Council To Changes Public Comment Rules

By Terry Rogers On Monday, December 11, Milford City Council voted to change rules related to public comments at meetings. The change is designed to allow more public input into Council decisions. “We have put together options for expanding public comments and a revised set of rules and procedures of how we operate council meetings,” […]

Council Discusses Rental Inspection Program

By Terry Rogers On Monday, December 11, Milford City Planner Rob Pierce presented a proposal to hire an outside inspection agency to implement a rental inspection program that was discussed at a Public Hearing on November 13. The proposal would have hired First State Inspection to perform rental inspections that are part of the City […]

Council Approves Trash Truck, Smart Meters

By Terry Rogers On Monday, December 11, Milford City Council approved the purchase of an automated trash truck. Public Works Director, Mark Whitfield, explained to Council that, although the truck is more expensive to purchase than a traditional rear-loading truck, it will save in salary costs over the years. “Over the past six months, we […]

Airport Road Officially Opens

By Terry Rogers On Friday, December 8, officials from the City of Milford along with Senator Gary Simpson officially opened Airport Road after a construction project that began in July. The project, estimated to cost $2.4 million was completed under budget and sooner than anticipated. “This project is the culmination of several years of planning,” […]

DNREC urges motorists to watch out for Deer

With the new time change, DNREC urges motorists to watch out for deer crossing roadways, especially at dusk.DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds all Delaware motorists, especially 9-to-5 workers driving home at dusk, to be alert for deer crossing roadways. “As we’re heading home, deer are just beginning their peak movement time,” said Emily […]

DART Collects 17.9 Tons of Food

Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) announced today that DART’s 20th annual “Stuff the Bus” Thanksgiving Food Drive collected 17.9 tons (35,832 pounds) of food. The week-long food drive took place from November 6 to November 11 at Walmart in Milford, Acme in Dover, Acme in Fairfax Shopping Center, Rodney Square in Wilmington and Acme in Newark; […]

Airport Road Final Paving Set

City of Milford Public Works The City of Milford’s contractor, Diamond Materials of Newport, DE has completed pavement milling and will begin final paving of Airport Road between Dupont Blvd (US 113) and Canterbury Road (DE 15) on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, and is expected to be completed by November 22, 2017. During the paving […]

Tree Lighting to cap Small Business Saturday

Released by City of Milford Residents and visitors are invited to the City of Milford tree lighting event on November 25, 2017 from 5 to 5:30 p.m. The Milford Central Academy Chorus will lead a community holiday sing-a-long as residents and visitors gather in front of City Hall, 201 S. Walnut, as we prepare to […]

Airport Road Rehabilitation Update – 11/03

The City of Milford’s contractor, Diamond Materials, of Newport, DE, will complete phase A-2 of the Airport Road Rehabilitation Project, between Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall and Bowman Road on Monday, November 6, 2017, at which time it will reopen to traffic. Airport Road from Canterbury Road (DE 15) to Delaware Veterans Blvd will be closed […]

Cemetery Committee Considers Fencing

By Terry Rogers On October 3, Milford Community Cemetery Inc. held a workshop meeting with City officials and residents regarding the deteriorating stone fence on the Walnut Street side of the cemetery. At the meeting, Mark Whitfield, Director of Public Works for the City of Milford, explained that the current stone fence could not be […]

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