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Festival funding approved by council

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by Terry Rogers Two popular Milford festivals received funding from City Council Two popular festivals received funding from Milford City Council at a recent meeting. The Ladybug Festival, sponsored by Downtown Milford Inc. (DMI), which has been cancelled the past two years due to the pandemic, will receive $30,000 as will the Riverwalk Freedom Festival, sponsored by the Chamber of …

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Ladybug Festival cancelled for second consecutive year

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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

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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 …