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Lewes man flies flag below black pants to honor U.S. soldiers

Government, Headlines

Lewes resident Harry Farreny says he will fly the U.S. flag this way for 13 weeks to honor soldiers killed in Afghanistan.     A Lewes man said he’s flying a pair of pants above the American flag in his front lawn to protest the Biden presidency and express his discontent with Biden’s handling of the military withdrawal from Afghanistan. …

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Student activist convinces State Fair to build more accessible bathroom

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 …

Smyrna’s Laney to make WNBA All-Star debut July 14

Headlines, Sports

Betnijah Laney New York Liberty WNBA All Star from Smyrna Delaware   The 2021 WNBA All-Star game will once again star a Delaware high school hoops legend, and no, it is not Elena Delle Donne.  Betnijah Laney has been a rising star in the WNBA over the past two seasons & will represent Team WNBA in Las Vegas on July …

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Horseshoe Crab & Shorebird Festival back on for Saturday in Milton

Culture, Headlines

    Organizers are hoping the third time’s the charm for the popular Horseshoe Crab & Shorebird Festival in historic downtown Milton, which has been rescheduled for this Saturday, June 19. Having been nixed last year due to the coronavirus pandemic and suffering a last-minute cancellation on Memorial Day Weekend because of inclement weather, this popular early summer festival finally …

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Milford’s Benvenuto invites mixologists to compete in the Thirsty Games

Food & Dining, Headlines

Milford’s Benvenuto restaurant brings mixologist Brian Van Flandern to town for cocktail events this summer   Milford’s Benvenuto is not your average Italian restaurant.  Yes, the family-owned eatery embraces the cuisine and ambiance of Tuscany. But it also delivers the unexpected. “We change what we do all the time,” said owner Lisa Johnson. In winter, for instance, guests can attend wine …

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Milford LIVE Weekly Review – June 8, 2021

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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.   This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Council reviews final version of budget during workshop Culture June Jam scheduled for …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – June 1, 2021

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Open the Weekly Review PDF Here This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Milford School Board hears tax rate presentation Culture Milford Food Bank location to construct new building Education Milford School District receives federal COVID-19 funding Business East Gate Farm opens for second season Avery Properties to renovate historic building Government & Politics Milford moves forward with TID Plan City …

Another sign of normalcy: Milford’s 3rd Thursday events return

Business, Entertainment

Crowds welcomed 3rd Thursday back after its COVID-19 hiatus.   Downtown Milford sprang back to life in a big way this month with the return of its 3rd Thursday event.  A solid turn-out of people shopping, grabbing a bite to eat, or catching up with friends and acquaintances in the downtown Riverwalk area welcomed its return May 20. With two …