Downtown Milford

As the fastest growing city in Delaware, Milford thrives on entrepreneurial spirit and growth in all aspects of life including commerce, culture and community. Known throughout the state as River Town, Art Town, Home Town, Milford celebrates the beauty of their natural resources, the ingenuity of its people and their commitment to quality of life. Downtown […]

Can-Do Playground

On May 9, 2014 local leaders and community members were on hand to dedicate the Can-Do Playground, located behind the Greater Milford Milford Boys & Girls Club in the Tony Silicato Memorial Park.  The Can-Do Playground at Milford is a unique public playground for children and families of all abilities in Central and Southern Delaware. A 32,000 square […]

Mispillion Riverwalk Greenway

Bridging the Past Connecting the Future By  Michael Oates, 302 Stories In 1975, town leaders established a Parks and a Recreation Commission—one of the first established by a municipality in Delaware. Milford “Parks and Rec” set out to promote community recreation with an emphasis on using the Mispillion River for water-based recreation. Now 40 years later, the […]

The Vinyard Shipyard

  Shipbuilding was an important industry in Milford during the early 1800’s, and the evidence of that long-forgotten line of work is still evident as you walk around the town. In fact, one of the original shipyards that produced many of the ships built here in Milford still stands today, the Vinyard Shipyard on Columbia […]

Milford Dog Park

Opening on  November 1, 2014 the Milford Dog Park, located near the Riverwalk at the corner of Fisher Avenue and Marshall Street, includes two parks in one with one section for small dogs and another for large dogs. The park is located in close proximity to the Chaney-Wilmont Greenway, located between the Vinyard Shipyard and Goat Island, […]

Art on the Riverwalk Tour

The ART (Art on the Riverwalk Tour) project began in 2013 as six sculptures depicting the classic yacht Augusta were designed and created by four local artists and displayed permanently along the Mispillion River. The classic yacht Augusta that was built at the Vinyard Shipyard in Milford, links the town’s historical beginnings of shipbuilding to […]

Goat Island Nature Preserve

On September 6, 2014 state and local officials dedicated the final phase of the Mispillion Greenway with the opening of Goat Island.  Visitors are able to experience four separate ecosystems along the trail that will consist of an at grade path with raised overlook areas including benches and information panels. In addition, raised composite decking on […] Weekly Review – January 20, 2015

The headlines of the week for Milford, DE:Service honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Downtown movies planned for March; Council discusses changes to waste ordinance, second container; City renames billing department, funds armory operations; Salon M celebrates grand opening; CCGM holds state, local legislative luncheon; Jazzercise offers fun, fitness in relaxed atmosphere; Lions accepting applications […]

Bucs Still Trying To Find Footing

      By Kevin Eickman Entering Friday’s game at home against Woodbridge, the Milford Buccaneers boys basketball team had a lot of things going for it. They were 3-3, but more importantly they were 3-0 in the Henlopen South. One of the things working against this year’s squad was inexperience, both of these traits […]

Bucs Fall Again, Look To Right Ship

        By Kevin Eickman This past Friday evening the Milford Buccaneers football team hosted the Delaware Military Academy (DMA) Seahawks.Make no mistake about it, the Bucs were extremely cordial to their visitors from north of the canal. When the dust had settled, Milford was on the wrong end of a 28-0 loss. […]

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