Dancing in the Streets for Melody Planned

By Terry Rogers On September 22, 2016, Melody Booker-Wilkins, Sussex County Director of Economic Development, lost her battle with cancer. Everyone who knew her spoke of her infectious laugh, her witty sense of humor and her concern for others. In her honor, the Melody Joy Foundation was created to help spread her love of laughter […]

Riverwalk Freedom Festival Announces Changes

By Terry Rogers Plans are underway for the 17th Annual Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival scheduled for Saturday, September 9, 2017. This year, the event will be held entirely on one day, starting at 9 AM and culminating with fireworks at dark. “I am very proud to be part of Milford’s largest outdoor festival,” Angela Dorey, Chairman […]

The Weekly Review – July 25, 2017

Read this week’s edition at https://milfordlive.com/review/WeeklyReviewJuly25,2017.pdf The headlines of the week for Milford: Dancing in Streets for Melody planned;DE State Fair opens gates for 2017, 98th time; Dunkin’ Donuts to open on Route 113; City adopts new tax collection procedure; Riverwalk Freedom Festival announces changes; ‘GREASE is the word’ at Riverfront Theatre; MSD approves 2018 preliminary budget; […]

DE State Fair Opens Gates for 2017

With a weekend full of entertainment and excitement the Delaware State Fair opened its gates on Thursday, July 20 and will run through Saturday, July 19. The streets of the Harrington Raceway & Casino were filled with families this weekend hoping to enjoy music, food, carnival rides and the numerous sites the Delaware State Fair […]

School District Approves 2018 Preliminary Budget

On Thursday, July 20, 2017, Milford School District Board of Education approved a preliminary budget for the 2018-19 School Year. Prior to the approval of the budget, Dr. Kevin Dickerson, Superintendent, and Sara Croce, Chief Financial Officer, explained how the district was managing the budget with over $700,000 in cuts from state funding. “In anticipation […]

Dunkin’ Donuts To Open on Route 113

By Terry Rogers On Monday, June 26, City Council approved a zoning request from KP Realty Holdings to convert a building that was built for the former Sonic location into a Dunkin’ Donuts. The current building, which is 1,840 square feet would be expanded into a 5,974-square foot building. “Dunkin’ Donuts would be located in […]

School District Found in Violation of FOIA

By Terry Rogers On July 7, 2017, the Delaware Attorney General’s Office found Milford School District and the Citizen’s Budget Oversight Committee (CBOC) in violation of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) after a complaint was filed by Gloria Markowitz, a Milford resident. The complaint stemmed from a June 2016 meeting where the Milford School […]

The Weekly Review – July 18, 2017

Read this week’s edition at https://milfordlive.com/review/WeeklyReviewJuly18,2017.pdf The headlines of the week for Milford: TSgt Darlin’s return surprises son; ‘Topping Out’ Ceremony celebrates milestone; MSD lowers taxes, discusses upcoming budget; Delaware passes balanced budget; Delaware State Fair to open July 20; SSP announces 2018 theatre season; Milford’s Night Out, Aug. 1; Airport Road rehabilitation began July 17; Adventure Local: outdoor cool ; PLUS SPORTS including Hudson named […]

Delaware State Fair to Open July 20

By Terry Rogers On July 20, the Delaware State Fair kicks off in Harrington, marking the 98th year the fair has been in operation. The fair has come a long way from its humble beginnings in 1919. The idea to create a fair in downstate Delaware started with a group of Harrington residents who were […]

TSgt Darlin’s Return Surprises Son

On Sunday, July 16 TSgt Jennifer Darlin returned home to Milford after her six month deployment in Qatar. It was at the eleven o’clock service at Calvary United Methodist Church that the Darlin family and congregation surprised Darlin’s son Colton during the Children’s Sermon. Pastor Dr. Paul Isaacs explained the day’s sermon to a group of […]

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