Government & Politics

Council approves retail location, N Washington St

by Terry Rogers     On Monday, July 27, Milford City of Council approved a conditional use application presented by Jerry Embleton for the construction of a two-story building on North Washington Street. The property is located near the corner of Southeast...

Milford Council approves new daycare center

by Terry Rogers On Monday, July 27, Milford City Council approved a request from Hattie Harris to open a new daycare center, known as the Triumph Youth Center, at 350 Milford-Harrington Highway. The new daycare center will be located in...

New US Postmaster directive causes confusion

by Terry Rogers  On July 10, Louis DeJoy, the newly appointed United States Postmaster General, issued directives designed to reduce costs in the United States Postal Service. The organization, which has suffered financial difficulties for years, has seen expenses grow...

Milford dog park opens

by Terry Rogers   On Friday, July 24, the Milford Dog Park opened after being closed for several months due to the State of Emergency due to COVID-19. Brad Dennehy, Director of Parks and Recreation, explained that the park was required...

Council approves new body camera contract

by Terry Rogers On Monday, July 13, Milford City Council approved a new contract for police body cameras. The contract with Axom Enterprises will cost the City $191,904.32 over the next five years. “What this will do is upgrade what we...

DelDOT Performing Repairs to Swiggett’s Pond Bridge

by Terry Rogers     Currently, Fleatown Road at the intersection of Cedar Creek Road (Route 30) is closed as DelDOT performs necessary repairs to the bridge over Cedar Creek. The repairs began on June 8 and are expected to be completed...

Senate confirms Mims as Common Pleas judge

On Tuesday, June 24, 2020, Delaware Senate confirmed Rae Mims’ judicial nomination as Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Sussex County. In addition to Rae’s accomplished career, the City has been proud to say she has served...

Council Requests Refund for Cancelled Festival

In December 2019, Milford City Council voted to provide $30,000 for the festival. On Monday, June 8, Council requested a refund of the $30,000 as the festival has been cancelled until 2021.

Council Rejects Offer to Purchase Aquarium Plan

The denial by Council means that Milford Aquarium Inc. may now solicit outside companies to take over the construction of the aquarium.

City Council to see new faces

Mayor Campbell congratulated the winners and thanked all the candidates for stepping up to represent the citizens of Milford. 
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There’s potential for “some very serious consequences” from this week’s oil spill on Sussex County beaches, a University of...

Milford Students Adapting to In-School Learning

by Terry Rogers     Since starting the process of bringing students into school buildings for a hybrid version of in-person teaching, Milford School District administrators say...

DNREC continues to clean oil spill

by Terry Rogers    On Monday, October 19, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced that they were in the process of...

Milford City Council Sets Timeline for Police Station Referendum

by Terry Rogers     On Monday, September 28, Milford City Council approved a timeline for a referendum designed to cover the cost of a new police...

Kidz Ink Opening in Milford Wellness Village

by Terry Rogers    Chief Administrator Aretha Kitson is excited to open a new daycare facility in the Milford Wellness Village. The facility held open houses...
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