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Milford Remembers the Storm of 1962

Terry Rogers March 5 marked the 55th anniversary of the Great Ash Wednesday Storm of 1962. Even today, the storm is considered one of the most devastating to hit the Delmarva Peninsula. The nor’easter, which coincided with a spring tide, remained stationary over the area for almost 36 hours, causing flooding that lasted more than […]

City Discusses Airport Road Closures

By Terry Rogers Starting in late May, sections of Airport Road will be closed so that the City of Milford can make necessary repairs. The project, which will cost $2.3 million, is more than just a repaving project, according to Mark Whitfield, Public Works Director. “There will be excavation below the road to repair issues […]

Mills Brothers Welcomes New Owners

By Terry Rogers Paul Mills said that when he and his brother, Eugene, considered selling their two markets, one located on Route 1 north of Milford and a second on the corner of SE 2nd and Marshall Street, they wanted to be sure that the stores went to people who would love and care for […]

MCA Students Take Top Honors at Science Fair

By Terry Rogers Five Milford Central Academy students placed at the Kent County Science Fair, qualifying them to participate in the Delaware Valley Regional Science Fair at Drexel University April 2 through 4. At the regional event, the students will compete against students from New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania for scholarship monies and an opportunity […]

School District Presents Preliminary Budget

On Monday, March 20, Milford School District Board of Education presented a preliminary budget for the 2017-18 school year. Superintendent Dr. Kevin Dickerson said that the budget presented was a draft version and that public hearings would be held in April or May that would allow citizens of Milford to express any concerns. He also […]

Random Acts of Kindness Honors Peterman

By Terry Rogers For several years after Madison Peterman died in a car accident with her grandmother, Sandra Peterman, and her friend, Hannah Davies, her family and friends would gather at Madison’s grave to release balloons with notes attached, symbolically sending them to heaven. On the fifth birthday after Madison died in 2009, her mother […]

Lorraine Dion Returns to DMI

By Terry Rogers When Steve Twilley resigned as the Executive Director of Downtown Milford, Inc., the organization knew that it needed leadership right away. They needed an Executive Director who could “hit the ground running.” Spring is one of the busiest times for DMI with the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl, the Bug and […]

Charter Updates Include Tax Collection Changes

By Terry Rogers Over the past several months, City Council members have met to discuss updates to Milford City Charter, bringing some codes up-to-date, adjusting language and modernizing some of the codes. Eric Norenberg, City Manager, said that the charter is much like the City’s constitution, governing how the City operates, determining the number of […]

Dancers Seeking Sponsorships for National Competition

By Terry Rogers At the Youth America Grand Prix in Philadelphia held in January, five dancers from the Tatiana Akinfieva Dance Academy won third place for ensembles. The girls, Julian Kerr, 14; Ariana Knowles, 14, Emma Moorman, 13; Aidan Robbins, 13; and Juliana Warnock, 13, performed an emotional contemporary piece entitled “Awake My Soul.” The […]

Milford High School Honored for AP Growth

By Terry Rogers Over the past few years, Milford High School has seen significant growth in their Advanced Placement (AP) program. Not only has participation grown, but the school has also seen an increase in the number of students passing AP tests. The growth and success of the program were recognized by the state at […]

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