Land east of Route 1 denied request to change Comp Plan

Terry RogersGovernment & Politics, Milford Headline Story

With a vote of 6 to 1, Milford City Council denied a request from Country Life Homes and Mr. Wiggles LLC to change the 2018 Comprehensive Plan. The change would have changed over 110 acres of land located on the east side of Route 1 from Low Density Residential in the future use Comprehensive Plan to Commercial. City Planner Rob …

Council approves change to former flower shop location

Terry RogersBusiness, Milford Headline Story

Milford City Council approved a request from Clark Service Group to change the former Milford Florist location on North Walnut Street to a contractor’s establishment. Council was required to issue a conditional use for the property even though it was already zoned commercial. After rules for public hearings were read into the record by City Solicitor David Rutt, City Planner …

Downtown Milford reveals county divider marker

Terry RogersBusiness, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Downtown Milford Inc. in partnership with the City of Milford and WSFS revealed two new plaques located on the Walnut Street bridge that identify the dividing line between Kent and Sussex Counties. The new plaques are designed as a photo opportunity for those who come to downtown Milford. “We are grateful that all of you are able to be with …

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City of Milford hires Balog as new Arborist

Terry RogersEnvironment, Government

Joseph Balog The City of Milford recently hired Joseph Balog as the new Arborist/Urban Forestry Coordinator.  In this role, Balog is responsible for the overall implementation of a City-wide Urban Forestry Program including tree planting, maintenance, related landscaped areas, and enforcement of tree related policies. “The Arborist/Urban Forestry Coordinator position is a welcome addition to the Department of Parks and …

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Bayhealth Welcomes Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Jonathan Sarik, MD

Terry RogersHeadlines, Health

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Jonathan Sarik MD joins Bayhealth As a regional healthcare leader committed to high-quality care for our communities, Bayhealth continues to recruit talented physicians in a range of specialties. Jonathan Sarik, MD, is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who is the newest doctor to join the team. He is accepting new patients at Bayhealth Plastic & Reconstructive …

Council hears economic development update

Terry RogersGovernment, Headlines

Sara Pletcher, Economic Development & Community Engagement Administrator with the City of Milford, provided City Council with her first update on economic development in the city since her department was formed. Pletcher took over the role in May. “I am sure economic development has been happening for some time, but with this new department, the city is able to expand …