Government & Politics

Ellendale Residents Asked to Sign Water Access Agreements

by Terry Rogers After dealing with water in their homes that is unsafe to drink, the residents of Ellendale will soon have access to fresh, clean water thanks to an agreement between Sussex County and Artesian Water. In early August...

Council approves retail location, N Washington St

by Terry Rogers     On Monday, July 27, Milford City of Council approved a conditional use application presented by Jerry Embleton for the construction of a two-story building on North Washington Street. The property is located near the corner of Southeast...

Milford Council approves new daycare center

by Terry Rogers On Monday, July 27, Milford City Council approved a request from Hattie Harris to open a new daycare center, known as the Triumph Youth Center, at 350 Milford-Harrington Highway. The new daycare center will be located in...

New US Postmaster directive causes confusion

by Terry Rogers  On July 10, Louis DeJoy, the newly appointed United States Postmaster General, issued directives designed to reduce costs in the United States Postal Service. The organization, which has suffered financial difficulties for years, has seen expenses grow...

Milford dog park opens

by Terry Rogers   On Friday, July 24, the Milford Dog Park opened after being closed for several months due to the State of Emergency due to COVID-19. Brad Dennehy, Director of Parks and Recreation, explained that the park was required...

Council approves new body camera contract

by Terry Rogers On Monday, July 13, Milford City Council approved a new contract for police body cameras. The contract with Axom Enterprises will cost the City $191,904.32 over the next five years. “What this will do is upgrade what we...

DelDOT Performing Repairs to Swiggett’s Pond Bridge

by Terry Rogers     Currently, Fleatown Road at the intersection of Cedar Creek Road (Route 30) is closed as DelDOT performs necessary repairs to the bridge over Cedar Creek. The repairs began on June 8 and are expected to be completed...

Senate confirms Mims as Common Pleas judge

On Tuesday, June 24, 2020, Delaware Senate confirmed Rae Mims’ judicial nomination as Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Sussex County. In addition to Rae’s accomplished career, the City has been proud to say she has served...

Council Requests Refund for Cancelled Festival

In December 2019, Milford City Council voted to provide $30,000 for the festival. On Monday, June 8, Council requested a refund of the $30,000 as the festival has been cancelled until 2021.

Council Rejects Offer to Purchase Aquarium Plan

The denial by Council means that Milford Aquarium Inc. may now solicit outside companies to take over the construction of the aquarium.
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Milford Zips Caravel 24-0

    By Kevin Eickman This was a game a great many people had wanted to see for a long time: “The Battle of the Bucs.”  The...

Milford football seeks home opener opponent

By DAVE McCALLUM Coming off a resounding 24-0 opening week victory last Friday at Caravel Academy, Milford was looking forward to continuing its momentum this...

State aims for better early childhood ed with new position, grant money

  The state of Delaware has created a $1 million fund to help child care center recoup some of the money they've had to spend...

Milford Armory Becomes Community Center

by Terry Rogers   Lillian Harrison, Housing Director of Delaware Community Reinvestment Act Council (DCRAC), is excited to bring new life to the Milford Armory...
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