Some are upset that the State Fair does not allow guns on the fairgrounds.

Del. gun advocate groups furious over State Fair weapons ban

Jarek Rutz Culture, Headlines

Gun owners and gun rights advocates are upset about a no-gun policy at the Delaware State Fair, even though the policy has been in place for decades. The addition of weapon detectors and screening devices at the fair entrance this year seemed to raise awareness of the policy. “The Delaware State Fair is now officially anti-gun,” read a statement from …

MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – July 18, 2023

Sonja Frey Milford-live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Milford Food Bank celebrates first culinary graduating class Delaware State Fair to open on Thursday Dolce reopens after renovations Click on the image below to view as a PDF

Delaware Thunder denied extension by State Fair

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

  The Delaware Thunder professional ice hockey team has been denied a contract extension to continue playing at the Centre Ice Rink located on the Delaware State Fairgrounds. The Thunder have played their home games since their inception in 2019.   After three seasons of playing their home games they are being denied a contract extension to keep playing their …

Teen builds baking business from scratch

Terry Rogers Business, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

At just 16 years old, Vincent “Vinnie” DiNatale is already making a name for himself in the baking industry. The owner of DiNatale Desserts, the 11th grader is also an accomplished figure skater, getting his schooling online so that he can skate during the day. “I started baking during COVID when everything shut down,” DiNatale said. “My skating rink closed …

Trace Adkins, Frank Reyes top off 2022 State Fair concert lineup

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Photo courtesy of Delaware State Fair. The Delaware State Fair has announced its final two headline acts for the 2022 Delaware Lottery Summer Concert Series at the M&T Bank Grandstand. Country music star Trace Adkins and Dominican bachata artist Frank Reyes will top off the star-studded list of acts that already includes Hank Williams Jr., Sam Hunt, Nelly, Toby Mac, …

John Carney, Tara Lang posing for a picture

Milford FFA wins awards at Delaware State Fair

Terry Rogers Education, Headlines

Milford FFA fair participants stand with Governor John Carney and Lt. Governor Bethany Hall Long at this year’s Delaware State Fair More than 28 Milford FFA members worked, studied and practiced in preparation for the 2021 Delaware State Fair. Each year, the fan allows for members to compete as a chapter, with a team or as individuals in many different …

Zack Williams cancels Fair show; fireworks moved to Friday night

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Zack Williams was forced to cancel his Delaware Fair show set for Saturday.     Saturday’s musical act at the Delaware State Fair was abruptly canceled after Tennessee-based artist Zach Williams announced he contracted COVID-19.  Williams’ set was to be followed by a fireworks display, which have been rescheduled to Friday, July 3 immediately after “An Evening with 38 Special,” …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – July 27, 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=”” title=”MilfordLive July 27″] This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines State Fair opened Thursday with honor-system COVID masking Culture …

Matthew Breyer et al. standing in a room

Student activist convinces State Fair to build more accessible bathroom

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A Thursday’s dedication of a handcap-accessible restroom at the Delaware State Fair are, from left, fair Treasurer Doug Crouse, Janet Butler, fair vice president Clark, student activist Jarrett Butler and State Sen. Dave Wilson.   One Delaware student appears to have a jump on a career as a lobbyist, as evidenced by his successful efforts to make the Delaware State …