Local non-profits benefit from Community Reinvestment Fund

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Several Milford area non-profits will benefit from the 2025 Community Investment Fund program which is included as part of the state’s annual budget. This year, seven organizations were granted over $1.7 million in funding. “We are pumped!” Lea Rosell, Director of the Milford Public Library, a recipient of over $382,000, said. “These funds are important because other than going for …

Parson Thorne Mansion undergoing renovations

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Thanks to recent grants as well as funding from the State of Delaware, Parson Thorne Mansion, also known as Silver Hill, is undergoing significant renovations. The mansion, which was believed to be constructed in the early 1700s, is one of the oldest structures in Milford. In 1961, James Richard Draper gifted the home to the Milford Historical Society. “We have …

MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – April 23, 2024

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This Week’s Top Headlines Include: New Milford school gets its name: Milford Middle School Parson Thorne to hold annual spring antique show DETV Announces New Show “CultureScope” Spotlighting Artists Across Delaware Milford Ward 1 and 2 candidates respond to questions Military students could get priority in school choice Metastatic cancer patients could get expanded treatment coverage Click on the image …

Milford Garden Club keeps busy during winter months

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Although the weather has gotten colder and many people are no longer thinking about gardening, the Milford Garden Club has kept busy throughout the past few weeks. The club decorated Parson Thorne Mansion for the holidays and created a beautiful tree for the Milford Library Extravaganza of Trees while also continuing their tradition of a poinsettia tree at the Milford …

MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – November 28, 2023

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This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Parson Thorne Mansion greening planned for Saturday Holiday season kicks off in downtown Milford with Small Business Saturday City agrees to cover cost of pump station pending Knight’s Crossing completion Milford parents voice concern about school safety, bullying Reindeer Stampede celebrates 25th year Click on the image below to view as a PDF

Parson Thorne Mansion greening planned for Saturday

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On Saturday, December 2 at 10 AM, volunteers will begin “greening” the Parson Thorne Mansion, decking the historic building in festive holiday colors. The project is done in partnership with the Milford Garden Club. “The wreaths and other greenery used to decorate the mansion are not store bought,” Brooke Clendaniel, a trustee of the mansion, said. “They are created for …

Milford Historical Society plans Antique Show

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Milford Historical Society has planned their fall Antiques Market for Saturday, October 7, 2023, from 9 AM to 3 PM. Dealers from around Delmarva will be selling antiques and vintage collectibles on the lawn of Parson Thorne Mansion, located at 501 Northwest Front Street in Milford, which is managed by the historical society. “The Antiques Market at Silver Hill dates …

MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – June 13, 2023

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Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headline Meineke to open in Milford Culture Seven Eagle Scouts in 2023 Graduating Class Milford Historical Society seeks trustees, volunteers The Story of the Declaration of Independence Business Rental permit waiver discussed at council meeting Government & Politics City Approves 2023-24 Budget and Capital Improvements …

Milford Historical Society seeks trustees, volunteers

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Milford Historical Society, the organization that maintains and manages the Parson Thorne Mansion, one of the oldest structures in Milford, is looking for trustees and volunteers. Assistance is needed to support the historical society with operations, event planning and fundraising, as well as historical research and preservation work. “Since our inception in 1961, our goal has been to preserve our …

MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – May 2, 2023

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Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Milford man runs Boston Marathon Culture Downtown streetscape plans presented to council Milford Library celebrates National Library Week Whitfield to talk about city strategic plan Annual Antiques Market to be held on lawn of Parson Thorne Mansion Business Dolce under new ownership Milford Corporate …