Milford man, 22, charged with assault

MILFORD — A 22-year-old Milford man was charged with assault after an alleged strangling incident, police said. Enrico B. Giangiacomo turned himself in on Sept. 19 after an arrest warrant was obtained earlier in the day Milford Police spokesman Det. Timothy Maloney said. Authorities alleged that a person living in the unit block of Cedar […]

SLIDESHOW: Ladybug Music Festival rocks Milford

The Ladybug Music Festival was rockin’ and rollin’ in downtown Milford Saturday for the second year in a row. Around 40 woman-fronted performance groups showed off their talent from stages along Walnut Street and other nearby businesses. The Ladybug Music Festival began in Wilmington and branched out to Milford as its second location last year […]

Milford brings more live music, events to Third Thursday

MILFORD — Third Thursday in downtown Milford is “a great night to get out with the entire family,” according to Downtown Milford, Inc. This month’s event, to be held tonight, will feature stores open until 8 p.m. with a select variety of food trucks and special events. The Chronicle will host Rep. Charles S. Postles, […]

SLIDESHOW: Milford celebrates the 19th annual Riverwalk ‘Freedom’ Festival

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford celebrated its 19th annual Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival Saturday with a full day of festive fun. Vendors, a car show and the kids zone started the day off on the right foot before a pet parade found its way through town in the afternoon. Milford’s only fireworks display ended […]

Celebrating women: Ladybug Festival to bring thousands to downtown Milford this weekend

Milford’s ladybug-infused legacy flew to a new level last year when dozens of women-led music acts and thousands of visitors flooded the downtown area in late September. This year, Gable Music hopes the Ladybug Festival brings even more entertainment to the area Saturday, Sept. 21 with the help of more than 40 artists coming to […]

Milford works to update sidewalk repair program

MILFORD — An antiquated city code in Milford is getting a fresh glance thanks to outspoken citizens and councilmembers. In an effort to beautify the city, the city manager and other leaders have attempted to enforce a previously overlooked code requiring citizens to maintain their sidewalks. The sidewalk repair program, as it was called, launched […]

MHS alum Trish Gerken named as new director for Downtown Milford, Inc.

The Board of Directors of Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI) has named Milford resident and Milford High School graduate (’05) Patricia (Trish) Gerken as its new executive director, effective September 23. Gerken joins DMI with over five years of experience in the non-profit and public sectors.  Most recently, she served as Site Supervisor of Buena Vista […]

Milford’s Riverwalk ‘Freedom’ Festival set for this weekend with fireworks, Light the Night fundraiser

September will be filled with excitement thanks to festivals around Milford like the 19th annual Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival Saturday, Sept. 14. Hosted by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, the event typically brings in thousands of visitors and hundreds of vendors and sponsors who spend the day together in the sun celebrating the unity […]

Vehicular assault charge for Milford man

MILFORD — A 29-year-old Milford man was charged with first-degree vehicular assault and other offenses after a crash with injuries on Aug. 11, police said. Kyle A. Strickland was operating a motorcycle at 12:12 a.m. on Silicato Parkway when his Harley-Davidson left the roadway and struck a curb, according to Milford Police. He and a […]

Drops of friendship: Kent-Sussex Industries plans 30th annual golf tournament with new golf ball drop

Kent-Sussex Industries, a local business dedicated to helping local adults with disabilities empower themselves for a better tomorrow, has something new in store for their 30th annual golf tournament. The event, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 18, will feature a new golf ball drop with golf balls individually painted by their own participants in hopes of […]