Love history? Milford Historical Society needs your help

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Milford Historical Society is looking to expand its volunteer base in order to open the museum to the public more often. Volunteers are needed to conduct tours of the Parson Thorne Mansion and to assist with events designed to raise funds to preserve one of the oldest buildings in Milford. “We are listening to the public who claim the mansion …

Milford VFW seeking new members

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The Milford VFW Blue Hen Post 6483 offers many services to veterans, including assistance in filing VA paperwork, social gatherings and a place where those who have lived through war can share experiences with people who understand. One of the ways the VFW is reaching out is at it’s Tiki Hut, an outdoor bar overlooking Haven Lake. “The Tiki Bar …

Mr. Moribund’s Theatre Of Terror returns to the Riverfront Theatre

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The popular live show Mr. Moribund’s Theatre of Terror has announced their July “Summer Screamer” show at the Riverfront Theatre. The show will feature the 1961 horror classic “The Curse of the Doll People,” and show dates are Friday, july 26th, and Saturday the 27th. “This is the first Mexican horror movie that will be shown at the Theatre of …

Wilson Garners Hall Nod

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  By Kevin Eickman O.T., it was as simple as that. During his time as a Milford Buccaneer, that was Octavion Wilson’s moniker. While it may be only two letters, the person was and is so much more than that. I had the pleasure of being on the sidelines when Wilson was a star of the Milford team. While unassuming, …

Village Primary Care to open in Milford Wellness Village

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One of the latest additions to Milford Wellness Village is Village Primary Care, offering exceptional, patient-centered healthcare in the Milford community. The permanent location of Village Primary Care is still under construction, so they will open at a temporary location at 21 West Clarke Street, Suite 1610 in Milford. “Our mission is to elevate healthcare experienced by fostering a conversation …

Greenwell retires from KSI, Dufendach hired

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Jim Greenwell, Vice President of Finance and Technology at Kent-Sussex Industries will retire at the end of July after over 30 years in corporate financial management. Greenwell retired from DuPont in 2008 and served as Business Manager at Delaware Technical and Community College Terry Campus in Dover. In 2010, Greenwell answered an online advertisement for a comptroller at KSI which …

Delaware Humanities offers virtual Community Conversations

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Delaware Humanities offers a virtual Community Conversation program designed to explore ideas through conversation with others. Unlike a speaker program, a Community Conversation involves active participation fo all audience members. The programs have a trained conversation leader who guides participants as they explore why they think what they do, share stores with one another, build trust and find common ground. …

Massotti sworn in as school board member

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On Monday, July 1, at their annual reorganization meeting, Jennifer Massotti was sworn in to a two-year term on the Milford School District Board of Education. Massotti has served on the board since May 2023 when she ran unopposed for a one-year special election after Kris Thompson stepped down from the board after moving out of the district. Massotti was …

MSD lowers tax rate for eighth straight year

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Milford School District voted to lower the Kent County school tax rate from $1.6593 per $100 of assessed property value to $0.2807 per $100 value after receiving reassessed property values from that county. The rate in Sussex also dropped from $4.6503 to $4.4556 per $100 of assessed. “We received final information from Kent County that we are basing this off …

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Council approves First State Inspection contract

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At a recent meeting, Milford City Council approved rate increases and a slight expansion in the contract with First State Inspection Agency (FSIA). The city has used the inspection agency since 2017 as an on-call option to cover when city building inspectors are overloaded or out of the office. The new contract includes changes in the fee structure used by …