Block Grant Program Seeks Applicants

by Terry Rogers     On Monday, October 28, Milford City Council heard a presentation from Brad Whaley, Director of the Community Block Grant Program in Sussex County and Frank Paquette, Supervisor of the same program in Kent County, explaining how the program benefits low- to moderate-income property owners. The program is funded by the […]

DE Hospice Volunteers Receives Governor’s Award

Delaware Hospice announced that a Delaware Hospice volunteer received an award at the 2019 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards in Dover, which was held on October 29. Terry Andrews of Milford was selected for the Human Needs Award for his dependability, dedication, and generosity of time and spirit toward Delaware Hospice. Winners of the Human Needs […]

City Approves Business License

by Terry Rogers   On Monday, October 14, Milford City Council approved a $30 business license that would take effect January 1, 2020 for any new business opening in the City. Current businesses would be phased in over time starting in 2020. “This has been discussed a few times,” Rob Pierce, City Planner, said. “At […]

Council Denies Zoning Change Request

by Terry Rogers   On Monday, October 28, Milford City Council, by a vote of six to zero, denied a request to rezone property located at the intersection of Seabury Avenue and Route 113 from OC (Office Complex) to C3 (Highway Commercial). Although discussion at the meeting was only for a change of zoning, the […]

Council to Discuss Seabury Ave Rezoning

by Terry Rogers     On Tuesday, October 15, Milford Planning and Zoning Commission recommended that City Council approve a zoning change from Office Complex 1 to Highway Commercial for a parcel of land at the intersection of Seabury Avenue and South Dupont Highway. The owner of the property, BSG III, has submitted plans to […]

Council Approves Low Income Sidewalk Criteria

by Terry Rogers   In July 2019, Milford City Council approved a letter to be sent to homeowners with damaged sidewalks requiring them to make repairs. In the letter, the City explained that the homeowner had 90 days to repair the damaged sidewalk on their own, hire a contractor to do the work for them […]

City Celebrates Riverwalk Rehabilitation

The Mayor of Milford along with City Council celebrated the completion of the upgrades to the Mispillion Riverwalk in Downtown Milford on September 28. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Walnut Street at the Mispillion River, next to the Santa House and Farmers Market. There were several honorees in attendance who helped make this […]

DNREC announces Delaware hunting seasons

Numerous Delaware hunting seasons open in October, including Sunday firearm deer hunting opportunities, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Deer hunting is allowed on all Sundays through the end of the deer season on Feb. 2, 2020, using only those hunting methods legal for the respective, established deer hunting seasons. Please refer to […]

Milford Employees Support Hurricane Relief

by Terry Rogers After the devastation in the Bahamas when Hurricane Dorian unleashed winds above 200 miles per hour for several days, there was concern that the powerful storm would strike the southern East Coast of the United States. The storm was one that proved to be difficult to predict so preparations were made all […]

WONDER Works Provides Job Skills

by Terry Rogers The State of Delaware Division of Social Services recently launched the WONDER Works program in an effort to provide job training and intensive case management to Delawareans with limited job skills or work experience. The goal of the program is to help clients become self-sufficient. “WONDER stands for Work Opportunity Network to […]

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