Letter to the community: Downtown Milford, Inc. hopes to repurpose Santa House

This letter was submitted by Downtown Milford, Inc.’s Board of Directors May 10, 2018. It reads: Dear Milford Community: Seven years ago, Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI) set out on a mission to build a new Santa House to replace the House used for decades prior, intending to share the magic of Christmas with more children.  […]

Etta’s Catering celebrates grand opening

MILFORD – The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, owners Etta Mills and Michelle Mills, Senator Gary Simpson, Rep. Charles Postles, City of Milford Mayor Bryan Shupe, City of Milford Manager Eric Norenberg, CCGM Vice President Alicia Hollis and family and friends recently celebrated a Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening at Etta’s Catering located at […]

The Lab at Seascape in Milford opens new walk in facility

MILFORD – The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, City of Milford Manager Eric Norenberg, CCGM President Darel LaPrade, CCGM Vice President Alicia Hollis, CCGM Secretary Jennifer Jurczak, along with friends and family, recently celebrated a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration for the new walk in facility at The Lab At Seascape, located in […]

Perdue associates in Milford donate to United Way

MILFORD — Perdue Farms associates, along with the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, in Milford teamed up for a campaign that would raise nearly $30,000 recently. “Over the decades, we, as the Perdue family, have donated millions of dollars to the United Way. We would not have been able to do that if we did not […]

Milford sees opportunity in business growth

MILFORD — The ebb and flow of business growth is easily evident in a smaller city such as Milford. Residents noticed when Gooden’s Floral Shop, seasoned with more than 70 years of service to the Milford area, closed its doors in 2016. They realized the future impact when community staple, the Milford Skating Center, closed […]

Ashtanga Yoga 302 celebrates grand opening in Milford

MILFORD – The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, along with City of Milford Councilman Arthur Campbell, City Manager Eric Norenberg, CCGM Vice President Alicia Hollis, CCGM Secretary Jennifer Jurczak, friends and family recently celebrated a Ribbon Cutting Celebration for the Grand Opening of Ashtanga Yoga 302.  Their studio is located at 123 Causey Ave. […]

Mispillion River Brewing to open brewpub

MILFORD — A new brewpub is headed to Milford with a familiar name: Mispillion River Brewpub. “There’s a lot of changes coming to Milford and a lot of growth. The time is now; we’re ready to make a change,” Brewmaster Ryan Maloney of Mispillion River Brewing said. The brand began five years ago as a […]

People to Know: Keila Montalvo-Sierra

MILFORD — Keila Montalvo-Sierra moved to Milford two years ago and now says she loves the community. She opened Petite Sweets downtown on Walnut Street with her husband Albert as a Project Pop-Up business with the help of Delaware’s Economic Development Office. Now 33 years old, Ms. Montalvo-Sierra is active in the Milford community where […]

Food bank of Delaware, Perdue Farms announce ‘Drive Out Hunger’ matching grant challenge

MILFORD – With the community in their lane, the Food Bank of Delaware and the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation hope to drive out hunger. The pair announced a new challenge Thursday morning as the foundation, the “charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms,” presented a “Drive Out Hunger” challenge grant in the amount […]

Milford Community Center in danger of closure

MILFORD — Six years ago, Pastor Richie Portalatin, wife Mayra and their team at the Milford Community Center may not have realized the impact they would make by 2018. But that impact may soon be cut short. The building on Front Street, formerly used by the Boys and Girls Club, is now for sale. “Don […]