MR. MORIBUND’S THEATRE OF TERROR RETURNS FOR FIRST DOUBLE FEATURE SHOW

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The popular live show Mr. Moribund’s Theatre of Terror has announced its first double feature show at the Riverfront Theatre. The show will feature the 1958 horror classics Earth Vs. The Spider and The Brain Eaters, and show dates are Friday October 14th and Saturday the 15th. “This is our first ever double feature,” said show creator and performer W.J. …

Groundbreaking held for new Food Bank location

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Legislators, dignitaries and donors were on hand Thursday, September 29 in order to break ground on the new Food Bank of Delaware location in Milford. The new building will be constructed in the Milford Industrial Park across Airport Road from the current location and will include additional instruction space, larger volunteer areas as well as a community garden. “Our campaign …

Greater Milford Boys and Girls Club pool to get upgrades

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The Greater Milford Boys and Girls Club recently announced that the Richard M. Johnson Aquatic Center pool would be getting some upgrades, thanks to funding provided by the state bond bill. The upgrades will require the pool to be shut down for approximately one month. “The old pool lighting has been replaced with LED lighting,” Paul Dorey, Executive Director of …

Torbert artifacts donated to Milford Museum

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General Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, although born in Georgetown, has become one of Milford’s heroes. A decorated Civil War hero, fighting at the Battle of Gettysburg, Torbert was also appointed as U.S. Consul to El Salvador in 1869, U.S. Consul General in Havana in 1871 and U.S. Consul General in Paris in 1873. He and his wife, Mary Currey, lived …

Create a Colorful Face Mask at The 2022 Big Draw Festival

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Mispillion Art League announced that the 2022 Big Draw Festival DE, will offer free, family-friendly art activities on Park Ave. and N. Walnut St. in downtown Milford on Saturday, October 8, from 9 am to 3 pm. MAL is organizing this year’s theme, Come Back to Color (spelled ‘Colour’ in the UK), as a way for the community to gather …

Ghost Walk tickets go on sale October 1

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Milford Museum has announced tickets for their popular Ghost Walk event will begin for members on October 1. Tickets will be for sale to the general public on October 5 for the event planned for Saturday, October 22, 2022. “This year’s event is going to be much different than previous years,” Denise Curtis, Chairperson of the event, said. “We will …

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Plans underway for Milford Community Parade

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One of the most anticipated events of the fall season, the Milford Community Parade, is undergoing its final planning for this year. The theme for the upcoming parade, planned for October 19, 2022, is “Splish Splash.” “This year we will have a new marching band,” Charles Gray said. “And a new addition will be a totally rad Alex the Bear, …

Riverwalk Festival brings thousands to downtown Milford

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The largest outdoor festival in Milford lived up to its name on Saturday, September 17 with as many as 13,000 people attending the Riverwalk Freedom Festival. The event included a Pet-riotic Parade, pat park, a Red White and Brew Garden, live music and ended with a large firework display. “This year’s Riverwalk Freedom Festival was truly the best one yet,” …

Build a Sandcastle on Park Avenue at The 2022 Big Draw Festival 

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  Mispillion Art League (MAL), Milford’s community art resource, announced that it is once again hosting The 2022 Big Draw Festival! On Saturday, October 8, from 9 am to 3 pm, gather with us to celebrate the joy of color with this year’s theme—Come Back to Color. MAL will offer free, family-friendly art activities on Park Ave. and N. Walnut …

Trick or Treat night scheduled for Milford

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On Monday, September 12, Milford City Council voted unanimously to approve a resolution to designate Monday, October 31 as Trick or Treat Night in Milford. Children may trick or treat from 6 PM until 8 PM throughout the city. Trick or Treat is designed to be a fun festivity associated with Halloween, with children going door-to-door in costume to gather …