Government & Politics

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...

Drago runs as County Council write-in candidate

by Terry Rogers    Patricia “Patti” Drago recently registered with the Delaware Department of Elections to run as an official write-in candidate for the District 3 seat on Sussex County Council. In the recent Delaware Republican primary, Mark Schaeffer defeated incumbent...

Storage facility approved for Route 113

by Terry Rogers     On Monday, September 28, Milford City Council approved a new self-storage facility. The new facility will be located just south of Walgreens on Route 113 and would include storage units as well as an office and residence...

Lt. Gov visits Milford Wellness Village

As more healthcare services and businesses continue to establish their presence at the Milford Wellness Village, the innovative medical facility is catching the attention of Delaware officials and leading healthcare professionals. Recently Delaware Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long visited the...

Chancery Court denies GOP’s bid to stop vote by mail ballots

NOTE: This story has been updated to add Gov. John Carney's response. The Delaware Court of Chancery on Monday denied the state Republican Party’s move to stop voting by mail. The party had asked the court for an injunction to prohibit...
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Milford Parks and Recreation Offers Winter Programs

by Terry Rogers     Registration is now open for the 2020-21 Milford Parks and Recreation Winter Sports programs. According to Nan Martino, Coordinator, the organization was...

Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Downtown Milford

by Terry Rogers     This holiday season, more than any in the past, small businesses need the support of as many customers as possible. The COVID-19...
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