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City of Milford hires Balog as new Arborist

Terry RogersEnvironment, Government

Joseph Balog The City of Milford recently hired Joseph Balog as the new Arborist/Urban Forestry Coordinator.  In this role, Balog is responsible for the overall implementation of a City-wide Urban Forestry Program including tree planting, maintenance, related landscaped areas, and enforcement of tree related policies. “The Arborist/Urban Forestry Coordinator position is a welcome addition to the Department of Parks and …

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Citizen survey results released

Terry RogersGovernment

by Terry Rogers     A survey sent to Milford residents revealed reductions in satisfaction in some areas In January, Milford residents were asked to complete a National Community Survey, a questionnaire created by a nationally benchmarked survey company designed to gauge their satisfaction with municipal services while also learning what residents want to see when it comes to new …


FOIA rules and changes discussed at council

Terry RogersGovernment

by Terry Rogers     Milford City Council continues to work out meeting protocol changes Milford City Council continued to discuss potential changes to the way meetings may be run in the future. City Solicitor David Rutt explained more details on how council could shift to a consent agenda as well as how Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rules applied …

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Milford Wellness Village leads fire company on tour

Terry RogersPolice & Fire

by Terry Rogers   Members of Carlisle Fire Company hear from administrators at Milford Wellness Village After purchasing the former Milford Memorial Hospital on Clarke Avenue, Nationwide Health Services made many changes to the building, updating equipment and reconfiguring some of the hallways to match the needs of their tenants. Now known as the Milford Wellness Village, the campus includes …

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Bayhealth receives “A” Safety Rating from Leapfrog

Terry RogersHealth

by Terry Rogers     Bayhealth’s Sussex County campus Leapfrog, an independent watchdog group, recently announced that they had awarded Bayhealth Sussex Campus with an “A” Safety Rating. It is the only hospital in Delaware to receive that high of a rating from the organization. “Hospitals do not request this review,” Elizabeth Harmon, Senior Communications Specialist with Leapfrog, said. “Leapfrog …

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Bucher wins Milford School Board Election

Terry RogersEducation, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     Matt Bucher was announced the winner of an open seat on Milford School District Board of Education The Department of Elections has announced that Matt Bucher has unofficially won the At-Large seat on Milford School District Board of Education. Bucher received 1217 votes (66.83 percent) compared to their challenger, Jalyn Powell, who received 604 votes …

Milford artist details two years living in Italy in new book

Terry RogersBusiness

by Terry Rogers     Rosemary Connelly’s new book details the two years she and her late husband, Bob, spent living in Italy One of the themes of Rosemary and Bob Connelly’s married life was to “live cheap and make art.” The couple always enjoyed traveling and knew that when they did retire, they would want to visit many exotic …

Walk Through the Past with historians

Terry RogersCulture

by Terry Rogers     Milford Museum is holding a Walk Through the Past where you can learn more about the Milford that looked like this If you have ever wondered about the history of some of the unique buildings found in the northern section of Milford, you can learn more at the “Walk Through the Past” event sponsored by …

Bullying statistics and procedures released by MSD

Terry RogersSchools

by Terry Rogers     Milford School District presented the school board with details on bullying prevention. Photo courtesy of Dee@Copper and Wild Milford School District Vice-President Rony Baltazar-Lopez requested that district staff provide the board with some information regarding bullying in the district. Dr. Jason Peel, Director of Human Resources and School Climate along with Dr. Brittany Hazzard, Supervisor …