MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – March 26, 2024

Sonja FreyMilford-live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Doors open on Milford’s first meadery DNREC Announces ‘Take a Kid Fishing!’ Spring Events fondue celebrates one year anniversary Corporate Center, Red Cedar Farms, Teal Creek Plaza OK’d Milford Middle School project moves into construction phase Click on the image below to view the PDF

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Need a charge? Milford shows off its 2 EV stations downtown

Katie KazimirGovernment, Headlines

Twice delayed because of rain,  a ribbon cutting for two new electric vehicle charging stations in downtown Milford finally took place Friday. Sunny skies and a comfortable temperature hinting at the upcoming segue to spring made for a pleasant ceremony at the NE Front Street parking lot. A couple dozen people, including city officials, staff and local media, gathered around …


As stripers arrive earlier, commercial fishing season to shift

Katie KazimirGovernment, Headlines

With striped bass coming into the Delaware River and bay earlier in the year as the weather warms up earlier, DNREC plans to adjust their commercial fishing seasons. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will accept written comments on the proposed changes through Feb. 14. Stripers, as the fish are commonly called, have been coming in earlier than …

Along with the TreeCycle event, Delaware has 24 sites to recycle this year's Christmas trees.

Turn your Christmas tree into rich soil by doing this

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

Keep the holiday cheer alive while transitioning to 2024 and help conserve and improve Delaware’s soil by recycling your Christmas tree.  The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) are asking First Staters to give their real trees to a yard waste recycling site rather than dumping them off in landfills.  The …

West Shores stormwater drainage correction approved by council

Terry RogersGovernment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Over the past few years, residents of West Shores at New Milford, a development located near Bayhealth Sussex Campus, have complained of flooding in their neighborhood. After working with the City of Milford and the Sussex Conservation District (SCD), it was determined that the issue was a failed infiltration stormwater management pond on the far eastern corner of the development. …

DNREC Issues Temporary Emergency Variance for Air Quality to Perdue Foods’ Milford Processing Plant

Terry RogersBusiness, Government, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued a temporary emergency variance for air quality to allow for the construction and operation of a rental boiler at Perdue Foods, LLC’s Milford poultry processing facility until a temporary permit can be issued following a public notice to appear Sunday, Sept. 3.  On Sunday, Aug. 27, plant managers at Perdue …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – Oct. 18, 2022

Sonja FreyMilford-live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines School board approves name for MHS auditorium Council receives update on Milford Corporate Center Culture Library to present Holocaust program WIIN hopes to grow eco-tourism in the area Business USPS announces shipping deadlines and package rules for upcoming holiday season Milford’s hidden housing crisis …

DNREC updates regulations to prevent water contamination

Terry RogersGovernment, Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

At a recent City Council workshop, Larry Lutz, Chairman and CEO of HydroCorp, Inc. about changes to DNREC regulations regarding backflow prevention in an effort to prevent water contamination. Some of the changes will require additional water testing by the City of Milford. “Last year, the state of Delaware passed a regulation requiring that all regulations must have a comprehensive …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – August 9, 2022

Sonja FreyMilford-live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Changes made to MSD Student Code of Conduct Culture DNREC to present at next 2nd Friday event Country Up Fest to benefit ALS Mispillion Art League’s New Exhibit Business Teen builds baking business from scratch Government & Politics Changes proposed to downtown intersection City …

DNREC to present at next 2nd Friday event

Terry RogersCulture, Environment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

On the second Friday of each month, the First Presbyterian Church of Milford holds “2nd Friday,” an informational gathering designed to provide information to area residents. Previous events have included presentations by local artists and authors, including Rosemary Connelly whose recent book “Two Years in Italy,” chronicles the years she and her late husband, Bob, spent living in Italy after …