City passes balanced budget with small tax increase

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

On Monday, June 13, Milford City Council passed a balanced budget for FY2022-23. The $53.8 million budget included a one cent per $100 of assessed value increase in property taxes to offset the removal of $100,000 in real estate transfer taxes that used to be used to balance the budget. Property taxes will increase by one cent per $100 of …

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Milford Wellness Village leads fire company on tour

Terry Rogers Police & Fire

by Terry Rogers   Members of Carlisle Fire Company hear from administrators at Milford Wellness Village After purchasing the former Milford Memorial Hospital on Clarke Avenue, Nationwide Health Services made many changes to the building, updating equipment and reconfiguring some of the hallways to match the needs of their tenants. Now known as the Milford Wellness Village, the campus includes …

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Carlisle presents annual report to Council

Terry Rogers Police & Fire

by Terry Rogers     Rising costs of apparatus like these as well as rising salary costs have led to Carlisle Fire Company requesting additional funds from city council Carlisle Fire Company presented its annual report to Milford City Council on Monday, March 28. According to President Ryan Knowles and Treasurer Joe Morris, the fire company has seen a significant …

Photos: Milford screams back to life with community parade

Jonathan Budler Culture, Headlines

It was ghosts and goblins abound, along with Michael Meyers and other spooky characters, as Milford held its first community parade for the first time since 2018. Thousands of people lined up along Walnut Street waiting for the first October parade that was hampered by COVID-19 and rain in the past. As the sun went down, the parade kicked off …

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Carlisle Fire Department uses Bayhealth house for training

Jonathan Budler Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Police & Fire

The Carlisle Fire Department trains on a house on Cedar Creek Road. (Jonathan Budler) Carlisle Fire Company members trained over the weekend at a house on Cedar Creek Road, donated by Bayhealth. “We are training like our lives depend on this, because they actually do,” says Fire Chief Ryan Knowles, noting that the training helps prevent mistakes that cause injury …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – September 7, 2021

Sonja Frey Milford-live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”https://milfordlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/MilfordLive-Sept-7-2021-1.pdf” title=”MilfordLive Sept 7-2021″] This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Ladybug Festival cancelled for second consecutive year Culture Project WIIN Report creates economic value of environmental assets …

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Carlisle Fire Company to receive enhancement funds

Terry Rogers Headlines, Police & Fire

Carlisle Fire Company receives approval to use Building Enhancement Funds Milford City Council recently approved a request from Carlisle Fire Company to transfer $100,000 from the company’s Building Enhancement Fund which is managed by the city. The funds will be used for a variety of capital improvement products. “We plan to purchase industrial fans for our engine bay to circulate …

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Support First Responders Night planned at Fur Baby

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Carlisle Fire Company will have Ladder 42 on display at the Support First Responder Touch a Truck event Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and continuing restrictions on events in Bicentennial Park, the annual Milford Night Out event could not be scheduled for this year. In an effort to continue support first responders, Fur Baby Pet Resort is sponsoring a …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – July 13, 2021

Sonja Frey Milford-live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”https://milfordlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/MilfordLive-July-13-2.pdf” title=”MilfordLive July 13-2″] This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Milford lowers school tax for fifth year in a …

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Carlisle Fire Company holds drill in downtown Milford

Betsy Price Headlines, Police & Fire

Carlisle Fire Company holds drill in downtown Milford (Photo courtesy of Glenn Gillespie) On July 6, visitors to downtown Milford were treated to a display of the new ladder truck, Tower 42, which was recently placed in service with Carlisle Fire Company. The volunteer fire department held a drill to test the maneuverability of the new apparatus. “We wanted to …