DelDOT Suspends Road Projects 4th of July

Staff Report To accommodate heavy traffic during the 4th of July, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will suspend planned construction-related lane closures at 12:01 am on Monday, July 3 until 12:01 am on Thursday, July 6. Ongoing sustained lane shifts and/or lane closures may still be in effect in certain areas. The Department reminds […]

Council Extends Touch of Italy Agreement

By Terry Rogers On Monday, June 12, Milford City Council approved a request from Touch of Italy to extend incentives provided to the company after their purchase of the former M&T Bank building. The economic development agreement, signed in June 2016, provided for waivers of the building permit, water impact, sewer impact and electric impact […]

Council Approves Peddler Permit, Service Sign

On Monday, June 12, Milford City Council unanimously approved a peddler’s permit requirement as well as the relocation of a Service Organization sign. The former Service Organization signs were taken down when the new welcome signs were installed on Route 113. “Recently, we replaced signs at the entrance to Milford that had deteriorated significantly,” Eric […]

City Council Discusses Rental License Late Fees

By Terry Rogers On Monday, June 12, 2017, Milford City Council discussed recent late fees issued to rental property owners who had not renewed their license by January 31, 2017. City Planner Rob Pierce said that the past due rental license fees were discovered as the Planning Department worked to establish a better tracking system […]

Nighttime Bridge Inspections on SR 1 – Milford

WHEN: 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21, pending weather. WHERE: SR 1 southbound/northbound (Bridge over Mispillion River) between SR 14/Northeast Front Street and the Exit for SR 36-Milford/Slaughter Beach, Milford WHAT: DelDOT’s contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting the bridge over the Mispillion River on SR 1. On Tuesday, […]

Milford Passes Balanced Budget, No Tax Increase

By Terry Rogers On Monday, June 12, 2017, Milford City Council passed a balanced city budget with no tax increases. The passage of the budget followed two hearings held on June 5 and 6 where city agencies and charitable organizations in the City were able to present their requests for additional funding. “I am pleased […]

DE Veteran’s Home Celebrates 10 Years

By Terry Rogers On April 29, 2004, funding was approved to build a 150-bed veterans home which was built off of Airport Road in Milford. The home was dedicated on Delaware Day, December 7, 2006 and the first residents were accepted in June 2007. On June 12, 2017, the home celebrated its 10th anniversary with […]

95th Anniversary of Milford’s Presidential Visit

By Terry Rogers On June 9, 1923, President Warren G. Harding visited Milford, the only president to do so while still in office. President Harding was invited to the town by Drs. Frank and Layton Grier, owners of L.D. Caulk. The Grier’s were influential donors to the Republican party, according to Milford historian, Dave Kenton. […]

Honorable Primos takes Superior Court Oath

The Honorable Noel Eason Primos was formally sworn in for his first term as Judge of the Superior Court of Delaware at 3 p.m. on June 1, 2017 in Courtroom One of the Kent County Courthouse in Dover. Judge Primos replaces the Honorable Robert Young, who retired from the bench earlier this year. Superior Court […]

Sports Complex Will Require Closure of Crossovers

For the safety of motorists, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will close crossovers surrounding the Delaware Turf Sports Complex. The crossovers between the sports complex and the Thompsonville interchange will be closed on the following dates below from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. on SR 1 northbound and southbound. Motorists traveling northbound will be […]

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