Ward II Election Set for April 22, 2017

Published by The City of Milford Ward II residents and property owners are encouraged to cast their votes on Saturday, April 22 between noon and 8:00 pm at Milford City Hall (201 South Walnut Street). Voting will not take place for Ward I, Ward III or Ward IV due to uncontested races. The following candidates […]

P&R Receives Approval for Kayak Dock

By Terry Rogers On Monday, February 13, Milford City Council approved a plan for a floating kayak dock to be located in the Mispillion River next to Arena’s. The kayak dock is designed so that boaters using the river can dock, leave their boat and visit downtown merchants or restaurants. The dock will be large enough […]

DE Had Record Number of Visitors in 2015

Staff Report According to the Delaware Tourism Office, Delaware hit new records for tourists and their positive impact on the state’s economy in 2015. At a news conference Tuesday, February 7, at Dew Point Brewing Company in Yorklyn, Gov. John Carney and Delaware Tourism Director Linda Parkowksi discussed new data showing 8.5 million visitors came […]

DE Turf Plans April 1 Opening

By Terry Rogers Bill Strickland, chairman of the Kent County Regional Sports Complex Corporation, states that the DE Turf sports complex north of Milford is 99 percent complete and on target for opening on April 1, 2017. Mr. Strickland, at a Town Hall meeting at the Frederica Fire Hall held on Wednesday, February 8, shared […]

P&R Employee Recognized at Council

By Terry Rogers On Monday, January 9, Milford City Council recognized Ralph “RJ” Skinner, Jr., for his outstanding service to the department. Brad Dennehy, Director of Parks & Recreation, presented Mr. Skinner with a certificate for his accomplishments and said that he was one of the “hardest working staff members in the department.” “RJ first […]

Council Denies Chickens in City Limits

By Terry Rogers Joey Phillips, co-owner of Causey Mansion, said that as someone raised in the city, he thought it would be an interesting experience to raise farm animals. With backyard chickens becoming popular throughout the country and many suburban areas allowing chickens on a small scale, he and his husband, Jan Broulik felt that […]

Milford Faces Costs Due to Prevailing Wage Decision

By Terry Rogers In October, 2016, Eric Norenberg, Milford City Manager, received a letter from the Delaware Department of Transportation regarding a recent decision by the Attorney General Matt Denn and the Department of Justice that could put several street projects in Milford in jeopardy, including the much-needed resurfacing of Airport Road. According to the […]

DDD Benefits Three Milford Projects in First Year

By Terry Rogers On Tuesday, January 10, Governor Jack Markell, local legislators and City of Milford officials gathered in the former M&T Bank Building which will soon be home to Touch of Italy restaurant. After Milford received the Downtown Development District designation, the property was eligible for State and local incentives that helped the owners finalize […]

Solicitation of Candidates – City of Milford

NOTICE OF SOLICITATION OF CANDIDATES 2017 City of Milford Municipal Election Filing Deadline for City of Milford Municipal Election The City of Milford Annual Election will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017. The term of Office for the following seats will expire in May 2019: Councilperson – Two Year Term Beginning May 1, 2017 – […]

Council Votes Against Business License

By Terry Rogers On Monday, January 9, Milford City Council voted against implementing a $120 per year business license for brick-and-mortar businesses within city limits. The implementation of a business license was discussed at meetings of the Community Affairs Committee and at a previous City Council public hearing. At the public hearing many businesses spoke […]

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