Milford 11 plaque to be preserved during MMS renovations

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Inside the lobby of the former Milford Middle School is a plaque dedicated to the Milford 11, the first African American students to attempt integration of Milford High School in 1954. With the interior of the building scheduled for a complete overhaul, some have asked the school district what will happen with the plaque. “We have reached out to members …

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Milford Middle School project moves to next phase

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At a recent Milford School Board of Education Meeting, Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds, Mike Sharp informed the board that the Milford Middle School project was moving along. The district was preparing for program meetings that will be set up in the near future as BSA+A, the architectural engineering firm as well as Davis Bowen & Friedel, continue working on …

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Milford Middle School project moves forward

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With the Milford School Board approving the bid from BSA+A for architectural engineering services for the remodeling of the Milford Middle School on Lakeview Avenue, the project has moved one step farther toward completion. BSA+A will lead the processes for developing the design and site plan for the project. “We will be collaborating with BSA+A and our construction management team …

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Milford School District issues initial bonds for Middle School renovations

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by Terry Rogers     Milford School Board approved the sale of bonds to begin the process of renovating the former Milford Middle School Milford School District Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the sale of a 20 year bond issued to the State of Delaware in the amount of $1,743,900 at a rate of 2.28%. This is the …

District approves modular classroom replacements

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by Terry Rogers   Milford School District Board of Education recently approved replacement of four mobile units located on the high school campus. The new unit, which will allow for eight classrooms, will increase the number of classrooms by two while also providing additional security for students and staff. “This addition allows for better security as all eight classrooms will …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – YEAR IN REVIEW 2021

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This Year’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Milford voters pass police station referendum Former Middle School building to be renovated Culture Milford man’s WWII service took him around world, into D-Day invasion Vinyard Shipyard plans continue For 1st time, Milford woman describes escaping twin towers 20 years ago Milford couple skip 50th anniversary party for ride down memory lane Business Milford …

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Former Middle School building to be renovated

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Artist rendering of future Milford Middle School on Lakeview Avenue After the Milford community voted overwhelmingly for a referendum that would allow Milford School District to renovate the former Milford Middle School building on Lakeview Avenue, the historic structure will receive a much-needed facelift over the next several years. On Wednesday, October 27, over 2,000 Milford residents went to the …

Photos: Milford screams back to life with community parade

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It was ghosts and goblins abound, along with Michael Meyers and other spooky characters, as Milford held its first community parade for the first time since 2018. Thousands of people lined up along Walnut Street waiting for the first October parade that was hampered by COVID-19 and rain in the past. As the sun went down, the parade kicked off …

Milford School District discusses growth, COVID and referendum

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Milford Conversation, a group that meets monthly to discuss issues facing organizations and businesses in the Milford area, began meeting in person again at the First Presbyterian Church of Milford on Thursday, October 7. Milford School District Chief Finance Officer Dr. Sara Croce and Trish Gerken, Public Information Officer provided the group with information regarding the district’s growth, their COVID-19 …

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MSD holds referendum informational meetings

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Milford Middle School will be renovated to 21srt century standards for fourth and fifth graders, if an October referendum passes. Milford School District held the first of several referendum meetings to provide information to residents about the upcoming referendum planned for October 27. This referendum will allow the district to borrow funds to pay for renovations to the original portion …