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Kylee Payne

Kylee Payne, Staff Writer

     Hi! My name is Kylee Payne and I am a junior at Joseph A. Foran High School. I play lacrosse for Foran as well as two lacrosse teams outside of school. I work as a hostess at Archie Moores and as a horseback riding instructor at a barn in Bethany. 

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A Look Inside Micalizzis: Micalizzis vibrant interior, May 1, 2022.

Micalizzi’s Makeover

Sweet Treats in Milford’s Streets
May 13, 2022

         Micalizzi’s Italian Ice opened during the summer of 2021 in downtown Milford and is currently up and running for the season. As of last year, Micalizzi's offered only ice cream, Italian ice, and cookie ice cream sandwiches called Peace Cookies. This year, the new menu is offering an abundance...

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Booker: A kind and loving pup who has been waiting months to find his forever home.

Long-term Shelter Resident

Don't Keep Him Waiting Fur-ever
April 8, 2022

     Milford Animal Control works to rescue stray, abandoned, and owner surrender cases of dogs and cats. Most times these animals are only at the shelter for an estimated two to six weeks before adoption.       Booker, an estimated three-year-old pit mix is one of the many that are often overlooked...

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Miss Emerald Isle Emily Mager: Miss Emerald Isle  in the St. Patricks Day Parade: Photo courtesy: Diana Mager, March 17, 2018.

Miss Emerald Isle

How the Irish Heritage Society Benefits Milford
March 11, 2022

     The Irish Heritage Society of Milford (IHSM) has been honoring Irish heritage for 16 years and has kept the culture alive throughout the town. Annually, the society honors a young woman of Irish heritage who has displayed honorable and selfless acts throughout the community, giving her the title...

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Celebrating the Arts: Registration for the event on Feb. 5th can be found on their website. Photo courtesy: Faith Art Studio.

Commemorating Black History Month

February 3, 2022

     Originating on January 2, 1970, Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, has been celebrated annually ever since. Black History Month works to celebrate achievements and contributions made by African Americans and their impact on the history of the United States.   ...

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The Giving Tree: Located at Live Oaks Elementary School. Photo Courtesy: Darlene Koosa, December 3, 2021.

Giving Back With the Giving Tree

December 8, 2021

     The Giving Tree is a seasonal tradition in Milford’s elementary schools that aims to teach selflessness and generosity. The event was introduced to Milford in 2005 and has become a memorable fundraiser ever since.      The annual tradition assists families in the Milford school system...

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From Our Family to Yours Light Show: More info on this display can be found at https://www.facebook.com/fromourfamilytoyourslightdisplay/ Photo courtesy: Jerry Payne November 10, 2021.

‘Twas the Lights Before Christmas

Celebrating the Holidays with Decor
December 1, 2021

     As Christmas nears, holiday music plays on every radio station, Christmas lists are sent out in the mail, and trees and lights appear in almost every house. The Christmas countdown begins. Every year, Milford shines extra light on the holiday season through its abundance of light displays throughout...

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Vanna the Miniature Horse: a free rent resident at Locket’s Meadow Farm.

Covid Causes Chaos in the Rescue World

How Animal Sanctuaries Survived Covid-19
October 29, 2021

     Local animal shelters were struck hard by the spread of Covid-19. The foundations that rely so heavily on volunteers are now struggling to stay afloat given pandemic restrictions.       Before Covid-19, animal shelters welcomed volunteers 12 and older, including senior citizens. Elizabeth...

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