Milford resident among others successful at USA Games  

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  Charles Permint, a Milford resident, was one of many Team Delaware members to succeed at the 2022 National Special Olympics Summer Games on June 5. Permint placed fifth in Bocce singles, a gold medal with his partner, Nicole Baker of Newark in Bocce team doubles and a bronze medal in Bocce traditional team competitions. There were 29 athletes representing …

Delaware state budget tops $1.5 billion

City passes balanced budget with small tax increase

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On Monday, June 13, Milford City Council passed a balanced budget for FY2022-23. The $53.8 million budget included a one cent per $100 of assessed value increase in property taxes to offset the removal of $100,000 in real estate transfer taxes that used to be used to balance the budget. Property taxes will increase by one cent per $100 of …

PACE Your Life opens in Milford Wellness Village

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Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Your Life opened in the Milford Wellness Village recently. The program focuses on helping older adults age in place, providing them with healthcare, medication, transportation and even meals. PACE Your Life will hold an open house on Thursday, June 16 from 11 AM until 2 PM. The public is invited to the …

a bridge over a body of water

WIIN to work with Arnett Muldrow on river plan

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The Waterways Infrastructure and Investment Network (WIIN) a coalition created between Slaughter Beach and the City of Milford to establish economic benefits surrounding the Mispillion River, Delaware Bay and tributaries has hired Arnett Muldrow to help them create branding and marketing strategy. The first of several focus groups were held recently in the City of Milford conference room, allowing stakeholders …

A bill headed to the governor would raise the amount of renewable energy sources used by state electric companies.

DEMEC warns of possible electric rate hikes

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At a recent workshop, Kimberly Schlichting, CEO of the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC), warned of a possible rate increase due to changes at the Indian River Power Plant. Schlichting began her presentation by apologizing for bringing bad news. “I wish I was bringing better news, but if anything, misery loves company,” Schlichting said. “We’re not alone in what I’m …

Milford fifth grader wins Google contest

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Anamirel Campos who attends fifth grade at Mispillion Elementary School was one of 54 winners in the “Family Will Always Care For You” Google Doodle contest. Campos continued to the finalist portion of the contest where she could be named one of five national winners. “A talented Ellendale-based student, Anamirel could see her art on the Google homepage for hundreds …

Comcast provides broadband, service details to council

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At a recent workshop, Chris Comer, Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs for the Comcast Beltway Region, provided Milford City Council with details on upgrades the company has made to their broadband system over the past two years as well as an explanation for why channels may change over time. Comer explained that the last two years have been difficult, …

New family medicine practice in Milford; new patients welcome

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Milford Primary Care Associates will open this summer at 301 Jefferson Ave. in Milford and is accepting new patients. This independent practice is committed to serving and engaging patients to achieve better health by providing disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment strategies through all life stages, from birth to end-of-life. Dr. Cindy Siu has provided outpatient primary care services in Milford …

Gilbert’s Tires, Wheels and Auto Accessories under new management

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The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, Mayor Archie Campbell, several members, friends and family recently celebrated a Ribbon Cutting for Gilberts Tires & Wheels. “Nothing has changed, just a few new faces,” Scott Calhoun, who took over the business from his parents Gilbert and Rebecca Calhoun. “It is hard to believe that it has been a year since I …

June Jam prepares for 44th year

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On Saturday, June 11, the G&R Campground in Houston will again be the site of June Jam, a large outdoor concert that is in its 44th year. The event, which began as a charity concert, will feature well-known local bands, food trucks and vendors. “It has been a crazy week trying to get it all nailed down,” Lynn Fowler, Vice-President …