Milford Businessowner concerned about unemployment claims

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Terri Rosetta, co-owner of Milford Diner says she has received at least a dozen unemployment claims for people who have never worked in their restaurant. Last week, Rosetta explained that she received three unemployment claims in one day for people she had never employed. A review of the claims revealed that all of them came from …

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School Board hears student progress statistics

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At their regular monthly meeting, Milford School District Board of Education heard information from district staff regarding student progress over the first two marking periods. The information was presented after a request was made at a previous meeting to determine how students were succeeding in the district with hybrid and virtual learning. Jen Hallman, Principal at Evelyn I. Morris Early …

As vaccinations begin for COVID-19, Delaware has opened a call center for those with questions

Milford School Board updated on teacher COVID vaccinations

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According to Dr. Jason Peel, Director of Human Services and School Climate at Milford School District, the State of Delaware has been very supportive of education staff when it comes to the availability of the COVID-19 vaccination. Dr. Peel explained that the state is also seeing a large increase the supply of vaccines making it easier for teachers and staff …

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Milford School Board hears projected 2021-22 enrollment figures

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On Mon., March 22, Milford School District Board of Education heard projected enrollment numbers for the 2021-22 school year. Dr. Kevin Dickerson, Superintendent, explained that enrollment projections would be critical as the district brings more students back into the classroom. “Our goal is to return all students back to the classroom next fall,” Dr. Dickerson said. “We also have a …

Milford Library provides annual report to City Council

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The Milford Public Library provided its annual report to Milford City Council, giving an brief synopsis of what the library had done over the past year. According to Kay Hudson, Director, the library has continued to operate during the pandemic. “We tried to determine how we could help people while we were closed due to the governor’s orders,” Hudson said. …

CCGM focused on getting businesses back to 100 percent after pandemic

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The Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milford is focused on getting businesses in Milford back up to 100 percent occupancy as quickly as possible as health officials work to get a handle on the COVID-19 pandemic. Although she did not have specific statistics about the impact the pandemic has had on Milford area businesses, Jo Schmeiser, Executive Director, stated that …

Former Milford artist creates portraits of COVID victims

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Margaret Bayalis, a resident of Milford for more than 40 years, says that when the COVID-19 pandemic began last spring, she and her husband, John, began isolating like many others around the country. Bayalis, who now lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, started spending more time painting in her home studio, producing oil paintings and exhibiting them at the Woodfield Fine …

Aquacare Physical Therapy expands protections against COVID

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Cara Konlian, MSPT, CEO, of Aquacare Physical Therapy and the Milford Lifestyle Fitness Center wants the Milford community  to know that they have expanded their ability to fight not only COVID-19 but also other viruses or bacteria that could make people ill. To protect clients using their facility, Aquacare Physical Therapy has invested in a …