Board discusses additional cost estimates for Middle School project

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At a recent meeting, the Milford School District Board of Education discussed schematic designs and drawings for the Milfrod Middle School project as well as a cost estimate that was $14,400,00 over funds approved by the state for the project. Superintendent Dr. Kevin Dickerson explained that the cost overruns were due to building cost escalations as well as outdated formulas …

MSD holds first public meeting for Middle School design

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On Wednesday, January 4, Milford Middle School held their first meeting to present preliminary drawings to the public related to the renovation of the historic building. The district plans two more meetings as they get input from the public regarding what the school will look like after demolition and renovation. “We began this journey back in 2018,” Dr. Kevin Dickerson, …

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MSD to hold public meeting regarding Middle School project

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Milford School District Superintendent Dr. Kevin Dickerson announced this week that there would be a public meeting regarding the Milford Middle School Lakeview Avenue project on January 4, 2023, at 6:00 PM at Mispillion Elementary School. The meeting will be a way for the public to view a presentation of the Milford Middle School design and progress on the project. …

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MSD releases timeline for Milford Middle School project

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At a recent meeting of the Milford School Board, a timeline for the Milford Middle School project was presented. The timeline explains the steps that will be taken by the district as it remodels the former middle school into a school for fifth and sixth graders. “The Public Information Officer graciously put together this tentative schedule,” Mike Sharp, Supervisor of …

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 …