MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – January 30, 2024

Sonja FreyMilford-live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Cured Plate plans February opening EDGE grant recipients open new print shop in Milford Comedy show featured at Senior Center Ribbon cutting planned for Stewart’s Gourmet Candies & Snow Cones Hearing on Milford homeless village is comment-palooza Milford school leaders encouraged by district literacy plan Click on the image below to view as a PDF

Students are returning to the classroom this week and next, and things are looking a lot differently than they did at the start of last year.

Schools start Tuesday, and ‘kids can be kids’ again

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Caesar Rodney School District students will be the first to return to school this fall, heading back on Tuesday, Aug. 23. Others such as Colonial start next week, but the majority head back after Labor Day. For the first time since March 2020, the spectre of COVID-19 will be shoved into the coat closet and largely left there. “Kids can …

Here’s how science of reading will look in classrooms

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Singing nursery rhymes, teaching letter sounds, and discussing what has been read are all ways you might see the science of reading incorporated into Delaware classrooms. Delaware’s 151st General Assembly raised awareness of using brain research to help students learn how to read when it passed a couple of bills that made using the science part of state law. Educators, …

Reading, teacher retention top successful 2022 education bills 

Jarek RutzDelaware Live, Education, Headlines

Rodel, a local nonprofit espousing better education in Delaware, calls the 151st General Assembly, which just ended, the “Education General Assembly,” in regard to the number of education bills that passed. “There’s more than 50 education bills this session and a 7% increase in the budget,” said Madeleine Bayard, senior vice president of Rodel. “They got a lot done and …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – April 12, 2022

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This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Bug and Bud Festival returns Culture Breast Cancer pop-up girls’ dress resale raised $1,000 Business City of Milford Awarded Site Readiness Funds Government & Politics City approves changes to street and sidewalk ordinance Bipartisan bill would cut realty transfer tax by 25% House overwhelmingly approves $300 relief rebate bill Education Science of reading bill …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – March 22, 2022

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This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Lawsuit filed over bridge repairs Culture Second Street Players of Milford is pleased to announce auditions for its summer musical, Oliver Milford Community Clean-Up planned Business Milford Wellness Village to host job fair Kiss My Axe plans early April opening Government & Politics DEMEC provides Milford with Renewable Portfolio Plan Milford may receive up …