Ladybug Festival a huge success in downtown Milford

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After a two year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Ladybug Festival, sponsored by Downtown Milford Inc. in partnership with Gable Entertainment, was a phenomenal success. The downtown area was packed with people dancing in the street and enjoying music performed by female-led acts. “Ladybug was fantastic!” Miranda Collins, Events Manager for DMI said. “I especially love seeing the way …

Ladybug Festival Spotlight:  Lisa and Lori Brigantino

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Growing up in a musical family, the Lisa and Lori Brigantino began performing since they were small children. Their cousin, Felix Pappalardi, produced Cream and was the base player for Mountain, a band he also produced. Two more cousins are musical engineers, and their aunt was a barbershop music arranger. “We have a reel-to-reel recording of our family singing happy …

Ladybug Festival Spotlight:  REGOTHERESHEGO

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Performing at the Ladybug Music Festival for the first time, REGOTHRESHEGO will bring her electric style and flashing moods to the Arena’s stage on Saturday, July 30 at 4:30 PM. REGO explained that although she has a very laid back personality off stage, she uses her performances as an outlet to get feelings out. “I currently live in Philadelphia and …

Downtown Milford will go to the dogs on Thursday

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Third Thursday will have downtown Milford “going to the dogs” as Downtown Milford Inc. celebrates the “Dog Days of Summer.” The entire downtown area will have vendors and displays related to four-legged family members. “Canine Assisting Service Heroes (CASH) will be here,” Miranda Collins, Events Coordinator for DMI, said. “They are a nonprofit from VVA Chapter 850 and train dogs …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – June 28, 2022

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Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Council postpones vote on sprinkler requirement Culture CCGM raises funds to prevent childhood hunger Business DMI receives 2022 Main Street America accreditation Banners recognizing Milford’s military available from DMI Government & Politics Ground broken for Milton overpass Education McKenzie receives national recognition Teacher Academy …

Banners recognizing Milford’s military available from DMI

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Downtown Milford Inc. (DMI) revived their banner program throughout downtown and along the Riverwalk. The revitalization began around Christmas 2021 with colorful holiday themed banners. According to Joseph Phillips, chairman of the banner project, the City of Milford installed new hardware in order to attach the banners. “In the middle of the initial order and installation, we were contacted by …

DMI receives 2022 Main Street America accreditation

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Downtown Milford, Inc. is excited to announce that it has been designated as an Accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards. Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of Accredited programs to recognize their exceptional commitment to preservation-based economic development and community revitalization through the Main Street Approach™. “We are extremely proud to …

Superheroes abound in downtown Milford for Third Thursday

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Downtown Milford was filled with superheroes on the most recent Third Thursday. The event, held every month on the third Thursday of the month, had downtown merchants open late, food trucks and live music as superheroes wandered around the streets. “This is such a great way for people to come out, meet up with friends, family and neighbors while also …

Superheroes to visit downtown at the next Third Thursday

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On June 16 from 4:30 PM to 8 PM, downtown Milford will be the site of a superhero gathering. Downtown Milford Inc. (DMI) and Red Bandanna have partnered for the June Third Thursday event, inviting some of your favorite heroes to come into town and see what Milford has to offer. “I would really hate for our local superheroes to …

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Ladybug Festival plans triumphant return after two years

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The very popular Ladybug Festival, an event that showcases female musical artists, will return to downtown Milford after a two year cancellation due to the pandemic. The festival will be held throughout the downtown area on Saturday, July 30 from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM. The event is sponsored by Downtown Milford Inc. in conjunction with Gable Entertainment. “The bands …