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Milford Conversation returns in June

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The Milford Conversation, an informal gathering of those who want to see Milford grow and prosper, is resuming, effective Thursday, June 13, 2024, at 8:30 AM.  The meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church, 101 S. Walnut Street in Milford. Although this meeting will be held on the second Thursday, future meetings are scheduled for the second Thursday morning of …

Thousands visit downtown Milford for festival

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The first large festival of the year took place on Saturday, April 27 and almost 10,000 people packed the downtown area. The festival included over 200 vendors, a free Kid’s Zone, a train and petting zoo plus much more. “We could not be happier at how well this day turned out,” Shelby DiCostanzo, President of DMI said. “Despite the cool …

Bit o’Irish brings crowds to Milford

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Milford was teeming with people sporting their shamrocks and green garb for the Downtown Milford Inc. (DMI) Pub Crawl. Almost 1,000 people wandered around downtown, checking out bars, restaurants and even a few businesses offering tastings, drink and food specials along with music. Two buses transported revelers from the downtown area to Surf and Turf, Mispillion River Brewing and EasySpeak …

MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – March 12, 2024

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This Week’s Top Headlines Include: New details emerge from police into Milford School District’s closure LeBright becomes DMI Executive Director Need a charge? Milford shows off its 2 EV stations downtown Two senators battle over dueling school safety resolutions Great Stuff: Walk in for a deal, walk out with new friends Click on the image below to view the PDF

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LeBright becomes DMI Executive Director

Terry RogersBusiness, Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

After searching for a new Executive Director after the retirement of Janne Collins in February, Downtown Milford, Inc discovered that the person they needed in the job was right under their noses. On March 5, 2024, the board voted to hire Sara Isaacs LeBright as the Executive Director of the organization. “We received a few resumes, but after watching Sara …

MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – March 5, 2024

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This Week’s Top Headlines Include: New Milford middle school has 4 finalists for name change Mayor: No vote on homeless village, but it won’t be downtown Slip into 1920s with Cured Plate’s unique dining experience DMI shifts Third Thursday to First Friday Milford Parks and Recreation announces spring sports Federal grant will put more behavioral health officers on road Click …

DMI shifts Third Thursday to First Friday

Terry RogersBusiness, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Downtown Milford Inc. recently changed its popular Third Thursday events to First Friday, partly because Friday kicks off the weekend and most adults are aren’t working Saturday and children are out of school. , Third Thursdays began as a way to encourage more people to visit, shop and dine downtown. “Although we found that Third Thursday was a great way for …

Community Clean Up seeking volunteers and sponsors

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford (CCGM), Downtown Milford Inc. (DMI) and the City of Milford have partnered for the 4th Annual Community Clean-Up. The event is planned for April 13, 2024, from 8 to 10:30 AM and will be held rain or shine. “About five years ago when the Executive Director of DMI along with the President of …

MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – January 2, 2024

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This Week’s Top Headlines Include: TJ Webb holds book signing The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jammin’ January kicks off in downtown Milford City charter changes discussed at workshop Police chief requests additional personnel Click on the image below to view as a PDF

Jammin’ January kicks off in downtown Milford

Terry RogersBusiness, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

With the holiday season behind us, Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI) hopes to keep the excitement going downtown with a brand new event, Jammin’ January. For the month of January, downtown merchants will offer specials, whether it be fun entertainment, crafts or specialty items. “It seemed like this holiday season was extra special downtown,” Janne Collins, Executive Director of DMI said. …