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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 …

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Milford School District outlines need for upcoming referendum

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The former Milford Middle School property may get new life if a referendum passes in October. In 2013, Milford Middle School, located at 612 Lakeview Avenue, was permanently closed due to health and safety concerns related to the school environment. Since the closure, the district attempted two referendums to deal with the sealed building. In one referendum, they proposed demolition …

Milford Middle School Property to be discussed by committee

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In November 2020, the Milford School District was awarded a Certificate of Necessity by the Department of Education to proceed with the process to conduct a referendum in order to refurbish the former Milford Middle School building on Lakeview Avenue. On Mon, April 19, the board agreed to reconvene a committee to confirm the request for a new school. “We …