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MSD first days of school successful

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Milford School District students leave school after their first week On Tuesday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 8, Milford School District students returned to in-person classroom learning for the first time since March 2020. The district says that only a small number of students are still learning remotely. “We had a great first day in all of our schools,” Dr. …

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Dover woman supports others diagnosed with breast cancer

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Purnima Dixit now helps other women who received the same devastating breast cancer diagnosis she did   Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 soon after moving to Dover from New York, Purnima Dixit contacted Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition soon after her treatment was determined to see what services they had available. Since that time, Dixit has worked with the Peer …

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Milford High School holds Senior Awards Ceremony

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MHS staff prepares for the Annual Senior Awards Ceremony On June 9, Milford High School celebrated outstanding seniors in an award ceremony. The ceremony was held in Brigg’s Stadium and also live streamed for those who wished to see members of the Class of 2021 receive awards. Students named to the Academic Hall of Fame included Allison Benton, Kayla Clausen, …

Council reviews final version of budget during workshop

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City Council reviewed a final version of the FY2021-22 budget which includes a tax increase. A workshop was held for Milford City Council in order to review the final version of the FY2021-22 budget. The final version discussed on June 7 will be presented for vote on June 14 at the regular council meeting. It includes a tax increase of …

Milford Community Pantry provides more than food for those in need

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Milford Community Pantry offers more than just food to those in need. Diapers are also available. The Milford Community Food Pantry, housed in the Avenue United Methodist Church, offers more than just food to those who have fallen on hard times. According to Tita Lewis, a volunteer at the pantry, the project began more than 30 years ago. “We started …

City of Milford enters agreement for possible purchase of land for industrial/business park

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Aerial view of Fry Farm purchased by the City of Milford as an industrial park The City of Milford City Council recently authorized City Manager Mark Whitfield to negotiate the possible purchase of the 182-acre R&C Fry Farms LP on the corner of Rt. 14 and Rt. 15 (Canterbury Road) in the northwest section of the city for the purpose …

The Honorable Reneta Green-Streett is sworn in as Superior Court Judge

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The Honorable Reneta Green-Streett is sworn in as a Judge of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware The Honorable Reneta Green-Streett was sworn in as a Judge of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 3 p.m. in a small, private ceremony at the Kent County Courthouse in Dover. Judge Green-Streett …

City Council continues to discuss proposed FY21-22 budget

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After hearing presentations by City Manager, Mark Whitfield, City Financial Director, Lou Vitola and department heads of the FY2021-22 budget last week, Milford City Council held a workshop on May 24 to discuss the proposal, which totals $47.7 million, an 8.43 percent increase from FY2020-21. The proposal also includes a potential 14.13 percent tax increase as well as a possible …

Promoting local shopping and dining, 3rd Thursday is back in Milford

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Downtown Milford is literally springing back to life with its monthly 3rd Thursday event.  The event is held every third Thursday of each month to promote shopping at the small businesses in the downtown riverwalk area. Like much of everything last year, 3rd Thursday was shut down due to the pandemic. The event roared back to life with a solid …

City Council reviews Southeast Milford Transportation Improvement District

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In March, the City of Milford entered into an agreement with DelDOT to review the area surrounding the new Bayhealth Sussex Campus and make suggestions on how to improve traffic flow. The Southeast Milford Transportation Improvement District (TID) was created using traffic studies, software and other tools to predict what traffic would look like up through 2045 if the area …