Council to Discuss Seabury Ave Rezoning

by Terry Rogers     On Tuesday, October 15, Milford Planning and Zoning Commission recommended that City Council approve a zoning change from Office Complex 1 to Highway Commercial for a parcel of land at the intersection of Seabury Avenue and South Dupont Highway. The owner of the property, BSG III, has submitted plans to […]

Council Approves Low Income Sidewalk Criteria

by Terry Rogers   In July 2019, Milford City Council approved a letter to be sent to homeowners with damaged sidewalks requiring them to make repairs. In the letter, the City explained that the homeowner had 90 days to repair the damaged sidewalk on their own, hire a contractor to do the work for them […]

City Celebrates Riverwalk Rehabilitation

The Mayor of Milford along with City Council celebrated the completion of the upgrades to the Mispillion Riverwalk in Downtown Milford on September 28. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Walnut Street at the Mispillion River, next to the Santa House and Farmers Market. There were several honorees in attendance who helped make this […]

DNREC announces Delaware hunting seasons

Numerous Delaware hunting seasons open in October, including Sunday firearm deer hunting opportunities, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Deer hunting is allowed on all Sundays through the end of the deer season on Feb. 2, 2020, using only those hunting methods legal for the respective, established deer hunting seasons. Please refer to […]

Milford Employees Support Hurricane Relief

by Terry Rogers After the devastation in the Bahamas when Hurricane Dorian unleashed winds above 200 miles per hour for several days, there was concern that the powerful storm would strike the southern East Coast of the United States. The storm was one that proved to be difficult to predict so preparations were made all […]

WONDER Works Provides Job Skills

by Terry Rogers The State of Delaware Division of Social Services recently launched the WONDER Works program in an effort to provide job training and intensive case management to Delawareans with limited job skills or work experience. The goal of the program is to help clients become self-sufficient. “WONDER stands for Work Opportunity Network to […]

Milford Projects Awarded DDD Grants

by Terry Rogers    Two downtown revitalization projects in Milford are among those chosen throughout the state to receive Delaware’s Downtown Development Districts (DDD) grants. The grant awards were announced in July 2019 and include Mispillion Street Partners LLC as well as Benvenuto, the new restaurant in progress owned by Poncho and Lisa Johnson. Mispillion […]

Council Revisits Business Licenses

by Terry Rogers On August 26, Milford City Council authorized City Planner Rob Pierce to develop an ordinance that would require business licenses in the City. This was based on a request from Chief of Police Kenneth Brown, whose officers have expressed challenges to contacting business owners when interaction is needed between the two entities.  […]

Students Benefit from DelDOT Project Search

by Terry Rogers  Students who have intellectual and developmental disabilities often struggle to find employment due to their disability. For the past two years, DelDOT has partnered with Project SEARCH in an effort to help those who have such disabilities gain the skills they need to find permanent employment. “It is targeted for students whose […]

Sen. Coons Holds Milford Town Hall

by Terry Rogers     On Wednesday, August 21, United States Senator Chris Coons held a town hall meeting at the Carlisle Fire Company. The meeting, emceed by Eric Williams of Mispillion River Brewing, was an open forum allowing those in attendance to ask the senator questions regarding issues, problems or concerns they had that […]

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