Citizen of the Year: Pletcher chosen for Chamber award

MILFORD — Nominations are in and tallies are counted. This year’s Citizen of the Year award, presented by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, goes to a Milford High School graduate who decided to stick around and make her community a better place. The Citizen of the Year is someone who demonstrates outstanding achievement […]

SLIDESHOW: 3rd Thursday in downtown Milford

MILFORD – Hundreds of consumers traveled to Milford Thursday evening, July 19 to enjoy live music, good eats and local wares, celebrating Downtown Milford, Inc.’s 3rd Thursday initiative. The monthly 3rd Thursday event is held in hopes of getting more people to the downtown area supporting local businesses. With a block party theme, this month’s […]

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.  […]

Meet Downtown Milford’s force during Third Thursday

MILFORD — Does Milford have the downtown you are looking for? Downtown Milford, Inc. hopes the community will come out to meet the force, or the merchants, that help make downtown vibrant during this month’s Third Thursday, May 17 from 5–8 p.m. Costumed characters from the 501st Legion First State Garrison will help give the […]

SLIDESHOW: Riverwalk Farmers Market opens for the season in Milford

MILFORD – The Riverwalk Farmers Market by Downtown Milford, Inc. opened today as the Dixieland Band helped usher in the new season. Th market will take place every Saturday from now through October from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Prepare for next week’s farmers market by checking out the list of this year’s vendors on […]

SLIDESHOW: Downtown Milford, Inc. celebrates 15th annual Bug & Bud Festival

MILFORD – The 15th annual Bug & Bug Festival, hosted by Downtown Milford, Inc., brought crowds of people to the area as they enjoyed crafts, games, fellowship and food. Bug & Bud Committee Chairperson Pat Sparks said the event went off without a hitch Saturday and with perfect weather. Did you go to the 15th […]

Plans abuzz for Milford’s 15th Annual Bug & Bud Festival

MILFORD – One of Delaware’s most popular festivals is just around the corner, according to Downtown Milford, Inc. volunteers. The 15th Annual Bug & Bud Festival is set for Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Hosted by Downtown Milford, Inc. and the City of Milford Parks and Recreation Department, the event takes place […]

SLIDESHOW: 8th annual Milford St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl

MILFORD – More than 700 race bibs were sold for last night’s 8th annual Milford St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl throughout the downtown area and in nearby businesses. Starting at 6 p.m., participants walked along Walnut, Front and area streets in search of their favorite stop for the evening. Where was your favorite stop? If […]

Annual St. Patrick’s Pub Crawl in Milford features fun, safety

MILFORD — Looking for a way to “Toast the Town” with the community? Downtown Milford, Inc. hopes residents and visitors alike will do just that on St. Patrick’s Day. With new safety features in place, DMI has announced its 8th annual St. Patrick’s Pub Crawl to be held Saturday, March 17 from 6-9 p.m. In […]

Ladybug Music Festival expands to Milford

MILFORD — Downtown Milford, Inc. hopes music will swarm Walnut Street and the surrounding area later this year. An announcement inside city hall by DMI Monday detailed the expansion of the Ladybug Music Festival to include a second festival location Sept. 22 in downtown Milford. Gayle Dillman and Jeremy Hebbel of Gable Music Ventures said […]