MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – December 5, 2023

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This Week’s Top Headlines Include: City of Milford to Cut Ribbon on New Police Department Funds being raised for house fire victims Music School of Delaware has new leader after 24 years Patients Informed About Potential Impact of DMS Data Breach MHS Student receives Athlete Academic Award Click on the image below to view as a PDF

Strollers celebrate the season in downtown Milford

Terry RogersBusiness, Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Other than Santa’s arrival, the Holiday Stroll is the highlight of the holiday season in downtown Milford. Live music and entertainment, vendors offering a wide range of gift options, specials in retail outlets and restaurants, a bonfire with free s’mores and a live nativity were just some of the fun things to do this year. “This is such a great …

Small Business Saturday kicks off the holiday season in downtown Milford

Terry RogersBusiness, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Although Black Friday is historically known as the day holiday shopping begins in earnest, Small Business Saturday is a day set aside for those looking for that special gift to shop in small businesses instead of big box stores. Downtown Milford Inc. (DMI) has many events planned that for Small Business Saturday to encourage everyone to shop at our unique …

Holiday Stroll plans underway

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Planning for the annual DMI Holiday Stroll is underway and, according to Sonja Koeller, organizer of the event, most of the planning is complete. The event, planned for December 2 from 3 to 8, includes a few new events for 2023. “We are adding an Ugly Sweater Contest the day of the stroll,” Koeller said. “What we are asking people …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – Nov. 29, 2022

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Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Holiday Stroll planned for December 3 Benvenuto to hold 15th Annual Toy Drive Culture Busy December planned at Milford Library Milford Museum receives Santa donation Milford woman to perform at Carnegie Hall Business The Village and Venue to open in former Keir building Gallery …

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New DMI director leading the charge for historic preservation

Terry RogersBusiness, Culture, Delaware Nonprofits, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

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 …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – December 7, 2021

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This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Milford Church of God to hold live nativity Culture Holiday Stroll a success Delaware State Parks annual pass, surf fishing permit sales delayed Business Small Business Saturday successful in Milford Government & Politics Samaroo joins City Council Boys and Girls Club agreement approved by City Council Despite charges, McGuiness ranks second nationally on transparency …

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Holiday Stroll a success

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines

by Terry Rogers   Milford’s Holiday Stroll, sponsored by Downtown Milford Inc., was a success for 2021. The stroll was replaced with a holiday market in 2020 in order to meet guidelines to protect people from COVID-19. For the first time, the stroll was held on Saturday rather than Friday. This year’s stroll included a Holiday Market with vendors, specials …