Pine Haven residents take unsafe conditions to County Council

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

On January 3, residents of the Pine Haven development, located on Pine Haven Road near Lincoln, took complaints of unsafe conditions to Sussex County Council. Residents claim that their water is unsafe for consumption, some have no running water at all and there is raw sewage on the ground in some areas. “I’m here on behalf of the residents of …

Ashley Lockwood and her students, joined by Sen. Tom Carper.

Meet Ashley Lockwood, Delaware’s 2023 Teacher of the Year

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

Delaware’s teacher of the year didn’t set out to be an educator. Ashley Lockwood chose to earn a bachelor of arts in sociology from the University of Delaware in 2010. She planned to focus on how children interact with each other and develop. After graduation, she returned home to Seaford without a job and was trying to decide what her …

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City Council approves 340-unit Westwood subdivision

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

The 340-unit subdivision off Williamsville Road was approved by City Council Monday. Milford City Council on Monday evening unanimously approved an application by Ribera Development to develop a planned community on the north side of Williamsville Road. The 130-acre parcel, located behind United States Cold Storage, was already zoned for R-2 residential development – the second least-dense residential zoning type. …

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Bill would eliminate double-registration for town, city elections

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

If passed, Delawareans living in 45 out of the state’s 57 municipalities would no longer have to register with the town in order to vote in its elections. Photo/Getty Images. When Maryann Pielmeier went to vote in favor of a referendum to build a new police station in Milford, she was turned away at the polling place and told that …

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Street scaping and parking lot changes planned in Milford

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     This parking lot may undergo reconfiguration under the city’s Capital Improvement Plan At a recent workshop, Milford City Council heard from City Engineer James Puddicombe about several changes to parking lots and updates to streetscaping as part of the Capital Improvement Plan. The streetscaping and parking lot changes were currently in the design phase and …

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Milford School District referendum passes; historic site will be saved

Charles Megginson Education, Headlines

A voter enters the polling place to vote in the 2021 Milford School District referendum. Students will once again walk the halls of the historic Milford Middle School thanks to local residents voting overwhelmingly in favor of the school district’s referendum.  The referendum passed with 1,398 (67%) voting in favor of the measure and just 695 (33%) against. The building …

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Slaughter Beach mayor asks Dems to rethink moving town to new Senate district

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Slaughter Beach’s mayor said she’s fearful the town will lose progress it’s made on climate and infrastructure issues if it’s moved into a district that’s mostly Kent County.   If Senate Democrats have their way, the town of Slaughter Beach could become part of the 16th Senate District — and the mayor is not happy about it.  Democratic leaders in …

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Milford LIVE Weekly Review – June 8, 2021

Betsy Price Milford-live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”https://milfordlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/MilfordLive-June-8-2021-2-3.pdf” title=”MilfordLive-June-8-2021-2″]   This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Council reviews final version of budget during workshop Culture June …

Another sign of normalcy: Milford’s 3rd Thursday events return

Betsy Price Business, Entertainment

Crowds welcomed 3rd Thursday back after its COVID-19 hiatus.   Downtown Milford sprang back to life in a big way this month with the return of its 3rd Thursday event.  A solid turn-out of people shopping, grabbing a bite to eat, or catching up with friends and acquaintances in the downtown Riverwalk area welcomed its return May 20. With two …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – June 1, 2021

Betsy Price Milford-live, Weekly Review

Open the Weekly Review PDF Here This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Milford School Board hears tax rate presentation Culture Milford Food Bank location to construct new building Education Milford School District receives federal COVID-19 funding Business East Gate Farm opens for second season Avery Properties to renovate historic building Government & Politics Milford moves forward with TID Plan City …