Stories written by kwenbee@comcast.net

Gov Carney Holds Town Hall Meeting

by Terry Rogers   On Monday, February 11, Governor John Carney partnered with Senator Dave Wilson as well as Representatives W. Shannon Morris, Jesse Vanderwende, Bryan Shupe and Charles Postles for a town hall meeting at Carlisle Fire Company in Milford. The Governor presented a brief synopsis of the state of the state before taking […]

Fisher Retires After 57 Years

by Terry Rogers     On Wednesday, January 30, friends and family gathered at the Houston Fire Company to celebrate the retirement of Phyllis Fisher who spent the past 57 years as a beautician in Milford. Former Senator Gary Simpson read and presented Fisher with a proclamation from the State of Delaware, commending her for […]

Families Participate in ELympics Finals

by Terry Rogers On Saturday, February 9, elementary school English Learners in Milford School District competed in the ELympics District Finals at Lulu M. Ross Elementary School. Participants were in grades one through five and all were students for whom English is a second language. “We are honored to have everyone join us in supporting […]

Jennifer Wiley Marshall Street Project Underway

by Terry Rogers     On January 15, 2019, Beracah Homes set two new houses on two vacant lots on Marshall Street. One was placed on a lot where a home had been demolished in late 2018 while the other was set on a vacant lot next to a home owned by the late Jennifer […]

Land Purchase for Proposed Police Station Approved

by Terry Rogers On Monday, January 28, Milford City Council approved the purchase of the GROWMARK FS, LLC property as well as A1 Glass Company located across from the current police station. The City is in the process of planning for a new police station. Council also approved a contract with Becker Morgan Group who […]

Bayhealth Sussex Campus Officially Open

by Terry Rogers On Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at around 7 AM, Al Lakomyj of Dover departed Milford Memorial Hospital’s Clarke Avenue campus. He travelled by Carlisle Fire Company ambulance to the front door of the new Bayhealth Sussex Campus about ten minutes later, becoming the first inpatient rehabilitation patient to enter the new facility. […]

Milford Armory Gets New Tenants

by Terry Rogers   On Monday, January 28, Milford City Council approved a change in zoning for the former Milford Armory and a lease agreement with Delaware Community Reinvestment Act Council (DCRAC). The organization helps clients understand how to use credit while also promoting equal access to credit and capital through education, outreach, advocacy and […]

Milford Family “Pays It Forward”

by Terry Rogers  In December, the Delaware Electric Cooperative, as they do most years, returned capital credits to members who belonged to the coop during certain years. Any customers who were no longer members were mailed checks to their last known address. Laurie Coventry explained that her daughter, Megan Moser, received a check made out […]

Jason James Appointed to Milford City Council

by Terry Rogers     On Monday, January 28, Jason James Sr. was appointed to Milford City Council to serve out the term vacated earlier in the evening by James Starling Sr. Mayor Archie Campbell read the resignation letter submitted by Councilman Starling on January 15. “As of January 15, 2019 please accept my letter […]

Council Approves Royal Farms Remodel

by Terry Rogers   On Monday, January 28, Milford City Council approved a request by Royal Farms to demolish the existing building on the corner of Dupont Highway and Shawnee Road in order to build a larger store. The company will also remove all gas tanks and pumps as part of the new remodel in […]

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