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Q&A with Council Candidate Dan Marabello

by Terry Rogers   On Saturday April 27, the City of Milford will hold an election for a council seat in the First Ward. The election will be held at City Hall from 10 AM until 6 PM and only voters registered with the City who live in the First Ward are eligible to vote. […]

Q&A With Council Candidate Sam Passwaters

by Terry Rogers    On Saturday April 27, the City of Milford will hold an election for a council seat in the First Ward. The election will be held at City Hall from 10 AM until 6 PM and only voters registered with the City who live in the First Ward are eligible to vote. […]

City Presents Opportunity Zone Workshop

by Terry Rogers   On Monday, April 8, the City of Milford, in conjunction with the State of Delaware, held a workshop to provide information on the Opportunity Zone (OZ) program. The program was established as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as an innovative approach to spur long-term private sector investments […]

DelDOT Celebrates Work Zone Safety Week

by Terry Rogers   Standing on the nearly completed overpass under construction at Northeast Front Street in Milford on a cool, windy Thursday, Delaware Department of Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan kicked off Work Zone Safety Week. DelDOT has launched a new campaign featuring DelDOT workers and their families that has been titled “We Have Families, […]

Slaughter Beach Overlook Opens to Public

by Terry Rogers   On Friday, April 12, a large crowd gathered at the new Slaughter Beach Overlook that was recently constructed over the Marvel Salt Marsh Preserve. The new overlook is designed so that visitors and residents can get a close view of osprey nests, learn more about the salt preserve and its importance […]

Youth Projects Recognized by Council

by Terry Rogers On Monday, March 11, Multiplying Good, which is also known as the Jefferson Awards, recognized several youth projects at Milford City Council. The projects engaged over 393 volunteers, generated 4.543 volunteer hours, impacted 32,015 lives for a financial value of over $115,000. “All youth who submit a project are honored in a […]

Community Helps Little League Repairs

by Terry Rogers On January 28, 2019, a water pipe burst in the Milford Little League concession stand, allowing more than 100,000 gallons of water to pour into the building. The ceiling of the building collapsed and there was significant water damage throughout the stand. Since Little League is insured by the national organization, the […]

Committee Recommends New Middle School

by Terry Rogers   On Tuesday, April 2, the Milford Middle School Committee, led by Bill Strickland, voted to recommend to Milford School District Board of Education to seek a Certificate of Necessity to renovate the former Milford Middle School building on Lakeview Avenue into a Grade 5-6 school that could house 1,000 students. “The […]

Roadway Improvements Planned Near Bayhealth Campus

by Terry Rogers   In March Sarah Coakley, AICP, a Principal Planner with the Delaware Department of Transportation provided Milford City Council with details on creating a Transportation Improvement District (TID) in the southeast section of the City. The area will include traffic patterns around the new Bayhealth Sussex Campus which opened in February. “A […]

Milford Microtel to be Updated Prototype

by Terry Rogers Chad Moore of Beacon Hospitality is excited for the new Microtel to open in Milford on Silicato Parkway. A conditional use was approved by City Council in March 2018 and Moore said that Wyndham settled on the property where the hotel will be located in July. “We had plans drawn up and […]

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