Government & Politics

Governor Carney Appoints Ellen Magee as Sussex County Register of Wills

Governor John Carney on Saturday announced that he has appointed small business owner and farmer Ellen Magee to serve as Sussex County Register of Wills. Magee will replace Cynthia Green, who won the election in November to represent District...

Nonprofits fear minimum wage hike without accompanying rise in state contract pay

Nonprofits who provide social services say they will be forced to cut jobs, services or both if minimum wage goes up.

Founder’s Folio: Perspectives from the past and present on the holiday season

So how did the holiday decoration tradition begin in America? It happened later than you might think.

Is our time uniquely polarizing or are we uniquely American?

One thought about modern politics is that we're more divided than we have been in decades; another says we just don’t love talking politics all the time.

City Council Steps Up Utility Bill and Tax Collection Actions

by Terry Rogers     On Monday, November 9, Milford City Finance Director Lou Vitola reported that the City of Milford currently has $479,078 in delinquent property tax accounts. Of those accounts, $249,788 were for years 2019 and prior while $229,290 was...

Legislators Plan “Bury the Hatchet” Event

by Terry Rogers     A Delaware tradition for more than 200 years, Return Day in Georgetown, held the Thursday after election day, was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the events held that day was the “Bury the...

City Council to Sell DMI Building

by Terry Rogers     On Monday, October 26, Milford Director of Public Works, Mike Svaby, presented City Council with a proposal to demolish the building next door to City Hall which currently houses Downtown Milford Inc. (DMI). According to Svaby, when...

City Council to Review Riverwalk Future Development

  by Terry Rogers     On Monday, October 26, Milford City Council held a workshop in order to discuss how Council wanted to proceed with a plot of land along Milford’s Riverwalk. On October 12, Keith Fisher and David Perlmutter of Milford...

Governor Visits Oil-Impacted Beach

by Terry Rogers     Governor John Carney surveyed Slaughter Beach on Friday, October 23, one of the coastal areas impacted by an oil spill on Monday. The origin of the oil spill is still unknown, although samples have been sent to...

Mispillion Drawbridge Undergoing Scheduled Maintenance

by Terry Rogers     Recently, the Mispillion drawbridge has been raised more often than normal, often without boats passing by. According to Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), a contractor is performing scheduled maintenance and cleaning of the bridge which will lead...
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Young Girls Team Eager to Learn

This year was eagerly anticipated for the Milford girls’ basketball team, with a young team coming back with a...

Bucs Fall at Buzzer

Coming into this season, the Milford boys’ basketball team knew it was going to be about learning what it takes to win at...

Bayhealth honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Bayhealth’s Volunteer Services team is gathering food donations for Code Purple in Kent and Sussex counties...

MHS Senior participates in MLK Voice 4 Youth finals

Deena Johnson, a senior at Milford High School who plans to attend college to study either business or health administration, participated as a finalist...

Police Facility Citizen Advisory Committee Members Named

The City of Milford has announced the members of the Police Citizen Advisory Committee members named by Mayor Archie Campbell. This committee will oversee...
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