Ladybug Music Festival Spotlight:  Eljuri

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Cecilia Villar Eljurii, known professionally as Eljuri, is a singer/songwriter and guitarist who has been playing music since she was a small child. A Latina musician, she was born in South America and remembers the sounds of Afro-Cuban, rumba and flamenco music in her home growing up. She will be one of the headliners at the upcoming Ladybug Music Festival …

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New DMI director leading the charge for historic preservation

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At a recent Milford Conversation, Janne Collins, who recently accepted the position as Executive Director of Downtown Milford, inc., explained how historic preservation has been important to her since she grew up in a river town in Indiana with a large historic area. “I am from a little town called Vincennes, Indiana. It is on the Wabash River. It is …

First Third Thursday event a success

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Downtown Milford Inc.’s first Third Thursday event of the year was a success with many people wandering around Walnut Street, shopping in local stores, enjoying live music and eating at several food trucks. “We really did kind of put this together at the last minute,” Janne Collins, Executive Director of DMI, said. “I think from the time we decided to …

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Milford Bug and Bud Festival returns after two years

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by Terry Rogers   After the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the event for two years in a row, Downtown Milford Inc.’s Bug and Bud Festival returned on Saturday, April 30. This year’s event was slightly smaller than in year’s past as there was less time to plan a large event with the uncertainty of the virus. “The weather was perfect, and …

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City of Milford, Downtown Milford, Inc. to Unveil Photo Stop

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The City of Milford and DMI will unveil a photostop on Walnut Street The City of Milford and Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI) will unveil a new #photostop in the heart of Downtown Milford – the Mispillion River, which splits the city into two counties – Kent and Sussex – on Saturday, May 21 at 11am.  The public is invited to …

DMI Design Committee holds wreath sale

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DMI’s Design Committee is conducting a wreath fundraiser for “Milford in Bloom” Partnering with Three Rivers Wreath & Plant Company, Downtown Milford Inc.’s (DMI) Design Committee is offering fresh and fragrant wreaths, garlands, swags and kissing balls for the holiday season. The Design Committee created “Milford in Bloom,” which provides downtown with the annual installation of flowers on lamp posts …