Superheroes abound in downtown Milford for Third Thursday

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Downtown Milford was filled with superheroes on the most recent Third Thursday. The event, held every month on the third Thursday of the month, had downtown merchants open late, food trucks and live music as superheroes wandered around the streets. “This is such a great way for people to come out, meet up with friends, family and neighbors while also …

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WIIN to work with Arnett Muldrow on river plan

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The Waterways Infrastructure and Investment Network (WIIN) a coalition created between Slaughter Beach and the City of Milford to establish economic benefits surrounding the Mispillion River, Delaware Bay and tributaries has hired Arnett Muldrow to help them create branding and marketing strategy. The first of several focus groups were held recently in the City of Milford conference room, allowing stakeholders …

Comcast provides broadband, service details to council

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At a recent workshop, Chris Comer, Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs for the Comcast Beltway Region, provided Milford City Council with details on upgrades the company has made to their broadband system over the past two years as well as an explanation for why channels may change over time. Comer explained that the last two years have been difficult, …

Gilbert’s Tires, Wheels and Auto Accessories under new management

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The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, Mayor Archie Campbell, several members, friends and family recently celebrated a Ribbon Cutting for Gilberts Tires & Wheels. “Nothing has changed, just a few new faces,” Scott Calhoun, who took over the business from his parents Gilbert and Rebecca Calhoun. “It is hard to believe that it has been a year since I …

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New DMI director leading the charge for historic preservation

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At a recent Milford Conversation, Janne Collins, who recently accepted the position as Executive Director of Downtown Milford, inc., explained how historic preservation has been important to her since she grew up in a river town in Indiana with a large historic area. “I am from a little town called Vincennes, Indiana. It is on the Wabash River. It is …

Former teacher to start new career as brewery events coordinator

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After 25 years in education, Dr. Kevin DiCostanzo, a history teacher at Milford High School, has decided to leave the classroom and begin a new career at Mispillion River Brewing Company as their Events and Concessions Manager. DiCostanzo explained that this has taken his career full circle. “Strangely enough, I was a bartender first, back in 1988 and my eighth …

Milford Microtel celebrates one year anniversary

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The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, the City of Milford, several members, friends and family recently celebrated a one year anniversary Ribbon cutting at Microtel By Wyndham, Milford. “Microtel began as an economy chain, owned by Hilton,” Chad Moore of Beacon Hospitality said just before the hotel opened. “Wyndham purchased the properties and has operated them ever since. Beacon …

New history, eco-tour will focus on Mispillion River’s importance

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  A new six-hour Sussex County history and eco tour will give guests a look at the Dupont Nature Center, the Milford Museum, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center and the history of the Mispillion River, which connects them all. Delmarva Discovery Tours  of Milford has teamed up with those groups and Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford to offer a unique …

New History Eco-Tours Now Being Offered in Milford, Delaware

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Local tour company, Delmarva Discovery Tours, has teamed up with the Dupont Nature Center, the Milford Museum, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center and the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford to offer a unique history and eco-tour that focuses on history along the Mispillion River. “This was a collaborative effort between the five organizations to drive more tourism to Milford by …

Council approves change to former flower shop location

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Milford City Council approved a request from Clark Service Group to change the former Milford Florist location on North Walnut Street to a contractor’s establishment. Council was required to issue a conditional use for the property even though it was already zoned commercial. After rules for public hearings were read into the record by City Solicitor David Rutt, City Planner …