Commission Approves Preliminary Comprehensive Plan

By Terry Rogers On Tuesday, May 15, the Milford Planning Commission approved the preliminary comprehensive plan for the City after hearing special requests from two businesses regarding zoning and language in the plan. The Commission voted to send the plan to the next step, a PLUS Review, with some minor adjustments after hearing presentations by […]

Route 113 Open After Railroad Repairs

By Terry Rogers When DelDOT announced several months ago that Route 113 would be closed for several weeks in May in order to repair the railroad tracks just south of Route 14, they told the City that their anticipated completion date was May 19. At a workshop presented to Milford City Council in April, DelDOT […]

City of Milford Lowers Electric Rates

By Terry Rogers On Monday, May 8, Milford City Council voted unanimously to accept a recommendation by Utility Financial Services (UFS) to lower electric rates by three percent starting this year. The recommendation came after the City hired UFS to review their rates to determine if they were adequate to cover costs and fair to […]

Solid Waste Collection Services are Changing

Staff Report  The City of Milford Public Works Department has announced that residents will receive improved services to your refuse, recycling and bulk waste collection effective June 19, 2017. Customers will begin receiving weekly recycling and yard waste services. Recycling collection will be on the same day as your refuse collection. In addition, the City […]

Milford Memorial Day Ceremony, May 29

The 21st Annual Milford Memorial Day Ceremony is being held at the Milford Senior Center on May 29, 2017 at 10 am. For the past five years, this event has been held in the Milford Senior Center so that attendee’s can be seated and are not being subjected to weather changes. The ceremony is approximately […]

Council Sworn in at Reorganization Meeting

By Terry Rogers On Monday, May 1, Milford City Council held their annual Reorganization Meeting. At the meeting, Councilmen Christopher Mergner, James Burk, Douglas Morrow and James Starling, Sr. were sworn in for two year terms. Councilman James Burk defeated challenger John Bechtold in an April election. Mr. Burk received 104 votes, or 79 percent, […]

Burk Wins Ward 2 Council Seat

By Terry Rogers On Saturday, April 22, the City of Milford held an election for a Ward 2 council seat in which Councilman James Burk, who has held the seat for two years, was challenged by John Bechtold. From noon until 8 PM, residents of Ward 2 who were registered to vote in City elections […]

Citywide Water Line Flushing During May

The City of Milford Public Works Department will be completing water line flushing of the City’s water system during the month of May. City officials state that routine water line flushing is necessary to remove the build-up of scale, rust and silt from the water line which can cause customers to experience discolored water. Public […]

Closure of U.S. Route 113, May 4

Closure of U.S. Route 113 in Milford for the Replacement and General Maintenance of Railroad Crossing The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad will be replacing and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing at U.S. Route 113/DuPont Highway between SR 14/Milford-Harrington Highway and Kings Highway in Milford. The […]

DE Personal Income Tax Due May 1

Delaware Department of Finance Division of Revenue Director David Gregor has announced that Delaware tax season filing deadline this year is Monday, May 1, 2017. Citizens are encouraged to file their 2016 State of Delaware Personal Income Taxes or file an extension to Monday, October 16, 2017 by using our online services at www.delaware.gov. Delaware […]

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