Exchange student shares experiences in Milford

MILFORD — For 16-year-old Alina Bashkirova, Thursday night’s graduation at Milford High School signified the end of a unique journey. Alina spent the year living in Milford as an exchange student from the Ukraine. In recognition of completing a year of high school, she was awarded a certificate from the Milford School District which she […]

Greater Kent Committee requests annual donation from Milford City Council

MILFORD — Kent County is looking toward growth, according to Bill Strickland who addressed the Milford City Council Tuesday, May 29. With the Greater Kent Committee’s looming need of hiring an executive director after teaming with Kent County Levy Court, Mr. Strickland and the board behind the committee has tasked themselves with requesting donations from […]

SLIDESHOW: Milford High School graduation 2018

MILFORD – Graduates celebrated their last day at Milford High School last night during their commencement ceremony with rain clouds looming in the background. See the complete list of graduates in the upcoming issue of The Chronicle. Valedictorian: Melina Nicole Hudson Salutatorian: Kaitlyn Clotilde Cupelli Senior Class President: Emily Holstein Vice President: Kaitlyn Cupelli Secretary: […]

SLIDESHOW: Milford High School celebrates graduates during annual Senior March

MILFORD – Milford High School graduates showed off their school pride Thursday morning as they walked through the Milford Central Academy and Benjamin Banneker, Mispillion and LuLu Ross Elementary Schools. This is the school’s second year in hosting the Senior March. It precedes the 2018 graduation ceremony by just hours, assuming the rain holds out tonight. […]

Milford Rotary Club installs American Flags for Heroes in honor of Memorial Day

MILFORD — Zack King. Dave Dawson. Douglas Monroe. Harry Hudson, Jr. Joseph Devlin. These are just four names out of hundreds that can be seen throughout Bicentennial Park in Milford as a tribute to their heroic acts thanks to the Milford Rotary Club and its Flags for Heroes program. Used as a fundraiser so the […]

SLIDESHOW: Milford High School Senior Cruise 2018

MILFORD – Graduating seniors from Milford High School celebrated in traditional fashion Thursday morning by traveling through town during the annual senior cruise. With cars decorated and horns blaring, members of the community and underclassmen watched as the seniors found their way down Walnut Street to the old Milford Middle School where they would have […]

Milford City Council talks special election, referendum

MILFORD – Voters in Milford’s second ward will have another chance to vote in a member of city council this year. Councilmember Jamie Burk resigned from his seat on council at the end of a police committee meeting Thursday, May 3. His resignation came after the committee spoke of a potential referendum to help pay […]

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.  […]

‘The Frog Prince’ helps actors hop into 10th season

MILFORD — Celebrate 10 years of Children’s Theater Magic as the Second Street Players Children’s Theater enjoys the 10th season with “The Frog Prince.” The play by Max Bush is based on the Olenberg manuscript and various editions of the tale “The King’s Daughter and the Enchanted Prince” by the Brothers Grimm. Shows are Friday, […]

Culinary graduates bask in success, start careers

MILFORD — Four members of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware celebrated their achievements Wednesday, May 2 during a graduation ceremony for the 18th graduating class at the Food Bank’s  Milford facility. The graduates were Tanesha Milbourne, Hershial Morris, Cameron Smallwood and Stephanie Woomer. United States Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester delivered keynote […]