Acting City Manager Looks to 2020

by Terry Rogers     Acting City Manager Mark Whitfield sees a bright future for Milford in 2020 and beyond with a commitment of over $21 million in private investment in the City currently under construction or expected to break ground this year. The private investment leveraged over $2.4 million in state rebates and $230,000 […]

Council Receives Rate Study Results

by Terry Rogers     On Monday, December 9, Milford City Council received the results of a rate study focused on water, wastewater and solid waste rates in the City. The study was similar to one conducted on electric rates several years ago to determine that rates charged are adequate to cover the cost of […]

Service, Emotional Support Animal Regs

by Terry Rogers In September, many Delaware residents were surprised to learn that dogs were not permitted in restaurants in the state, even on outdoor patios, due to Division of Public Health regulations. The rule had been on the books for over 10 years but was rarely enforced and only came to light when the […]

DE Ranked Among Top Bicycle Friendly States

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) has ranked Delaware as the 6th most bicycle friendly state in the nation. Delaware was previously ranked 7th in the previous report issued in 2017 and has ranked in the top ten since 2012. The Bicycle Friendly State ranking provides a ranking […]

Century Farm Families Honored

The Delaware Department of Agriculture honored five Delaware farm families for their continued commitment to farming the same land for a century or more. “I don’t think many people realize how few farms there are across the United States that have actually have been in the same farm family for 100 years,” said Delaware Secretary […]

DMI Receives Funding for Ladybug Music Festival

by Terry Rogers   On Monday, December 9, Milford City Council voted to give Downtown Milford, Inc. $30,000 for the Ladybug Music Festival planned for September 2020. In it’s initial request, DMI asked for $15,000, half what they expect to spend to put on the Festival. “The week after last year’s Ladybug Music Festival, I […]

Four Council Seats, Mayor Up for Election

  NOTICE OF SOLICITATION OF CANDIDATES 2020 City of Milford Municipal Election Filing Deadline of Candidates for City of Milford Municipal Election The City of Milford Annual Election will be held Saturday, April 25, 2020. The term of Office for the following seats will expire in May 2022:                […]

Forest Service offers free wildfire training

The Delaware Forest Service is looking for motivated recruits to enroll in wildfire training classes starting in February at the Delaware Department of Agriculture, 2320 S. DuPont Highway, Camden, DE. There is no cost for training and no previous experience needed. Classes will be held over two weekends: February 1 and 2, and February 15 […]

Council Votes Not to Remove Trees

by Terry Rogers   On Monday, November 26, Milford City Council voted in support of a letter drafted by Public Works Director Mark Whitfield not to remove damaged trees located in alleys or on other property not belonging to the City. A petition signed by residents living on Delaware Avenue requesting that trees be removed […]

Council Considers Live Streaming Meetings

by Terry Rogers   On Tuesday, November 12, Milford City Council held a workshop to discuss the possibility of live streaming meetings held at City Hall as well as options to allow the public additional options for interaction with Council. Over the next few weeks, Council will review options for live streaming to determine what […]

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