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Merry and scary ways to celebrate fall and Halloween

Halloween and harvest events kick into high gear this weekend, with trunk and treats popping up like pumpkin patches. Here’s some of the things going on. Reservations are highly recommended or required for these Halloween and fall events, all adapted to...

Downtown Milford prepares to celebrate holidays with multiple events

Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI) and the City of Milford are pleased to announce the events scheduled for the 2020 Holiday Season.  In an effort to prevent overcrowding, events have been modified, reduced and in some cases cancelled.  COVID courtesies...

Gaffney Joins New York State Ballet

by Terry Rogers    A Facebook post created by the New York State Ballet on October 7 highlighted a new dancer joining the company for the 2020-21 season. Nova Gaffney, who grew up in Milford with her seven siblings and is...

Brightway Commons Inspection Reveals Mold

by Terry Rogers     Loleta Belfast knew something wasn’t right with her apartment in Brightway Commons. The apartment management company had already moved her from one building to another after the panel of her HVAC unit was removed and they found...

Young field hockey team aims for consistency

  By Kevin Eickman Coming off a 6-9 season last year and a young team overall, Milford High School field hockey coach Andrea McPike is looking for one thing first and foremost, consistency. “We have a great deal of underclassmen who...

Run for the Arts Planned for Halloween Weekend

by Terry Rogers     Mispillion Art League is not letting a pandemic stop their annual Run for the Arts. The 3rd Annual Run for the Arts will be a virtual event held October 31 through November 1, giving each participant 48...

Milford’s Webb Competes for Delaware Teacher of the Year

by Terry Rogers     On Tuesday, October 13, Kimberly Webb, a 4th Grade teacher at Lulu Ross Elementary School, competed for the title of 2021 Delaware Teacher of the Year. The ceremony was held virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic....

Walton Brings Cheer to Passing Motorists

by Terry Rogers     Bill Walton, who is well known in the local arts community, recalled a friend sending him a photo about three or four years ago of someone holding an inspirational sign at an intersection, telling Walton that it...

Milford seeks Certificate of Necessity for Lakeview property

by Terry Rogers     Since 2013, the Milford Middle School building located on Lakeview Avenue has remained closed. Initially, it was believed that the school could not be rehabilitated and would need to be demolished. Two referendums requesting funds to demolish...

Elks MVS scholarships now open

School is just starting, but it is already time for seniors to apply for scholarships. The Elks Most Valuable Student (MVS) award has one of the earliest scholarship deadlines of any major scholarship. The application is now open and...
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Milford School District reviews policy changes

At the regular meeting of the Milford School District Board of Education, several policy changes and updates were reviewed....

Scott Fitzgerald appointed to MSD Board of Education

On Monday, Jan. 25, Milford School District Board of Education appointed Scott Fitzgerald to complete the term of Judy Purcell who vacated a seat...

Carlisle Fire Company explains funding to Council

At a workshop prior to the regular Milford City Council meeting, Tor Hazzard, President, and Duane Fox, member of Carlisle Fire Company presented information...

Bucs take down Smyrna

This was a week that Milford wrestling coach Don Parsley had circled on the calendar. The week would start on the road against a...

Bicentennial fire hydrant artist passes away

Rhoda Friedman, the artist responsible for painting Milford’s fire hydrants during the 1976 Bicentennial celebration, passed away on Jan. 4, 2021 at the age...
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