Sussex Man Positive for West Nile Virus

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing that a 60-year-old Sussex County man has tested positive for the state’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2018. The man was briefly hospitalized for illness in July and after a preliminary positive test result from the DPH Laboratory in Smyrna, the blood sample […]

Q&A with Bob Mitchell

by Terry Rogers   On Thursday, September 6, Republicans in the 35th House of Representatives district will vote for either Robert “Bob” Mitchell or Jesse Vanderwende to fill the seat vacated when Representative Dave Wilson chose to run for the Senate seat vacated by retiring Senator Gary Simpson. Questions that are on the minds of […]

Q&A with Jesse Vanderwende

by Terry Rogers   On Thursday, September 6, Republicans in the 35th House of Representatives district will vote for either Robert “Bob” Mitchell or Jesse Vanderwende to fill the seat vacated when Representative Dave Wilson chose to run for the Senate seat vacated by retiring Senator Gary Simpson. Questions that are on the minds of […]

Council Ward 2 Election:  Q&A with Todd Culotta

by Terry Rogers     In May 2018, James Burk, Councilman for Ward 2, resigned from his position on Milford City Council due to work requirements. A Special Election will be held on August 23 from 7 AM until 7 PM. F. Todd Culotta and Andrew P. Fulton have filed to run for the open […]

Council Ward 2 Election:  Q&A with Andy Fulton

by Terry Rogers     In May 2018, James Burk, Councilman for Ward 2, resigned from his position on Milford City Council due to work requirements. A Special Election will be held on August 23 from 7 AM until 7 PM. F. Todd Culotta and Andrew P. Fulton have filed to run for the open […]

Milford Provides Recycling and Yard Waste Tips

by Terry Rogers     Recently, the City of Milford approved changes to their solid waste ordinance, lowering the cost of a second trash container and eliminating some of the fees related to trash, recycling and yard waste collection. However, one change to the ordinance could result in unexpected costs to residents and businesses. According […]

Sen Simpson hosts Retirement Benefits Workshop

by Terry Rogers      On Monday, July 16, Senator Gary Simpson sponsored a Social Security and Medicare Benefit Workshop at the Milford Senior Center. The workshop was designed to provide attendees with information about the benefits they are eligible to receive upon retirement. “As I enter retirement this year, I realized that I know […]

State Fair highlights DE agriculture industry

Stacey Hofmann, DE Dept of Agriculture Many Delaware youth and adult exhibitors are ready to showcase their agricultural exhibits at this year’s Delaware State Fair. Along with rides, food, and games, the state fair is a great opportunity for fair-goers to learn more about agriculture – Delaware’s top industry. “I encourage everyone to join our […]

Council Approves Changes to Trash Ordinance

by Terry Rogers  On Monday, July 9, 2018, Milford City Council approved changes to the Solid Waste Ordinance. Changes included the establishment of a Schedule of fees and fines, removing Rules and Regulations from the code, eliminating nuisance fines and reducing the cost of a second trash container. “Removing Rules and Regulations from the Code […]

First finding of West Nile virus

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Mosquito Control Section, in conjunction with Delaware’s Division of Public Health and Department of Agriculture, has announced the first detection this year of West Nile virus (WNV) in wild birds, indicating the recurrence of this mosquito-borne disease in Delaware. WNV was detected in the first wild bird […]

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