DMI funding approval tabled

Government, Headlines

On Monday, October 11, Sara Pletcher, Economic Development and Community Engagement Coordinator for the City of Milford, provided City Council with a request from Downtown Milford Inc. (DMI) regarding an annual funding agreement approved by council during the budget process. According to Pletcher, the city approved $45,860 in funding for DMI during the budget process. “The agreement signed by the …

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Ladybug Festival cancelled for second consecutive year

Culture, Headlines

DMI’s Ladybug Festival has been cancelled for the second consecutive year. Downtown Milford Inc. and Gable Music Ventures announced this week that they are cancelling the Ladybug Festival scheduled for October 2, 2021, in Milford. This is the second year the event has been cancelled due to the pandemic. “With this event being open and free to attend, it’s not …

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Funding for Laydbug Festival approved

Culture

The Ladybug Festival will return to downtown Milford on October 2 (Photo courtesy of the City of Milford) In one of her last official duties as DMI President, Peggy Reilly submitted a request to Milford City Council for $30,000 in funding for the Ladybug Festival, scheduled for October 2 in downtown Milford. Reilly explained that DMI bylaws only allowed a …