Former Governor Minner passes away

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Ruth Ann Minner. Photo courtesy of Delaware Public Archives. Former Governor Ruth Ann Minner, who served two terms as Delaware’s only female governor, died on Thursday, November 4. Minner overcame significant obstacles before being sworn in as governor and she was known for her toughness and strength. “She was a leader who had a real common touch,” Governor John Carney, …

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Remembering Jerry Thompson

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Dr. Gerald Wayne “Jerry” Thompson passes away Dr. Gerald “Jerry” Thompson, a beloved educator and band director, passed away on Tuesday, September 28. The news devastated many in Milford who remember him leading the band at Milford High School for many years. Memories of Thompson were shared across social media platforms as the news spread that a Milford icon had …