Government & Politics

City of Milford, Delaware Nature Society Enter Partnership

On Monday, Feb. 22, Milford City Council agreed to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Delaware Nature Society. The city and Delaware Nature Society have long partnered to provide hands-on programming for Pre-Kindergarten to fifth grade students...

This state program can help people earning up to $98,000 buy a home

Those earning $98,280 or family of three or more earning up to $122,850 can get help in Kent, Sussex counties.

Land exchange approved between City, Library

On Feb. 22, Milford City Council voted to complete a land exchange between the city and the Milford Public Library. This exchange was related to a survey prepared in 2009 filed with the Sussex County Recorder of Deeds. “The northern...

Police chief requests revocation of conditional use permit

On Feb. 22, a request to revoke a conditional use for property located at 350 Milford Harrington Highway was presented to Milford City Council. The request was made by Chief Kenneth Brown after an incident on Jan. 30, 2021. “I...

City Council reviews annual audit report

On Feb. 22, Milford City Council reviewed the annual audit report compiled by Rob Griffin of Gold Gerstein Group, LLC. According to Lou Vitola, Finance Director for the city, the independent auditing company issued a “clean” opinion on the...

City expands Efficiency Smart program

On Feb. 8, Milford City Council heard a presentation by Tom Coyle of Efficiency Smart, the company that provides energy savings options to businesses and residents in Milford. Coyle provided council with details on how much customers had saved...

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.
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Delaware libraries give soundproof booths a trial run in Sussex

The wheelchair-accessible booths are equipped with computers to allow people to access telehealth services, online job interviews or even legal appointments.

MSD Announces Teachers of the Year

Milford School District has announced the 2021-2022 Teachers of the Year. The Teacher of the Year Program recognizes excellence in teaching by honoring our...

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – April 13, 2021

Open the Weekly Review PDF Here This Week's Top Headlines Include: Headlines Scholarships still offered by Milford Rotary Club Culture Milford Center Highlights Mary Gumrot State Fair Will Be...

Council approves investigation of annexation request

After a unanimous vote, Milford City Council approved a request from Walter and Sharon Feindt to allow the Annexation Committee to investigate the annexation...

City grants alcohol waiver for Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival

At their regular meeting, Milford City Council approved a request from the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford (CCGM)  for an alcohol waiver for...
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