6:00 pm –8:00 pm
Sunday 7:00 am –10:00 am

Except for times listed, sticks and pucks are not permitted when any public skaters are on the ice


Recreation Employment

Are you looking for a summer job that is fun, interactive and allows you to enjoy the outdoors?  If you possess the proper qualifications and experience – then we are look-ing for you!  If you would like to be a part of the Town’s summer recreation program, contact the Recreation Department at (603) 249-0625 for a full job description and qualifications requirements.

Applications should be forwarded ASAP to:


Shepard Park Ice Rink

Shepard Park Winter Programs


Once the skating season commences the hours of operation for the facility are from dawn through 8 PM when the lights automatically shut off.

Please note that the rink is subject to closing due to weather/ ice conditions.  If you see the ice rink posted closed please stay off the ice and give us time to clear it or regain proper ice conditions. Closings will be posted on the Milford Rec website and our Facebook page.

Hockey sticks and pucks are allowed only during posted hockey times.




  1. Two infant burials per single grave will be permitted, but there will be no infant burials over a full burial.

  2. Multiple or double deep burials will not be permitted in any grave site, exception only as stated in Item 1.


  1. Two (2) burials will be allowed in a 4' x 4' lot. Only one (1) (11 x 2'6" maximum size) flat stone marker, with a maximum of two engravings, will be allowed in the cremation burial section.