Milford LIVE Weekly Review – Sept. 20, 2022

Sonja Frey Milford-live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Vacant School Board seat to remain open until May election Culture Riverwalk Festival brings thousands to downtown Milford Build a Sandcastle on Park Avenue at The 2022 Big Draw Festival Business Economic Development update provided to council Government & Politics DelDOT projects discussed by …

Riverwalk Festival brings thousands to downtown Milford

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The largest outdoor festival in Milford lived up to its name on Saturday, September 17 with as many as 13,000 people attending the Riverwalk Freedom Festival. The event included a Pet-riotic Parade, pat park, a Red White and Brew Garden, live music and ended with a large firework display. “This year’s Riverwalk Freedom Festival was truly the best one yet,” …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – Sept. 13, 2022

Sonja Frey Milford-live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Riverwalk Freedom Festival Planned for September 17 Trick or Treat night scheduled for Milford Business Fundraiser planned at local business for young child Delay in implementation of MPD Take Home Vehicle program Government & Politics Efficiency Smart program helps Milford residents save on electric …

Riverwalk Freedom Festival Planned for September 17

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Milford’s largest outdoor festival will return September 17 when the Riverwalk Freedom Festival kicks off at 9 AM throughout downtown. This year, there will be a few new attractions along with the popular activities and events from years before. “In addition to all the great things taking place at this year’s event, the Milford Senior Center will be open for …

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Festival funding approved by council

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

by Terry Rogers Two popular Milford festivals received funding from City Council Two popular festivals received funding from Milford City Council at a recent meeting. The Ladybug Festival, sponsored by Downtown Milford Inc. (DMI), which has been cancelled the past two years due to the pandemic, will receive $30,000 as will the Riverwalk Freedom Festival, sponsored by the Chamber of …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – September 21, 2021

Sonja Frey Milford-live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”https://milfordlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/MilfordLive-Sept-21-2021.pdf” title=”MilfordLive Sept 21-2021″] This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival 20th Anniversary a huge success Culture Firefly’s back Thursday with Lizzo, Billie Eilish, vaccine/testing …

Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival 20th Anniversary a huge success

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

On Saturday, September 18, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford sponsored the 20th anniversary of the Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival. After cancellation last year due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, Chairperson Angela Dorey wanted this to be the very special and she was not disappointed. “I think the event was the best ever,” Dorey said. “It was so very special …

City grants alcohol waiver for Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival

Terry Rogers Culture, Delaware Nonprofits, Government & Politics, Milford Headline Story

At their regular meeting, Milford City Council approved a request from the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford (CCGM)  for an alcohol waiver for Bicentennial Park, planned for Sept. 18, 2021. This will be the 20th anniversary of the festival as it was cancelled for 2020 due to the COVID pandemic. “We are excited to be in front of you …