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Citizen survey results released

Government

by Terry Rogers     A survey sent to Milford residents revealed reductions in satisfaction in some areas In January, Milford residents were asked to complete a National Community Survey, a questionnaire created by a nationally benchmarked survey company designed to gauge their satisfaction with municipal services while also learning what residents want to see when it comes to new …

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FOIA rules and changes discussed at council

Government

by Terry Rogers     Milford City Council continues to work out meeting protocol changes Milford City Council continued to discuss potential changes to the way meetings may be run in the future. City Solicitor David Rutt explained more details on how council could shift to a consent agenda as well as how Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rules applied …

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Milford Wellness Village leads fire company on tour

Police & Fire

by Terry Rogers   Members of Carlisle Fire Company hear from administrators at Milford Wellness Village After purchasing the former Milford Memorial Hospital on Clarke Avenue, Nationwide Health Services made many changes to the building, updating equipment and reconfiguring some of the hallways to match the needs of their tenants. Now known as the Milford Wellness Village, the campus includes …

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Bayhealth receives “A” Safety Rating from Leapfrog

Health

by Terry Rogers     Bayhealth’s Sussex County campus Leapfrog, an independent watchdog group, recently announced that they had awarded Bayhealth Sussex Campus with an “A” Safety Rating. It is the only hospital in Delaware to receive that high of a rating from the organization. “Hospitals do not request this review,” Elizabeth Harmon, Senior Communications Specialist with Leapfrog, said. “Leapfrog …

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Bucher wins Milford School Board Election

Education, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     Matt Bucher was announced the winner of an open seat on Milford School District Board of Education The Department of Elections has announced that Matt Bucher has unofficially won the At-Large seat on Milford School District Board of Education. Bucher received 1217 votes (66.83 percent) compared to their challenger, Jalyn Powell, who received 604 votes …

Bullying statistics and procedures released by MSD

Schools

by Terry Rogers     Milford School District presented the school board with details on bullying prevention. Photo courtesy of [email protected] and Wild Milford School District Vice-President Rony Baltazar-Lopez requested that district staff provide the board with some information regarding bullying in the district. Dr. Jason Peel, Director of Human Resources and School Climate along with Dr. Brittany Hazzard, Supervisor …

Summer programs announced for MSD

Schools

by Terry Rogers     Milford School District is in the process of developing summer programs for students who may need additional help. Photo by Element5 Digital. Milford School District Board of Education heard from Dr. Brian Clarke, Special Education Coordinator, about summer programming for the district. Some of the programs are designed for students with special education needs that …