City looks at relocating fire sirens

Terry Rogers Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Police & Fire

At a recent council meeting, City Manager Mark Whitfield stated that the city was in discussions with Carlisle Fire Company to relocate fire sirens from the downtown area to locations outside the city. A license agreement has been presented to the fire company and it was currently being reviewed by their legal counsel. “The existing siren will be moved to …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – Sept. 6, 2022

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Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Carlisle discusses volunteer shortage with council Culture Milford 11 plaque to be preserved during MMS renovations Business Stone and Sage coming to former Lifecycle location Government & Politics City of Milford invites Public to Milford Corporate Center Open House Education Spanish Immersion students move …

Carlisle discusses volunteer shortage with council

Terry Rogers Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Police & Fire

At a recent workshop, Carlisle Fire Company provided Milford City Council with details on how they were managing a severe volunteer shortage, an issue that is plaguing volunteer companies throughout the state. Ryan Knowles, Chief of Carlisle Fire Company, explained that the company has expanded recruitment in an effort to bring in more volunteers, a task that was growing more …

Delaware state budget tops $1.5 billion

City passes balanced budget with small tax increase

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

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 …

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Milford Wellness Village leads fire company on tour

Terry Rogers Police & Fire

by Terry Rogers   Members of Carlisle Fire Company hear from administrators at Milford Wellness Village After purchasing the former Milford Memorial Hospital on Clarke Avenue, Nationwide Health Services made many changes to the building, updating equipment and reconfiguring some of the hallways to match the needs of their tenants. Now known as the Milford Wellness Village, the campus includes …

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Carlisle presents annual report to Council

Terry Rogers Police & Fire

by Terry Rogers     Rising costs of apparatus like these as well as rising salary costs have led to Carlisle Fire Company requesting additional funds from city council Carlisle Fire Company presented its annual report to Milford City Council on Monday, March 28. According to President Ryan Knowles and Treasurer Joe Morris, the fire company has seen a significant …

Photos: Milford screams back to life with community parade

Jonathan Budler Culture, Headlines

It was ghosts and goblins abound, along with Michael Meyers and other spooky characters, as Milford held its first community parade for the first time since 2018. Thousands of people lined up along Walnut Street waiting for the first October parade that was hampered by COVID-19 and rain in the past. As the sun went down, the parade kicked off …

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Carlisle Fire Department uses Bayhealth house for training

Jonathan Budler Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Police & Fire

The Carlisle Fire Department trains on a house on Cedar Creek Road. (Jonathan Budler) Carlisle Fire Company members trained over the weekend at a house on Cedar Creek Road, donated by Bayhealth. “We are training like our lives depend on this, because they actually do,” says Fire Chief Ryan Knowles, noting that the training helps prevent mistakes that cause injury …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – September 7, 2021

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Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”” title=”MilfordLive Sept 7-2021″] This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Ladybug Festival cancelled for second consecutive year Culture Project WIIN Report creates economic value of environmental assets …

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Carlisle Fire Company to receive enhancement funds

Terry Rogers Headlines, Police & Fire

Carlisle Fire Company receives approval to use Building Enhancement Funds Milford City Council recently approved a request from Carlisle Fire Company to transfer $100,000 from the company’s Building Enhancement Fund which is managed by the city. The funds will be used for a variety of capital improvement products. “We plan to purchase industrial fans for our engine bay to circulate …