Park amenities groundbreaking ceremony planned for Saturday, March 4th

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Rendering of playground planned for downtown Milford park

The City of Milford announced that it will be hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for the new pickleball courts and children’s playground at the Memorial Park on Washington Street (across from the Milford Library parking lot) this Saturday, March 4th at 11:30 a.m.

Council approved the award of the bid for this project at their September 26, 2022 meeting in the amount of $705,781 to be funded through a combination of existing funding sources totaling $699,344 and $6,437 in general fund reserves remaining from FY22 CIP 211. The project is expected to be completed in early summer.

The City of Milford, incorporated in 1807 and located in Kent and Sussex Counties along the Mispillion River, is home to 11,000+ year-round residents, 500+ retail businesses and non-profits, local restaurants, parks, trails, small town events, major healthcare providers, an historic shipyard, and its own school district.  Known throughout the state as River Town, Art Town, Home Town, the City celebrates the beauty of its natural resources, the ingenuity of its people and its commitment to quality of life.


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