City Temporarily Suspends Green Energy Grant

By Terry Rogers On Monday, November 25, Milford City Council voted to temporarily suspend the Green Energy Grant Program for Photovoltaic Systems (PV). Scott Lynch, the Energy Services Manager for the Delaware Municipal Electric Cooperation explained to council that the State of Delaware and the Sustainable Energy Utility were working together to offer a new […]

MSD Awarded Mid-Del Charitable Grants

left: Ronald Draper, President of The Delaware State Fair Board of Directors, Laura Manges, (Director of Special Education), Christine Mahetta, (Financial Secretary to the Director of Teaching & Learning), and the far right is Howell Wallace, Chairman of The Mid-Del Charitable Foundation .

Staff Report On November 13, at the Harrington Casino, representatives from 34 Delaware organizations were awarded financial grants by the Mid-Del Charitable Foundation.  The Foundation, developed to consolidate the charitable undertakings of The Delaware State Fair, Inc. and Harrington Raceway, Inc., supports Delaware-based organizations and charitable, educational, and scientific endeavors which address the wide range […]

CIS Continues Success In Year 3

Expanding their reach to include not only students at Milford Central Academy (MCA) but also Milford High School (MHS), the Delaware Communities In Schools (CIS) program is seeing increasing benefits for students as they continue their third year with the Milford School District. A comprehensive class and after-school program for selected MCA and MHS students, […]

Kids First Academy Presented Volunteer Award

Kids First Academy (KFA), a local school that provides a Christian education for children of all levels, recently received the Dorothy Traynor from Read Aloud Delaware award for the most volunteer hours in Sussex County. Six KFA students volunteered a total of 150 hours last year reading to preschool children at Milford Early Childhood Center. […]

Council Approves Carpenter Pit Road Contribution

By Terry Rogers On Monday, November 18, Milford City Council approved a $20,000 contribution toward improvements to Carpenter Pit Road. Councilman Garrett Grier made the request for the contribution after meeting with Senator Gary Simpson and officials at DelDOT regarding problems residents and visitors face using the road. In June, Reverend Royce Andrus, pastor of […]

Council Discusses Waste Collection Changes

By Terry Rogers On Monday, November 18, Milford City Council discussed changes to trash collection in the city. The city has been notified that as of January 1, 2014, all commercial trash customers must be offered recycling service as well as pick up for regular waste. City Manager Richard Carmean explained that adding recycling to […]

Holiday Stroll Set For Dec 6

With Santa Claus coming to town this Saturday, November 30 at 11am, Downtown Milford Inc. (DMI) is announcing the 8th annual Holiday Stroll which will kickoff the 2013 holiday season in downtown Milford. On Friday, December 6 historic downtown Milford will be open for business as holiday carolers, horse drawn wagon rides and holiday sales […]

DDC To Perform The Nutcracker Ballet

Diamond Dance Company will host their 15th annual performance of The Nutcracker Ballet on the first weekend of December at the Milford Senior High School Auditorium. The public performances this year will be held on Saturday and Sunday, December 7 and 8. As in years past the dance company will also hold two performances for […]

Alice In Wonderland Opens Nov 29

Staff Report Second Street Players (SSP) proudly present a family classic for the holidays, Alice In Wonderland. The show opens on Friday, November 29 at 8pm at the Riverfront Theatre, 2 S. Walnut Street in downtown Milford. Other perfomances include November 30 at 8pm and December 1 at 3pm, and a second weekend including December […]

Chesapeake Utilities Volunteers At Food Bank

Employees of Chesapeake Utilities, a business that sells and delivers natural gas across Delmarva, volunteered at the Milford Food Bank of Delaware on Wednesday, November 20 to help pack and deliver Thanksgiving boxes to over 250 local families in need. The event coincided with a $21,000 donation made by Chesapeake Utilities to host Thanksgiving food […]

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