MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – June 18, 2024

Sonja FreyMilford-live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Stories Include: City passes budget with 8.1% tax increase Shipyard task force requests $2.6 million from city EDGE grant goes to G&R Campground City budget contains funds for sidewalk repair Down Syndrome Association of Delaware to host Days of Summer Camp KSI’s Paths to PossAbilities 5K Event Enjoys Perfect Weather Click on the image below to view …

EDGE grant goes to G&R Campground

Terry RogersBusiness, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The oldest black-owned campground in the United States, G&R Campground was announced recently as a recipient of the Encouraging Development, Growth and Expansion (EDGE) Grant. The grant provides funds to promising early-stage businesses to level the playing field against larger, more established competitors. “Selected as one of over 100+ applicants in the small business entrepreneur competition, we pitched our business …

June Jam going strong after 46 years

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Delaware’s longest running outdoor music festival, June Jam, will return for its 46th year at G&R Campground in Houston, Delaware. The festival is planned for June 15 with the gates opening at 10 AM. This year’s event will be in honor of Bob Hartley, founding member of June Jam and president of the organization, who passed away in late April. …

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Still going strong, June Jam preparing the 45th

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

On Saturday, June 10, the G&R Campground in Houston will again be the site of June Jam, a large outdoor concert that is in its 45th year. The event, which began as a charity concert, will feature well-known local bands, food trucks and vendors. “The last few weeks are always crazy,” Lynn Fowler, Vice-President of the June Jam said. “Somehow, …