Police, Civilian Personnel Of The Year

On February 6, 2018 Chief Kenneth Brown recognized the police and civilian of the year. This years officer of the year is Detective Timothy Maloney. Detective Maloney was recognized in July of 2017 as the “Officer of the Quarter”. Detective Maloney was recognized for his dedication to his work with the Criminal Division, as well […]

Vanderwende Announces Run for 35th District

Local farmer and businessman Jesse Vanderwende is running to represent the 35th District in the State House of Representatives. The Bridgeville Republican is seeking to replace 10-year veteran State Representative Dave Wilson, who announced on Friday that he will be running for the 18th District Senate Seat. Mr. Vanderwende said Rep. Wilson approached him and […]

Senator Simpson to Retire, Representative Wilson to Run

by Terry Rogers On Friday, February 2, Representative Dave Wilson filed to run for the 18th Senatorial District seat currently held by Senator Gary Simpson. Representative Wilson indicated that he decided to run for the seat because Senator Simpson has indicated he would retire at the end of this term. “I have spoken to Senator […]

Council Approves Comprehensive Plan

by Terry Rogers  The Comprehensive Plan for the City of Milford sets forth in graphic and textual form policies that govern physical development of the City in future years. The Delaware Code requires that the Comprehensive Plan be reviewed every five years and that the plan be revised, updated and readopted at least every ten […]

Council Approves Rental Inspection Program

by Terry Rogers On Monday, January 22, Milford City Council approved a program to bring all rental property inspections up-to-date to meet a code that was passed in 2008 after several months of public hearings and council meetings to iron out the details of the plan. In addition to hiring an outside inspection agency to […]

DPH Reports 3rd DE Flu Death

A third person has died as a result of complications due to the flu since the start of the 2017-2018 flu season in October. The Division of Public Health (DPH) announced that a 76-year-old Sussex County man passed away over the weekend in a New Castle County hospital. The man who had several underlying health […]

Legislators Discuss Right to Work, Prevailing Wage

by Terry Rogers  Recently, Sussex County Council voted down a Right to Work ordinance after several public hearings on the subject. The ordinance would give employees the right to work without requiring them to be a member of the union that represents workers in a company nor would they be required to pay union dues. […]

Council Updated on New Delinquent Tax Collection

By Terry Rogers  In 2017, the City of Milford updated several areas of the City Charter including sections related to how delinquent taxes were collected in the City. During Charter workshops, City Solicitor David Rutt explained that the State permits two methods for collection of delinquent taxes. The former method used by the City could take […]

Council Solicits Realtors to Sell Business Parks

By Terry Rogers On Monday, January 8, Milford City Council agreed to allow staff to create a Request for Proposal (RFP) that would solicit proposals from real estate agents to represent the City in order to promote the sale of lots in the Greater Milford Business Park and Independence Commons. The decision was related to […]

Winter Energy Tips For Families

Southern Delaware has experienced blistering weather this month, starting with Winter Storm Grayson that brought several inches of snow. With freezing temperatures and slippery roads, families need to keep warm but that means using more power at home and more gas in vehicles and having less money. To tip that balance, the DNREC Division of […]

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