Delaware sees 1,000+ new COVID-19 cases four days in a row

Headlines, Health

Delaware broke its all-time record for new daily cases of COVID-19. One day later, it broke the record again. Photo by Sam Johnson/Pixabay. The day after Delaware broke its all-time record for new daily cases of COVID-19, the record was broken again. On Christmas Eve, 1,587 Delawareans tested positive for the virus. The previous state record was 1,393 on Dec. …

Mama Maria’s to giveaway gift bags to thank the community

Business, Headlines

On December 23, Mama Maria’s will giveaway 1500 pannetone similar to this as a thank you to the community by Terry Rogers   In April 2020, in the very early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Franco and Sal Laragione, owners of Mama Maria’s in Milford and Dewey Beach, began giving away meal kits at no cost to help those who …

Sussex County hospitals such as Bayhealth in Milford are at their 'high water' marks for COVID patients.

Bayhealth discusses Sussex County growth, COVID and staffing

Headlines, Health

Bayhealth Sussex Campus discussed COVID-19, staffing issues and the growth of Sussex County at a recent meeting At a recent meeting of Milford Conversation, a group of organizations and businesses that gather each month to discuss the Milford area, Stacy Naylor, Physician Recruiter for Bayhealth, talked about how the medical facility had managed through the COVID-19 pandemic, Milford’s growth and …

Milford School District discusses growth, COVID and referendum

Education, Headlines

Milford Conversation, a group that meets monthly to discuss issues facing organizations and businesses in the Milford area, began meeting in person again at the First Presbyterian Church of Milford on Thursday, October 7. Milford School District Chief Finance Officer Dr. Sara Croce and Trish Gerken, Public Information Officer provided the group with information regarding the district’s growth, their COVID-19 …

Milford School District approves voluntary COVID rapid testing option

Headlines, Schools

Milford School District voted Monday, September 20 to approve the use of COVID rapid testing for students and staff. The testing is free, and parents would be required to give consent for their child to be tested. Children whose parents signed them up for the program would be tested weekly or bi-weekly in an effort to identify asymptomatic students. “Should …

City of Milford Announces Community Grant Program

Government & Politics, Headlines

The City of Milford is offering grants to non-profits as part of their ARPA funding The City of Milford Council recently approved the use of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) funding for a Community Grant Program. The City of Milford is receiving $6.33 million in ARPA funding in two installments – one was received in June 2021 and …

MSD welcomes students on Meet and Greet Day

Education

Benjamin Banneker, Lulu M. Ross and Mispillion Elementary Schools offered students the opportunity to meet their teacher and see their classroom on Thursday, September 2. Milford Central Academy held an open house and tech tutorials while Milford High School held a schedule release on September 2. This is the first time in over a year that all students are being …

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Ladybug Festival cancelled for second consecutive year

Culture, Headlines

DMI’s Ladybug Festival has been cancelled for the second consecutive year. Downtown Milford Inc. and Gable Music Ventures announced this week that they are cancelling the Ladybug Festival scheduled for October 2, 2021, in Milford. This is the second year the event has been cancelled due to the pandemic. “With this event being open and free to attend, it’s not …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – August 24, 2021

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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/2021/08/MilfordLive-Aug-24-2021.pdf” title=”MilfordLive Aug 24-2021″] This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Parents speak out about mask mandates at MSD school board meeting Culture Milford woman creates foundation for …

Parents speak out about mask mandates at MSD school board meeting

Headlines, Schools

Milford School District’s regular monthly Board of Education meeting had many parents speaking out against Govern John Carney’s mandate that masks be worn inside school buildings whenever children were present. The mandate includes students and staff when school is in session and in meetings where children are present. School Board President Jason Miller began the meeting by announcing that many …