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Updated Jul 29, 2014 at 8:57 PM

The Milford School District Superintendent Phyllis Kohel recently suggested seeking a referendum for $3 million in operating costs to offset current deficit spending and seeking more public input regarding what to do about the middle school. The referendum has a tentative date of Oct. 11.

Updated Jul 28, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Milford has one of the largest FFA programs in the state, with more than 200 students participating throughout middle school and high school. But it’s the program's focus on agriculture within a community that has earned this FFA chapter...

Updated Jul 28, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Students across Delaware sat down at computers in June and took the last-ever full round of testing with the Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System or DCAS. Next year, the state standardized test will switch to the Smarter Balanced test, which is...

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 4:36 PM

The Delaware FFA Association capped off the 2014 Delaware State Fair with the State Fair Awards Friday morning at the M&T Grandstand.

Updated Jul 22, 2014 at 2:02 PM

Milford High School Class of 1994 will celebrate its 20-year reunion on Aug. 2 at Abbott’s Grill in Milford.

Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 11:08 AM

Harrington resident Jacqueline Leisure recently was named to the spring 2014 Dean’s List at Loyola University in Maryland.

Updated Jul 10, 2014 at 11:13 AM

After about a year of diligent work, Milford Museum Executive Director Claudia Leister soon will be ready to unveil a new hands-on experience at the downtown museum.

Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Milford resident Julie Wersebe recently graduated from Lafayette College, earning a bachelor's degree in history and economics, while Houston resident Haley Schanne recently graduated from the University of Rhode Island, earning a bachelor’s...

Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 3:16 PM

From 10 a.m. on Saturday until the sun went down, about 60 teenage athletes competed in the first Tricia Martin Baseball Tournament as friends, families and supporters of the Martin family helped raise funds for the Tricia Martin Scholarship Fund,...

Updated Jun 29, 2014 at 7:12 PM

The Milford Central Academy is one of four Delaware schools that will serve as a demonstration site for Common Core State Standards.

Updated Jun 25, 2014 at 12:31 PM

The Delaware Department of Education recently announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price for meals served in school meal programs.

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